Marc Fennell is an Australian radio and tv presenter, interviewer film critic, award-winning technology journalist, author, MC and the anchor of SBS VICELAND's live nightly news show The Feed. Marc created and hosts the popular ABC RADIO media and tech programme Download This Show. He is also the Creative Director of the Not-for-profit Media Diversity Australia. Over the years, Marc has worked with the likes of BBC, Network Ten, ABC, SBS, Foxtel, Red Bull and Showtime
For over a decade Marc has been Australia's most listened to film critic - better known to over a million triple j listeners as That Movie Guy. He is also the face of movies for SBS, introducing movies throughout the week and he hosting the largest short film festival in the world Tropfest 2014-2016
Marc has written two books: 2011's That Movie Book and 2015's Planet According To The Movies.
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Marc created and presents ABC Radio National's award-winning weekly technology radio programme Download This Show. It was voted Best New Podcast of 2012 by iTunes Australia and Best Audio programme in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Lizzie IT Journalist Awards and winning the Gold Lizzie Award for Best Title in 2015. Download now also airs on ABC Local Radio, Radio Australia and on the ABC News Channel.
Marc's media career began when he won an AFI Outstanding Young Film Critics Award in high school. He soon got his broadcasting start as the film critic for Sydney radio station FBi 94.5. Marc was 19 years old when he was hired to present DVD reviews for SBS's rebooted version of The Movie Show in 2004. He was soon recruited to the ABC's national youth broadcaster triple j to present film content across it's radio, television and print arms.
Marc later became a presenter and producer for all 3 seasons of ABC1's ground-breaking Hungry Beast under Executive Producer Andrew Denton. Marc investigated digital media, popular culture, gaming and technology. He went on to commentate on film for Network Ten on The Circle, Ten News and The Project. Marc has a long relationship multiple Foxtel channels including Showtime's The Movie Club, Batmanthology for The Movie Network, The Foxtel Movie Show, Paul Murray Live on Sky News and hosting Uncovered Documentaries for BBC Knowledge.
Outside of the media Marc has been a designer, art director, web developer, magazine and newspaper writer and he even performed in a show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. His writing has appeared in everything from Monocle to the Good Food Guide.