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May 12, 1976 |
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
|Occupation||Film and television producer|
|Years active||1998 – present|
Marc Rosen (born May 11, 1976) is an American film and television producer, best known for working on the Harry Potter film franchise and the television show Threshold. He is the CEO of the Los Angeles-based independent television studio, Georgeville Television (GVTV).
Before beginning his film career in 1998, Rosen worked on the staff of Senator Dianne Feinstein in Washington, D.C., and graduated with honors from Princeton University with a B.A. in English Literature and Drama, with a minor in French. He continues to be an annual guest lecturer at Princeton University, with his "Hollywood 101" series of talks.
Rosen currently holds the title of CEO of Georgeville Television. GVTV is based on the convergence with the structured finance arm of Reliance Entertainment – Motion Picture Capital – as well as Mr. Rosen's artistic and creative principles and U.S. Network experience. GVTV has the capability to fully finance major network and cable scripted series and has already lined up a slate of six shows.
In March 2007, veteran producer Lynda Obst and Marc Rosen partnered to form Rosen-Obst Productions, a film and television production company. Georgeville Entertainment made feature-film deals with a variety of Major Studios and other financiers, and a television deal at CBS/Paramount Television, where they successfully set up 14 scripted network and 6 cable shows in 2 years, setting a record.
Before joining Rosen-Obst, in May 2002 Rosen founded the Los Angeles branch of Heyday Films, based at Warner Bros. He produced a feature slate including: Unique (director David Goyer), Yucatan (written by Paul Scheuring, story by Steve McQueen), The Odyssey, and the book series Here There Be Dragons (with David Goyer), for which he developed the original book concept and outline with the author. Additionally, he has worked with DC Comics on their properties DMZ, The Demon, and Orbiter. At Heyday, Rosen was also responsible for creating Heyday Films Television Division, which had a two-year exclusive deal at Warner Brothers Television, off the heels of his TV series Threshold on CBS.
Prior to Heyday, Rosen had founded the feature film division of Landscape Entertainment and served there for a year before Landscape's merger with Artisan. Exiting Landscape, Additionally taking the time to form his own company, Georgeville Entertainment, before joining Heyday, Rosen spent some time putting together indie efforts like The Dwarf, based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel, which is a 2009 production with David Gordon Green (with Peter Dinklage directing), Nike (starring Javier Bardem), and the features listed above, on which he served as a producer. Additionally, Rosen has produced several films with David Heyman, as well as his own projects in development.