Marc Isaacs

Marc Isaacs has made more than sixteen creative documentaries for the likes of the BBC, Channel 4 and cinema since his first film, Lift, in 2001. His films have won Grierson, Royal Television Society and BAFTA awards, as well as international film festival prizes. In 2006 Marc had a retrospective at the prestigious Lussas documentary film festival in France, and his work has been included in numerous documentary books and academic studies. In 2008 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of East London for his documentary work.

Marc has been a guest tutor at numerous universities and film schools in the UK and overseas, including the London Film School and the National Film and Television School. He is currently an Associate Professor at University College London. A complete box set of his films, entitled From Lift to The Road, was released by Second Run DVD in 2018, and a full retrospective of his work was shown at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, in 2022. His latest film, The Filmmaker’s House (2020), is screening at festivals worldwide.