Mark Amin is the founder and CEO of Sobini Films. He produced and made his feature-length debut as a writer and director with Emperor, released by Briarcliff Entertainment and Universal Pictures in August 2020. His recent producing credits also include Universal's JT Leroy starring Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern, Sony Pictures Classics' Miles Ahead starring Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor, and IFC Films' Good Kill starring Ethan Hawke and Nellie Bly, a collaboration with Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures.
Amin oversees a slate of pictures in development including Z, a theatrical reboot of the lucrative Zorro franchise. In addition to his work at Sobini, Amin served as Vice Chairman of Lionsgate Entertainment. During Amin's nine year term, Lionsgate produced and distributed such critically acclaimed films as Monster's Ball, which earned Halle Barry an Academy Award for Best Actress, and Crash, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Prior to his work with Lionsgate and Sobini, Amin founded Trimark Holdings, Inc. and served as the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until the company merged with Lionsgate. Amin's credits from his time at Trimark include the critically acclaimed Eve's Bayou starring Samuel Jackson, the Emmy Award winning The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn starring Sidney Poitier, and Frida, distributed by Miramax Films, which garnered six Academy Award nominations.