Mark Siegmund

A native of the East German city of Leipzig, Mark has been living in South Korea for almost 15 years where he has worked in various film related jobs. From 2007 till 2015, he worked at the Seoul Film Commission taking care of international productions and co-productions shooting in Seoul (See filmography at imdb). Among the countless projects  he was in charge of the initial location scouting for Avengers: Age of Ultron and Sense8. He got an in-depth insights into the Korean film industry, knows the city like the back of his hand and is well networked in the industry.

Since October 2015, he’s been working as freelance location manager, production manager and production coordinator for int’l film and TV productions. From 2015 to 2018, he was an advisor to DOK Leipzig focusing on Korea and Asia.

Filmography

Sep ~ Oct 2019 ABOVE AND BELOW – How Cities can grow Sustainably / Documentary series / Germany (BR/ARTE)
Location Manager
Aug ~ Sep 2019 Save and Quit? / Documentary  Finland (YLE)
Production Coordinator / Translator / Subtitles
Apr ~ Nov 2019 1989 Berlin, 2019 Seoul /  Documentary / South Korea / in post-production
Production Manager
Feb 2019 Smiling Jockey / Documentary / Brazil, South Korea / in post-production
Production Manager
May ~ Oct 2018 I’m A Legend / Documentary / South Korea (MBC)
Production Manager
Mar ~ May 2018 Foodmakers Go Global (German-Korean episode) / Documentary series/ Italy, Germany (ARTE/MDR)
Production Manager
March ~ Apr 2018 Meet the Millennials / Documentary series / The Netherlands
Location Manager
Oct ~ Dec 2017 Beauty and the Feast / Documentary / Singapore (Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific)
Production Manager / Production Coordinator
Sep 17 Dollar Heroes / Documentary  / Germany, South Korea, Denmark (ARTE/BBC)
Field Producer South Korea
Aug 17 Home Away from Home – The world of Do Ho Suh / Documentary / The Netherlands (NPO AVROTROS)
Coordinator
May ~ Jun 2017/
Aug ~ Sep 2017/
May ~ June 2018/
July ~ August 2018
The Primate Citizen / Documentary in post-production / South Korea
Jungle School / Documentary in post-production / South Korea
Beyond the ZOO / Documentary / South Korea (MBC)
Production Manager
Apr ~ May 2017 Vanishing Asia / Documentary series / USA, Hong Kong (Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific)
Production Coordinator
Dec 2016 ~ Jan 2017 Stammering Ballad /  Documentary (110min) / China, South Korea
May 17 Post Production Manager
Nov ~ Dec 2016 God BLISS Our Home / Documentary (74min)/ The Philippines, South Korea
Post Production Manager
Jul ~ Oct 2016 The Return / Hybrid documentary (90 min) / Denmark
Co-Producer / Production Manager / Location Manager
Mar ~ Jun 2016 The Run / Documentary (45min & 52min), Germany (ZDF)
Coordinator / Production Manager / Translator
Jan ~ Feb 2016 Dus Ik ben / TV Reality TV Show/ The Netherlands (NPO)
Coordinator