Mark Francis

Group Lead, Original Production - Southeast Asia/Hong Kong/Taiwan
Warner Bros. Discovery

Mark Francis is a content and production executive with an 18-year track record in leading creative teams, devising strategies and creating innovative, award-winning original programming.

He has developed and executive produced a diverse portfolio of international and local programs that include scripted drama, documentary, factual entertainment, and stand-up comedy at some of the world’s major entertainment networks.

In January 2022, Francis joined Warner Bros. Discovery, to spearhead HBO Asia’s scripted drama and unscripted entertainment productions for the southeast Asia region.

Before joining Warner Bros. Discovery, he was head of content at Astro’s indie streamer sooka in Malaysia. Francis was previously chief content officer at indie streaming service iflix. Before that he served as vice president of commissioning and regional programming for Nat Geo Partners in London, and head of production for Fox Networks Group APAC & Middle East. He began his TV career at Discovery Networks Asia Pacific.