Mark Ordesky

Executive
Veteran film producer and studio executive Mark Ordesky is best known for executive producing the Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy He attended the USC School for Communication, where he earned a degree in print ... Read more »
Born: 04/22/1963 in California, USA

Filmography

Producer (22)

Exists 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Quest 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Frozen Ground 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tiger Eyes 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Lovely Molly 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Inkheart 2009 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Golden Compass 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning 2006 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The New World 2005 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

A Dirty Shame 2004 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Birth 2004 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Ripley's Game 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

State and Main 2000 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Pecker 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Roseanna's Grave 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Mother Night 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sunset Grill 1993 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Critters 4 1992 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Humpty Dumpty (Movie)

(Producer)
Executive (7)

Inkheart 2009 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Love in the Time of Cholera 2007 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning 2006 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Laws of Attraction 2004 (Movie)

Chief Operating Officer(New Line Cinema) (Executive)

Mr. Nice Guy 1998 (Movie)

New Line production executive (Production Executive)

First Strike 1997 (Movie)

New Line production executive (Production Executive)

Book of Love 1991 (Movie)

creative executive (Executive)

Biography

Veteran film producer and studio executive Mark Ordesky is best known for executive producing the Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy He attended the USC School for Communication, where he earned a degree in print journalism. Ordesky had the most successful run of his career while serving as an executive at New Line Cinema, where he worked for over 15 years. He began his career as a script reader and worked his way up, eventually introducing Jackie Chan to English language audiences with "Rumble in the Bronx" and later "Mr. Nice Guy," for which he served as production executive. In 1997 he acquired the acclaimed film "Shine," which was New Line's first Best Picture nomination. He developed a relationship with filmmaker John Waters, serving as executive producer on his 1998 film "Pecker." In 2001 Ordesky began work on the most successful run of his career, producing Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring." He executive produced all three films in the series, including the Best Picture winner "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" in 2003. Ordesky spent five years as president of a specialty division of New Line, acquiring such acclaimed films as David Mamet's "State & Main," as well as Oscar nominees "Before Night Falls," "Tumbleweeds," "The Sweet Hereafter" and "American Splendor." In 2009, Ordesky launched his own company, Amber Entertainment and has executive produced the films "The New World" and "The Golden Compass."

Relationships

Jill Socolik-Ordesky

Wife

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