(The Movie: Executive Producer)
Mark Ordesky spent 20 years at New Line Cinema acquiring and executive producing over 60 films including the company’s first Oscars® Best Picture nominee Shine, The New World, Inkheart and The Golden Compass. As executive producer of the The Lord Of The Rings, Ordesky was the trilogy’s primary advocate at New Line Cinema and spent over five years supervising its development, production and post-production.
All three of the The Lord Of The Rings movies were nominated for Best Picture. The Return Of The King was the most-nominated film in history to win every Oscar® for which it was nominated, in total the trilogy won 17 Oscars®. Collectively, films Ordesky has championed and acquired have grossed over US$ 3.75 billion at the worldwide box office.