Mark and David bring a team of creatives together with a vision of producing high quality, commercially driven stories. Bad Blood Films are developing a slate 16 of horror movies that will scare, shock and downright creep you out! SACRILEGE is the first feature in the slate.
Bad Blood Films strongly believe in building a sustainable film business, utilising the skill-set and relationships they have in place, whilst building new relationships that will allow them to create opportunities within the film industry, encouraging fresh talent to work alongside experienced film professionals. This is important for the British Film Industry to thrive and the key to keeping content fresh, whilst pushing the creative boundaries of low-budget filmmaking.
Mark KENNA - Producer: Mark started his career in Electronic Engineering with Rolls Royce. After graduating from the University of York in 1997, he joined Dolby Laboratories as Senior Sound Consultant. He provided technical and creative services to the International Motion Picture Industry, helping many first time productions and independent filmmakers through post production, working on over 600 films in over 100 film studios, cinemas and film laboratories worldwide. Mark has worked with all the major studios including Disney and Warner Bros; toured Scandinavia with Baz Lurhmann; provided technical support at the Cannes Film Festival; completed the first Dolby Digital mix in the Czech Republic and Egypt; provided consultancy services for new film studios in Thailand & Denmark and have completed work for George Lucas, Tim Burton and Ken Loach. In 2009, Mark started a production/post- production facility before starting Bad Blood Films Limited with David to develop a slate of horror/thriller films. Mark is a full voting member of BAFTA & jury on the SMPTE student film festival.
David CREED - Writer/Director: During his career, David has written, directed and produced adverts, promos, music videos and short films for the likes of Orange, L’Oreal, Renault, Rolls Royce, TGI Friday’s and Pernod. David co-founded the Bristol Filmmakers Group as well as bringing some of Raindance’s most popular courses to the city including ‘Lo-to-No Budget Filmmaking’ and ‘The Directors Foundation Certificate’. In 2005, David’s short film Tooth Fairy was voted ‘best script’ and ‘best short film' at The London Academy for Film and TV. In 2008, David’s ambitious ‘one-shot’ short Mum’s the Word, was the first independent short horror film to be shown on DreadCentral.com and in 2010 his short film Special Delivery won the 'Platinum Remi Award Dramatic Original' at WorldFest, Houston and ‘Best International Short’ at the Philadelphia - FirstGlance International Film Festival. He started Bad Blood Films with Mark to develop a slate of horror/thriller films.