Date: Saturday 14th October | Time: 10.00am – 11.00am


Mark Craig, Director/producer:

Mark started out as a graphic designer at the BBC in the UK before moving into independent documentaries in 1998. Since then he has directed and produced a diverse slate of creative and factual content. His trilogy of British motor-racing biographies (Jackie Stewart / Graham Hill / Jim Clark) received a Royal Television Society nomination and a FOCAL award for best use of archive footage, whilst his 2007 short documentary Talk to Me won a prestigious Grierson Award. More recently he originated and directed the multi-award winning feature documentary about Gene Cernan; The Last Man on the Moon, and was also Visual FX producer on the new feature documentary Mission Control – The Unsung Heroes of Apollo


Lecture synopsis

Gene Cernan – The Last Man on the Moon

A film-maker’s tribute – with Director & Co-Producer Mark Craig
Join us for a highly entertaining presentation + Q&A with Mark Craig, director and co-producer of the critically-acclaimed feature documentary The Last Man on the Moon. Mark will share anecdotes and his personal experiences of working with Gene Cernan during the process of making the film, giving an engaging and revealing insight into the life of the late, great Apollo astronaut. The talk includes numerous personal photos taken by Mark during production, as well as previously unseen clips of Gene Cernan, and fellow Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Alan Bean and Dick Gordon.