Mark Bamford

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Mark Bamford "is an American film writer and director whose award- winning work has screened internationally. He graduated with honors from New York University in 1989 and became a Baha'i in 1995 after moving to Los Angeles to work as a screenwriter. In 1999 he wrote and directed his first short film, "Hero", which played at numerous international film festivals and subsequently sold worldwide for television.

"In 2001, Mr. Bamford and his wife, left Hollywood and moved to Cape Town, S. Africa where they co-produced the "Building Momentum" video and also wrote, produced and directed their first feature length film, “Cape of Good Hope”, which won numerous “Best Film” awards and nominations. Their film was hailed by critics as a "genuinely uplifting, inspiring and memorable film" (Laura Kerns, The New York Times) and described as "one of the year's most engaging films" (Jeffrey Lyons, NBC).

"Mr. Bamford is also the founder of the Baha'i Media Network, an online group of Baha'i media professionals with members from more than 60 countries. He currently lives in London, England with his wife and two children." [1]

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  1. Presenters, Changing Times, accessed September 29, 2007.