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Mark Molloy has established himself as a master of visual storytelling. Characterized by his unique ability to tell human stories, there’s an ever present life force intrinsic to his work. Whether crafting strikingly cinematic films or finding subtle, nuanced and relatable performances, Molloy brings compassion, perseverance and a relentless focus on craft to all of his projects. His career to date has earned him numerous accolades such as the Cannes Grand Prix and multiple Cannes Lions and awards at AICP, Clios, CICLOPE, D&AD, and The One Show among others.
Molloy rose to prominence directing Apple‘s three-part video series Apple at Work – The Underdogs, packed with dynamic filmmaking, charming storytelling and the most rewarding conclusion. The trilogy has garnered more than 80 million views and won the coveted Film Grand Prix at Cannes Lions in 2022. Molloy was named Director of the Year at CICLOPE, Shots Awards, and British Arrows. He also earned a nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials at the DGA Awards.
Molloy recently wrapped production on his feature directorial debut for Netflix’s Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley, starring Eddie Murphy, Joseph Gordon Levitt, and Kevin Bacon. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer himself scouted Molloy for the film following his commercial directing success.
Mark has firmly established himself in a new class of auteur commercial filmmakers.