Mark Amin

Executive
Iranian-born co-founder (with former engineer Johan Wassennaar) of Vidmark Entertainment, originally set up to distribute low-budget films on video. In 1990, Amin and executive vice president Sam Pirnazar established ... Read more »
Born: 02/19/1950 in Iran

Filmography

Producer (62)

Good Kill 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Burning Bright 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Filth 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Leprechaun: Origins 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Manhattan Undying 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Miles Ahead 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Russ & Roger Go Beyond 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Stonehearst Asylum 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Girl Most Likely 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Gardens of the Night 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Peaceful Warrior 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

Streets of Legend 2005 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Prince & Me 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

Civil Brand 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Framed 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Frida 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

After the Storm 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Attraction 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Skipped Parts 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Xchange 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Held Up 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Never Ever 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Chairman of the Board 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

StandOff 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Star Kid 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

A Kid in Aladdin's Palace 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Crossworlds 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Eve's Bayou 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sprung 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Trance 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Underworld 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Evolver 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Sometimes They Come Back... Again 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

A Kid in King Arthur's Court 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Curse of the Starving Class 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Frank and Jesse 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Iron Eagle IV 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Kicking and Screaming 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Night of the Running Man 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Separate Lives 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

At First Sight 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Leprechaun 2 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Love & A. 45 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Deadfall 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Philadelphia Experiment 2 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dean R. Koontz's Servants of Twilight 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Interceptor 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Into the Sun 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Leprechaun 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Psychic 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Whore 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Farendj 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sleeping Car 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Demonwarp 1988 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Diplomatic Siege (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Extreme Justice (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Mob Boss (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dentist (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Dentist II (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (1)

The Prince & Me 2004 (Movie)

(Story By)

Biography

Iranian-born co-founder (with former engineer Johan Wassennaar) of Vidmark Entertainment, originally set up to distribute low-budget films on video. In 1990, Amin and executive vice president Sam Pirnazar established branches of the company to handle international distribution as well as production under the banner of Trimark Pictures.

Relationships

Abbas Amin

Father

Nosrat Amin

Mother

Susan Amin

Wife
married on August 8, 1982

EDUCATION

University of Kansas

Lawrence , Kansas 1968 - 1972

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California 1973 - 1975

Milestones

1990

Led Vidmark's establishment of production as well as international distribution divisions

1984

Co-founded (with Johan Wassennaar) Vidmark Entertainment; served as president

1967

Came to the US

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