Mark Edwards joined ARTE France in 2012, where he is responsible for international co-productions for documentaries. In this role he has commissioned and coproduced several blue-chip series, including The Vietnam War by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick with PBS, and UK–based Brook Lapping’s Inside Obama’s White House, Castro’s Revolution v. The Worldand their upcoming 3-part foreign policy series Trump on the World Stage, all with the BBC. His other recent commissions include the Emmy nominated On the President’s Orders with BBC and Frontline/PBS, the Sundance selected feature documentary and VR project Notes On Blindness with BBC Storyville, and the upcoming 20th anniversary project Generation 9/11 with PBS and Channel 4. Prior to joining ARTE Mark worked as an independent producer for 20 years on dozens of international co-productions.
Originally from New York, he has been based in Paris since 1995.