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MAREK MIIL

Multi-camera / Single camera Director

Born 19th March 1977

Contact information

marek@box.ee

+372 518 3644

I’ve been working in television since 1999 and did perform my first multi-camera directing in 2000. I have shot a lot of very different multi-camera productions – sports, music, theatre, entertainment, game shows, talkshows etc..

I want to be very professional at what I do, I remain patient in stressful situations, I have good spatial awareness, I am thorough in my preparations, I have good people’s skills and can motivate the team with my enthusiasm.

Professional Qualification

BA in the Television Directing, Tallinn University 1998 – 2002

Awards & Industry recognition

“Klass: Elu pärast” won Best Drama Series in 2010 at Rome’s Independent Film Festival.

“Pealtnägija” (“Eyewitness”) – the Bonnier Award winning investigative show and best TV show according to leading Estonian weekly TV-magazine “Nädal” 2011 & 2012

Nominated and awarded twice as a Best Director of Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR) 2007 & 2009

 

Multi-camera Productions

  • Junior Eurovision 2018 in Minsk, Belarus – 2018
  • African Championships in Athletics in Nigeria – 2018
  • IBU Youth/Junior World Championships – 2018
  • Lagos City Marathon in Nigera – 2018-2019
  • FIS Cross Country World Cup in Otepää – 2017-2019
  • Visma Ski Classics marathon in Changchun, China – 2017
  • Estonian Film and Television Awards – 2017
  • Estonian Annual Sports Awards – 2015-2016
  • Weekend Festival Baltic – electronic music festival in Estonia – 2016
  • Kids Say The Darndest Things – Nigeria – 2nd season of children comedy series in Nigeria – 2016
  • Simple SessionEurope’s biggest BMX and skateboard event2016
  • AlphaGo vs Lee Sedol – Google DeepMind Challenge Match in South Korea – 2016
  • Visma Ski Classics marathons – 2015-2019
  • Voice of Azerbaijan – 2015
  • BRAINSTORM – Pop-Rock concert – 2015
  • European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi (Gymnastics) – 2015
  • Screens Director for Opening and Closing Ceremonies at Baku European Games – 2015
  • HP Omen Smite tournament (26 camera complex multi-camera live) – 2015
  • Swix Ski Classics – 2015 (La Diagonela; König Ludwig Lauf; Birkebennerreinet)
  • Estonian Idol – 2011/2016
  • Screens Director for Opening and Closing Ceremonies production at WorldWideShows – 2014
  • Screens Director for Opening and Closing Ceremonies production at FiveCurrents – 2014
  • Junior Eurovision 2013 in Kiev – 2013 Oct-Dec

Example 2

  • Estonian National Victory Day Parade – 2012/2011/2010/2006
  • EuroBasket in Lithuania, Alytus, Group- C – 2011
  • Tartu Marathon – 2011/2013/2015 – (63km cross country skiing marathon)
  • Tartu Rattamaraton – 2010 / 2011  (89km mountain bike race)
  • FIS Cross Country World Cup, 2nd director – 2003 – 2010
  • Summer Biathlon WCH, 2nd director – 2007
  • Baltic Basketball League Final 4 in Tartu – 2009
  • Estonian Song Celebration – 2009
  • Estonian Youth Song Celebration – 2007 / 2011
  • The Celebrations of the Anniversaries of  Estonian Republic and Estonian’s President formal reception – 2007 – 2009
  • Hennesy’s New Year Eve Concert – 2009
  • Judo World Cup in Tallinn – 2008
  • Judo Junior world cup in Tallinn – 2007
  • Eurovision Song Contest – – 2008 – 2011 Estonian National Finale
  • Rock Festival – Rabarock – 2007
  • Official Greeting Ceremony for the President of USA and for the Japanese Emperor – 2006 / 2007
  • Several live theatre broadcasts – 2008 – 2012
  • Basketball live broadcasts – 2001 – 2007 (Estonian Championships)
  • Football live broadcasts – 2001 – 2010
  • Handball live broadcasts – 2005
  • Estonian Athletics Championships – 2003 – 2005
  • Numerous different music broadcasts – from smaller concerts to big symphony orchestras live
  • Numerous different game or talkshows (Singing With The Stars, Hole in the Wall etc.)

 

Single Camera Productions

  • Pealtnägija (Eyewitness) – 2010 – 2012 Estonian version of “60 minutes” – weekly
  • Tuled akendes (Lights in the windows) – 2011
  • Tööotsija (Job Seeker) – 2009 – 2011
  • Kapital (Capital) – 2010
  • “Klass: elu pärast” ep.5 – 2010 (miniseries “Class: life after)
  • Mantlipärija (The Apprentice) – 2007
  • Kaks takti ette (Two-Stroke) – 2007
  • Kas parimast piisab? – 2005 (documentary “Is Best Good Enough?”)
  • Scratch (documentary about turntablism) – 2000
  • Raadio pildis (Radio in Pictures, documentary) – 1999
  • Vihmametsade muusika  – 2005 (Music of the Rainforest, documentary)
  • Martin Reimi jalgpallikool – 2002 (An educational film about football)
  • Spordifookus (Sport in Focus) – 2003 – 2004
  • Promo Director and Producer – 2002 – 2007
  • Sport News Director – 1999 – 2002

 

Additional Information

Fluent in AVID

Fluent in spoken and written english and russian

Valid driver licence

Hobbies & Interests: basketball, snowboarding, tennis, traveling, music, books

 

 

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