When you think about films, what do you think of?

For most people, I bet they think of entertainment.  The jolly laughter brought about by the perfectly delivered line in a comedy, or the screams of terror lurking in the shadows of a horror movie.  The wild car chases or the tense dialogue in action films and drama.

For me, films are something much, much deeper.  Films are an artistic expression. A lens into how someone views their community, their country and their planet. And one of the most powerful mediums we have for making change in this world.

Hi, I’m Mark Locki, and I’m a documentary producer and director based in Calgary, Alberta and Chihuahua, Mexico.

My personal documentary work focuses on environmental and social issues, with a strong affinity for personal stories of overcoming challenges.  As a Political Science graduate with a specialization in international development and a professional background in immigration, I have a deep interest in topics surrounding changing cultures, our cities and environment, development and immigration.

In addition to documentary film, I work with nonprofits to help share the stories important to their cause.

What I’ve come to realize over the last few years is that it’s not enough to just create powerful stories. Every story needs a plan for how to create the impact they want to achieve.  I love figuring out the best ways to contribute to making the changes needed in our society through video and film. From complete distribution and impact plans to social media strategy, I help make sure films and videos reach their target audiences where they are.

My films have screened at International film festivals such as Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Whistler Film Festival, Mountainfilm and NorthwestFest, won awards at Newport Beach Film Festival, Atlanta Docufest, and Paladino d’Oro Sport Film Festival, screened for Congress Members on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, with partner nonprofits across Canada and the US, and have been broadcast on regional television in Canada.

When not behind the camera or in the edit bay, you’ll find me in the mountains hiking, running and skiing, finding the best food in whatever city I happen to be in (whether its a fine-dining restaurant or the neighbourhood taco stand) or on the patio in front of the BBQ, cooking up a storm.


  • Mountainfilm 2023/Official Selection/#MoCrazyStrong
  • NorthwestFest 2023/Official Selection/#MoCrazyStrong
  • Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2023/Official Selection/#MoCrazyStrong
  • Atlanta Docufest 2023/Winner – Best Biographical Short Documentary/#MoCrazyStrong
  • Kansas City FilmFest International 2023/Official Selection/#MoCrazyStrong
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2022/ Official Selection/New Roots
  • International Photography Awards 2019 / OneShot: Street Photography / Honorable Mention
  • International Photography Awards 2018 / Winter Sports / Honorable Mention
  • One Eyeland Awards 2018 / Editorial Travel / Finalist 
  • Epson Pano Awards 2018 / Bronze Prize
  • Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity 2018 / Mountain Photography Residency
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival Signature Image Competition 2017 / Shortlist
  • Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2017 / Mountain Landscape / Shortlist 


  • Interior Health
  • Community Connections Society of Southeast BC
  • Living Lakes Canada
  • BC Freshwater Initiative
  • Kootenay Outdoor Recreation Enterprise
  • Tourism Kimberley
  • Kimberley Nordic Club
  • Symphony of the Kootenays
  • Sustainable Kimberley
  • Shaw Spotlight
  • The Marshall Project
  • MoCrazyStrong
  • Cooperativa AMBIO
  • NGO Impacto

“Mark took our passion project and made it his passion as well. We would highly recommend him for your film and marketing needs.”

Erin Pan and Tracy Pound

Homeless Outreach and Prevention Program, CCSSEBC

“Mark is a pro in all capacities; camera, audio, editor and producer and is a pleasure to work with. Mark has non-profit experience as a society director and knows how to deliver projects with high production values yet still fit within non-profit budgets.”

Kevin Pennock – Executive Director

Kootenay Outdoor Recreation Enterprise (KORE) Society