Mark Swift Producer
MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE'S MOST WANTED
Mark Swift is currently producing DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Prior to Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Swift produced Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, co-produced Bee Movie and served as associate producer on the Academy Award® -nominated Shark Tale. In addition to his feature film credits, Swift produced the 2005 short The Madagascar Penguins in: The Christmas Caper.
Swift joined DreamWorks Animation in 1995 as one of the key production supervisors during the company’s early years. He first served as the animation production supervisor on the traditionally animated epic adventure The Prince of Egypt. He later became production manager for the animated adventure The Road to El Dorado, and then went on to work on the action adventure Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.
Swift got his start in animation nearly 20 years ago as a runner at Steven Spielberg’s Amblimation Studio in London. While in London, he worked on the features An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story and Balto. Swift grew up in Birmingham, England, and attended Manchester University, with a course focus in economics.