In 2014 Rebecca set up Tyke Films, based in sheffield, to work with filmmakers from diverse backgrounds who have a clear voice and vision to deliver award winning films.
Tyke Films, run by producer Rebecca Mark-Lawson, is developing and producing a slate of projects including cinematic documentary, original dramatic feature films, adaptations and TV drama. Working with filmmakers who have a clear voice and vision to create intelligent emotional stories about rarely seen characters.
About Rebekka Mark-Lawson
After working extensively in production with the likes of Penny Woolcock and Ken Loach, Rebecca was appointed as Development Executive for New Talent at EM Media. Working on titles including Dead Man's Shoes, This Is England, Michael Winterbottom's Cock and Bull Story, Anton Corbin's Control, Duane Hopkin's Better Things and Keith Fulton, Lois Pepe and Tony Grisoni's Brother's Of The Head.
Then as Managing Executive at Lifesize Pictures, she delivered new talent schemes for the UK Film Council including Directors Lab, Cinema Extreme, Digital Shorts, Digital Nation and 4Mations.
Rebecca talent scouts for the National Film and Television School and regularly attends international festivals sitting on panels and juries. She mentors future producers and script writers at Sheffield Hallam University and BFI Academy. Rebecca has been an ongoing Reader and Assessor at BBC Writers Room since 2013. Reading, assessing and writing reports for film, television and radio competitions and commissioning opportunities. Since 2012 Rebecca has been an approved freelancer at Creative England reading and assessing shorts and features for schemes including iFeatures, iShorts, Funny Girls and individual applications. Mentoring filmmakers through iShorts giving support on story, production and editorial. Since 2010 Rebecca has also worked as Executive Producer and previewer at London Short Film Festival. Advising and delivering industry events and raising sponsorship and finance and previewing for the festival programme. Rebecca has worked with Sheffield Docfest since 1999 as Event and Panel Producer and Previewer. Reviewing entries into the festival, chairing industry sessions, introducing films and hosting Q&A’s.