Mark Tildesley is a British designer and director. After graduating from the London College of Printing, earned a First Class BA Honours from the Wimbledon School of Art under the direction of Richard Negri.
He co-founded the Catch 22 Theatre Company. At Catch 22, he directed, designed, and performed in productions. He continued designing for the theatre, with numerous productions for the Young Vic at the Royal Opera House.
His feature film credits as production designer encompasses notable collaborations with several directors. For Danny Boyle, he designed 28 Days Later…, Millions, and Sunshine, for which he won a British Independent Film Award. For Marc Evans, he designed Resurrection Man and House of America, the latter of which brought him a BAFTA Cymru Award. His films for Michael Winterbottom include I Want You, With or Without You, Wonderland, The Claim, 24 Hour Party People, and Code 46. The latter two films earned him BIFA nominations.
His other films as production designer include Fernando Meirelles The Constant Gardener, also for Focus Features, for which he was an Art Directors Guild Award nominee; Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky; Roger Michell’s The Mother; and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later.