Speaker Ari Mark
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Two years ago, Mark formed AMPLE with seasoned showrunner Phil Lott (The Pitch, Undercover Boss, Locked up Abroad, Mayday Bering Sea) with a vision to create content that’s surprising, smart, and is committed to what’s next. In that short time, AMPLE has delivered on that vision as one of the business' fastest growing independent production companies launching Cooper's Treasure on Discovery Channel, rebooting Cold Case Files for A&E, plus new series for Discovery ID and Science Channel.
Before AMPLE, Mark was SVP of Original Programming for Xbox Entertainment Studios. There he was responsible for adapting game titles into television formats and executive produced Xbox’s first series Every Street United and Zak Penn’s Atari: Game Over and Greg Barker’s The Thread. Prior to Xbox, Mark launched AMC’s foray into unscripted programming, developing critically acclaimed series,The Pitch and Small Town Security as well as ratings hits,Talking Dead, Comic Book Men, and Game of Arms.
Previously Mark was a development executive at The Sundance Channel Ari and worked on the hit series Iconoclasts and Architecture School along with Peabody award winners Nimrod Nation and Brick City- and supervised the production of more than 20 documentaries.
Mark has an MFA in Film Production from San Francisco State University.
Mark was listed as MultiChannel News’ 40 under 40 June 2015 edition.
Speaking on: Opportunity 2018