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Marcus is a uniquely diverse director, his narrative work has been awarded at Tribeca and shortlisted by the Academy Awards and Bafta.

Marcus is always open to hearing about and helping to develop future projects as a freelance director or with his creative studio Third Channel.




To mark the launch of Skype Translator in Arabic Marcus was asked to find a story and direct a film which focused on the refugee crisis as Translator was being given to NGOs in the field. Firas had fled the war in Syria but still had a dream to one day join a professional cycling team. This film shows part of his journey to get there.


Directed by Marcus McSweeney
Creative Director Brad Finlay
Produced by Jessie Ayles
DOP Arthur Mulhurn