Mark Lowell Ordesky is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known for executive producing the Oscar-winning The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.


Early WorkEdit

During 20 years at New Line Cinema(and prior to that Republic Pictures), Mark Ordesky acquired or executive produced over 60 films, including New Line's first Best Picture Oscar nominee (Shine), its first major-category Oscar winner (Geoffrey Rush, Best Actor, Shine), and its first Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival (Lars von Trier's Dancer In The Dark).

The Lord of the Rings TrilogyEdit

While at [New Line Cinema|New Line]], Ordesky executive produced the entire The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. The final film of the trilogy, The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, made history by winning every Academy Award(Oscar) for which it was nominated.

The Hobbit trilogyEdit

Peter Jackson, the director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, invited nearly the same crew of the previous movie to film its prequel, The Hobbit.

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