Mark DeFriest director

 

 

DIRECTOR CREDITS

K9 Four episodes of the Dr Who Spin-off series for Producers Penny Wall & Richard Stewart. A Metal Mutt co-production with Limelight Pictures (USA), produced for Channel Ten Australia. 2009
Stormworld Fourteen episodes of the Action/adventure Sci-fi Canadian Co-production filmed in Vancouver, Port Douglas, Broome and Singapore for Great Western Entertainment and the Nine Network. 2007-08
Wormwood Seven episodes for Great Western Entertainment and the Nine Network. 2007
WASA’s West Australian Screen Awards. Live multi camera coverage at His Majesty’s theatre. 2005-07
The Sleepover Club Six episodes for the Nine Network and Southern Star Productions. 2005-06
Streetsmartz Six episodes for the Nine Network and Southern Star Productions. 2004-06
Parallax Fourteen episodes as lead director for Great Western Entertainment, the Nine Network and the BBC. 2003-04
The Saddle Club Twelve episodes of the second series for Crawford Productions, the ABC and Canadian Co-Producer, Protocol. 2002
Southern Cross Road movie for the Nine Network shot in Western Australia. AFI and LOGIE Nominations. 2001
Cybergirl Opening eight and closing eight episodes of Jonathan M Shiff Productions mini-series filmed in Brisbane, Queensland. AFI Award. LOGIE Nomination. 2000-01
Wild Kat Opening three episodes of the tiger series for Barron Entertainment in Western Australia. 2000
Thunderstone I, II
& III
Twenty-eight episodes of Jonathan M Shiff Productions mini-series. BAFTA Award. Two ATOM Awards. Two AFI Nominations. 1998-99
Flipper II & III Six episodes of the US television series starring Jessica Alba. Producer Jeffrey Hayes. Filmed at Queensland's MovieWorld studios for Village Roadshow Pictures. 1996-98
The Gift Eight episodes for Barron Entertainment filmed in Western Australia. 1997
Ocean Girl I, II, III
& IV
Forty-one episodes for Jonathan M Shiff Productions filmed in far north Queensland. US Disney Channel's highest rating program at that time. BAFTA Award. AFI Nomination. 1993-97
Ship to Shore 3 Forty-one episodes for Jonathan M Shiff Productions filmed in far north Queensland. US Disney Channel's highest rating program at that time. BAFTA Award. AFI Nomination. 1996
The Bob Morrison Show Three episodes of the sitcom based around a dog (and his family) for Telltale Films and the Nine Network. 1994
Time Trax II USA prime time series for Lorimar. Producer Jeffrey Hayes. Filmed at Queensland's MovieWorld studios for Village Roadshow Pictures. 1993-94
Deepwater Haven Six episodes for Australia’s Beyond International, France’s FR3, and New Zealand’s South Pacific Pictures - filmed in New Zealand. 1993
Black Stallion Two episodes of the Canadian/New Zealand co-production starring Mickey Rooney. 1992
Cleudo First seven episodes of the wild and silly Whodunnit? drama/game show for the Nine Network. 1992
Animal Park Opening eight half-hour episodes for McMahon & Lake and the Seven Network. 1991
Flying Doctors Twenty-four episodes for Crawford Productions and the Nine Network. AFI Nomination. 1988-91
Chances Eight exceptionally bizarre and risque half hour episodes for Beyond International and the Nine Network. 1991
GP An episode for the ABC/Roadshow, Coote & Carrol. 1990
Kelly Opening episodes of the children's film series for Westbridge Entertainment, TéléImages and Atlantis. 1990
Sisterly Love AFI nominated telemovie for Australian Screen Associates. Sold to the ABC, BBC and several territories. 1989
The Power, The Passion Ten one-hour episodes of the day-time soap for the Seven Network. 1989
Zoo Family Two episodes of the Emmy Award Winning series for Crawford Productions and the Nine Network. 1987
Carson's Law Six hours for Crawford Productions and the Ten Network. 1982-84
Prisoner Two hours for the Grundy Organisation and the Ten Network. 1982
Starting Out Ten half-hour episodes for the Grundy Organisation and the Nine Network. 1982
Free Enterprise Tele-movie for Television New Zealand. 1981
The Sullivans Two hours for Crawford Productions and the Nine Network. 1980
Sea Urchins Children's serial for Television New Zealand. 1980
High Country Tele-movie for Television New Zealand. 1979
Cop Shop Two hours for Crawford Productions and the Seven Network. 1978
Close to Home Countless episodes of the long running, award winning serial for Television New Zealand. 1977-81
Bluestone Boys Six hours of the serialised sitcom for Crawford Productions and ATV O. 1976
The Box A dozen or so episodes of the then risqué television soap for Crawford Productions and ATV O. 1976

 

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