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Mark Penney

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B: June 24, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario

Mark Penney is best known as the director of the 2004 film The Right Way which screened at many international film festivals and had a further limited theatrical and video-on-demand release in the United States. He followed that up with the 2007 experimental feature Life and the 2013 Canadian love story Le beau risque (The Beautiful Risk), the minimalist drama Calla Lily was released in 2015. As of mid-2021 he is working on a new production, Plymouth, which he has written and will produce and direct when it goes into production. We list his credits as a Director first.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Eye for an Eye (2001, short)
We Are Getting The Olympics (2001, short, documentary)
Exodus (2002, short)
An-Nehr (2003, short)
The Right Way (2004)
Life (2007)

The Beautiful Risk (2013)
Calla Lily (2015)
Job (2017)
Decline (2019, documentary)

Death (2020)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Quick Study (1999-2001)

Just the Facts (2000-2001)
Watercolour My Way (2002)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Eye for an Eye (2001, short)
We Are Getting The Olympics (2001, short, documentary)
Exodus (2002, short)
An-Nehr (2003, short)
The Right Way (2004)
Life (2007)

The Beautiful Risk (2013)
Calla Lily (2015)
Job (2017)
Decline (2019, documentary)

Death (2020)

Credits as a Producer:
Eye for an Eye (2001, short)
We Are Getting The Olympics (2001, short, documentary)
Exodus (2002, short)
An-Nehr (2003, short)
The Right Way (2004)
The Archer (2005, executive producer)
Life (2007)

The Beautiful Risk (2013)
Calla Lily (2015)
Job (2017)
Decline (2019, documentary)

Death (2020)

The Right Way, movie poster