Tom Ortenberg

Tom Ortenberg

  • Birthday: 1960-08-08
  • Place of birth: Briarcliff, New York, USA

Biography

Tom Ortenberg (born 8 August 1960) is an American businessman, producer, and studio executive. He is the CEO of Open Road Films, and Briarcliff Entertainment. Born and raised in Briarcliff Manor, New York, he graduated from Penn State University in 1982. It was while at Penn State that Tom recognized his passion for film, showing recent theatrical movies on campus to raise money for non-profit student organizations. Tom began his film career with Columbia Pictures in 1985, and joined Hemdale Film Corporation in 1989, where he served as President of Distribution and Marketing before joining Lionsgate. He spent over 12 years at Lionsgate Entertainment, opening their Los Angeles office in 1996 and serving as President of Theatrical Films until he left in 2009 to take the same position at The Weinstein Company. In 2011, it was announced that he would be CEO of Open Road Films, a newly formed movie studio formerly owned by the theatre chains AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas. Ortenberg left Open Road in 2017 after it was acquired by Tang Media Partners, but later rejoined the studio when it was revived in 2020. In 2018, he then started Briarcliff Entertainment, a distribution company.

Production

Happily N'Ever After

2007

As Executive Producer

Frailty

2001

As Executive Producer

The Eye

2008

As Executive Producer

Spotlight

2015

As Executive Producer

Cake

2005

As Executive Producer

Happy Endings

2005

As Executive Producer

Foodfight!

2012

As Executive Producer

A-X-L

2018

As Executive Producer

Marshall

2017

As Executive Producer

Snowden

2016

As Executive Producer

Shattered Glass

2003

As Executive Producer

Separation

2021

As Executive Producer

Triple 9

2016

As Executive Producer

Copshop

2021

As Executive Producer

Rock the Kasbah

2015

As Executive Producer

Studio 666

2022

As Executive Producer

Blacklight

2022

As Executive Producer

Max

2002

As Executive Producer

Sleepless

2017

As Executive Producer

Show Dogs

2018

As Executive Producer

Honest Thief

2020

As Executive Producer

The Marksman

2021

As Executive Producer

Memory

2022

As Executive Producer

Good Mourning

2022

As Executive Producer

Black Flies

0000

As Executive Producer

Sweetwater

0000

As Executive Producer

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