We are proud to present director, writer and filmmaker Marcus Romer as guest at AMiFF 2016. Murcus is especially interested in exploring digital forms of expression in film and theatre, and he will present the unique film he co-directed, "The Knife that Killed Me", shot on green screen, and has the visual appearance of a combination of a computer game and a play on stage.



Marcus is a director, writer and filmmakr, currently Creative Director of ArtsBeacon UK, delivering Live to Digital projects.

Prior to this he was CEO and Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, where he directed many award winning theatre productions. These included Lord of the Flies, Antigone, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Romeo and Juliet, Looking for JJ. He also pioneered live streaming and webcasting from 2008.

As a filmmaker he wrote the screenplay and co-directed the feature film ‘The Knife That Killed Me’ which was released by Universal Pictures in 2015. He recently co-produced ‘The Works’ starring Ralph Fiennes, which is on BBC iplayer as part of Shakespeare Lives season

He is a published playwright and his work has been translated and performed across Europe and the USA

Marcus is a regular speaker and presenter on the use of digital technology in the Arts, and has spoken all over the world, most recently for Innovation Norway in Tromsø in January 2016.

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