Timothy Marks has over 7 years experience as a filmmaker, cameraman and photographer pursuing what it means to be a visual artist/entrepreneur based in Africa. With a variety of experiences in producing promotional short videos for companies both locally and internationally, to creating training and teaching digital material, live broadcasting of conferences and events, as well as documentaries that focus on current cultural and environmental topics. Currently, Timothy is focusing on creating, developing, and producing film, television, and online content that look at the natural and cultural heritage of Southern Africa. He also volunteers his technical and creative skills in his local community by training and mentoring aspiring photographers and filmmakers, as well as aiding a number of wildlife charities in their preservation and anti-poaching work.
Timothy holds an extended diploma in media production and a degree in film arts from Plymouth College of Art, United Kingdom. His work has taken him throughout the region of South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Ethiopia and his home country Zimbabwe. As well as working and traveling abroad to Israel, France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and to the United States of America. In 2016, Tim was selected to represent Zimbabwe for his work and contribution in filmmaking, photography, and active involvement in wildlife conservation in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which is the flagship program of President Obama’s that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. He was placed at the University of Notre Dame where he completed an intense 7 weeks of business training, teaching, networking, and studies at the Mendoza Business School.