Mark Kenneth Woods is a writer, producer, director, actor and tv host whose films and videos have been broadcast on television in over a dozen countries and have been screened in over 300 festivals and galleries around the world from Tokyo to Sao Paolo to Paris’ famous Centre Pompidou.
Mark is best known as the creator and star of the hilarious TV sitcom and web project “The Face of Furry Creek” (OUTtv, Bell Media Fund) and 3 seasons of the world’s first all-LGBTQ sketch comedy show “The House of Venus Show” (OUTtv, here! Network, Pink TV). Most recently, Woods has gained notoriety for his documentary work (“Take Up The Torch“, “This is Drag“) and hugely successful commercial work including Starbuck’s first LGBTQ-themed commercial “Coffee Frenemies” starring Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano.
His latest work “Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things” is a feature-length documentary that explores how colonization and religion have shamed and erased traditional Inuit beliefs about sexuality and family structure.
He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and also holds a Master’s Degree in Communication and Cultural Studies from York University in Toronto and has also taught at the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University.