Biography

Mark Bristol recently storyboarded and directed previs for every action scene in Mission: Impossible 6. He also wrote and directed three short films for the Foster Care foundation Upbring.  
                                                        
In 2016 he was the writer/director for Episode 3 "Night Terrors" for Rooster Teeth Productions new award winning hit series DAY 5.                                                                                                                                             
As a storyboard artist Bristol has collaborated with filmmakers like David Fincher, Spike Jonze, Christopher Nolan and Terrence Malick. He has worked on over sixty feature films, including The Mummy, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Maleficent, Edge of Tomorrow, Saving Mr. Banks, The Tree of Life, The Thin Red Line, Dazed and Confused and Memento.  
                                                                                                                               
Bristol’s directorial debut feature film, The Monster Hunter premiered on Showtime and received praise for its “excellent performances” and “brilliantly conceived and executed images.”  
                                                       
Bristol continues to direct commercials and music videos while serving as writer and director on such diverse video game projects as Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Tony Scott’s Criminal, Alien Fear, Enemy Front and Battlefiled 1.                                                                                                                 
Bristol has been invited numerous times to speak at the Austin Film Festival and SXSW on storyboarding, writing and directing for film and new media. He is a proud member of the Art Directors Guild, WGAW and he serves on the SXSW Film Festival Advisory Board.