MARKHAM COOK is an award winning director and editor. His films include: Channel Seven , Cedar Cedar, The Visit, The Last Illusion, and Thirteen. He has been nominated for and won numerous awards, including International Young Filmmaker of the Year at the Edinburgh Film Festival, and awards at Chicago, Palm Springs, Brussels, Los Angeles, Columbus, Yorkton, Houston, and Montreal.
He directed ten episodes of the award winning television series “The Naked Archaeologist”. The Episode “A Nabatean by Any Other Name” filmed in Jordan, won the Special Jury Prize at the 8th Archaeological Film Festival in Brussels.
He directed segments of the controversial documentary “The Lost Tomb of Jesus”, produced by James Cameron as well as two episodes of the upcoming History Channel series “Decoding Christianity”.
Markham Cook is also an award winning picture editor. Among his credits are the National Film Board series Canada Remembers, Le temps d’une guerre, The Black Pit, The Battle of the St. Lawrence, First Nation Blue, and Why Women Run. He has cut documentaries for CBC, PBS, Discovery Channel U.S., National Geographic Channel and ZDF. He was supervising editor of the Canadian Geographic documentary series.