Mark Amin - Trustee
Mark Amin is currently the CEO of Sobini Films, a motion picture production and financing company. Through Sobini Films, Amin has produced a diverse slate of feature films, including The Prince & Me, Peaceful Warrior. Recent films includeProjects in development include Eliza Graves, starring Michael Caine, Ben Kingsly, Kate Bekingsdale and Jim Sturges, based on a short story by Edgar Allen Poe. Girl Most Likely is his most recent film to be released theatrically during summer 2013.
Mr. Amin served as Vice Chairman and member of the board of directors of Lionsgate Entertainment from 2000 to 2009.
Prior to his work with Lionsgate and Sobini, Amin founded Trimark Holdings, Inc. and served as the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Under Amin’s leadership, Trimark soon developed into one of the entertainment industry’s leading independent production and distribution companies. Amin’s past credits include the critically acclaimed Eve’s Bayou and Frida, which was nominated for Five Oscars and won two.
In addition to film production, he is actively involved in the acquisition and development of Pistachio and Almond orchards in central California, with over 8000 acres under management.
Mr. Amin holds a BA degree in Economics from University of Kansas and an MBA from UCLA.