Directorial Consulting

Directorial Consulting

Mark taught me what I needed to know to be a director.

Jennie Garth, Actress-Producer-Director, BEVERLY HILLS 90210

The first thing I do when prepping a new film is call Mark Travis to begin the workshop and consulting process that allows me to get inside the film and work my way out.

Cyrus Nowrasteh, Writer-Director, THE STONING OF SORAYA M., THE DAY REAGAN WAS SHOT

The Director’s Director

With over 30 prestigious directing awards, Mark W. Travis is revered by the top directors of our time as the “go to” directorial consultant.

Sharing his hard won knowledge and experience, Mark’s directorial expertise, consulting, and training include all aspects of filmmaking from the genesis of your original idea to the completion of your film.

Mark often consults with first-time directors and seasoned professionals on how to expertly direct actors using his renowned Travis Technique to produce riveting authentic performances under any budget or time constraint.

Immediately, I was able to apply the principles learned when I began to direct!

Jonathan Pontell, Co-Executive Producer-Director, ALLY MCBEAL, CHICAGO HOPE


Mark’s services include:

  • Expert Script Analysis & Consultation
  • Script Breakdown & Preparation
  • Staging Scenes to Increase the Stakes & Heighten the Emotion
  • Floor Plans and Storyboards
  • Working with the Camera
  • Production Troubleshooting
  • Post Production


 Working with Mark Travis will get you:

  • More effective and efficient casting process and rehearsal schedule
  • Authentic and often award-winning performances from actors (and non-actors)
  • A more effective and efficient casting process and rehearsal schedule
  • The variety and full range of dynamic takes you will need for a successful post production and effective film
  • An invisible way to effortlessly manage actors’ personalities on set and off
  • Brilliant rewrites from screenwriters even under pressure
  • Fully fleshed out dramatic characters that are “classic” material
  • And much more…

Find out why celebrated directors Mark Rydell, John Badham, George Tillman, Jonathan Pontell, Cyrus Nowrasteh and more recommend Mark’s directorial consulting to make a memorable hit film.

If you are a director and want to keep on schedule and within budget, bring in Mark to consult on your next film.  He’ll share techniques to expertly direct actors and more to deliver instantaneous award-winning authentic performances and generate brilliant rewrites from screenwriters under pressure.

Mark Travis is available to assist at any point of preparation, pre-production, production, and post-production.

He is available to discuss his directorial consulting services and design an individualized program to fit your production’s needs.

Get in touch with Mark W Travis

Consultations are held in his Los Angeles office or by telephone and Skype worldwide.  Call Mark at +1 818 679 7077 or email him at: markwtravis@gmail.com to arrange your complimentary 30-minute, pre-consultation interview.