A writer and video direc­tor, Stephen Mar­shall is the cre­ator of Chan­nel Zero, the world’s first glob­al VHS news­magazine. Dis­trib­uted in Tow­er, Vir­gin and HMV record stores around the world, Chan­nel Zero became an under­ground hit and one of the first suc­cess­es of the small-for­mat video rev­o­lu­tion. The Vil­lage Voice wrote, Leave it to a Cana­di­an to rev­o­lu­tion­ize tele­vi­sion.” The Toron­to Star called Chan­nel Zero, A mind blow­ing trip, one nei­ther CNN nor 60 Min­utes would ever take.” In 1997, Mar­shall pro­duced the provoca­tive series The Elec­tron­ic Eye: Cana­da as a Sur­veil­lance Soci­ety” for the CBC’s The Nation­al and con­sult­ed CNN Chair­man Tom John­son on the cre­ation of a youth-based glob­al news net­work.Since co-found­ing Guer­ril­la News Net­work, Mar­shall has direct­ed more than 15 news videos, includ­ing the Sun­dance Award win­ning, Crack the CIA. He has also direct­ed music videos for The Beast­ie Boys, Eminem, and 50 Cent. Over the span of his career, Stephen has trav­eled and worked in more than 50 countries.
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