Dr Marco Federici is an award-winning filmmaker and versatile creative. Throughout a highly experienced career in multimedia, Marco has devised, produced and delivered high-level content for national broadcasters, academic institutions, national press and global brands.
Marco was awarded "BEST DIRECTOR" across all genres a the Royal Television Society Awards (Scotland 2023) for his feature documentary RICO: The Richard Demarco Story.
MLC Productions is a BBC Approved Independent TV Production Company delivering engaging, story-driven programming for their channels and online platforms. In 2019, Marco devised and produced a pioneering IGTV series for BBC Scotland. The first of its kind for the BBC: "The Logans: Band of Sisters" focused on the struggle of an up-and-coming country band, proving so popular a prime-time documentary followed for the national channel.
MLC also specialise in academic films and documentaries, including the prestigious "Restoration Reels" series for Historic Environment Scotland which documents the restoration of Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building. Eleven academic films premiered in late 2021, in addition to the release of co-produced content for AHRC funded VR projects. One of these films examined the reclaiming of the school's plaster casts and debuted at SXSW 2019 to great acclaim.
Marco's photography has been published internationally through the BBC, News International, Mirror Group, Global Radio, Herald Scotland and Independent News & Media Ltd. Other awards include Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 (Johnnie Walker "Walk With Me" Award 2019). Newspaper Society Award Winner (Regional and National) and Milan International Film Festival 2019 (Winner: Best Original Soundtrack for "An Introduction to Art and Healing" - and runner up in 3 additional categories: Best Short Documentary, Best Documentary, Best Art and Education Film).
Marco has recently filmed behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Dougray Scott and the cast of the Irvine Welsh drama "CRIME" (2021 ITV/Britbox) as part of a forthcoming promotional campaign, His documentary "RICO - The Richard Demarco Story" additionally won the Audience Award for BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY at the Central Scotland Doc Fest 2021. The film has also made the Official Selection at The Toronto Independent Film Festival,
Liverpool International, Fusion Awards and Berlin International 2021 among others.
Clients include; ITV / BritBox, Columbia Records (SONY BMG), BBC Scotland, Kanal 5 (Denmark), SXSW 2019, Venice Biennale 2019, STV, Historic Environment Scotland, News International, Mirror Grp., The Herald Scotland, The Independent, The Glasgow School of Art, University of Glasgow, NECS (Network of European Cinema Studies).
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