Mark Roybal served as Executive Vice President of Production at 20th Century Fox, from 2013 to 2017. He supervised the “Planet of the Apes” franchise for the studio, including Matt Reeves’ upcoming “War for the Planet of the Apes,” and he was the production executive on David Fincher’s “Gone Girl.” He also developed and oversaw the upcoming films for the studio: Steven Spielberg’s “The Post,” Will Eubank’s “Underwater,” and David Prior’s “The Empty Man.”
From 2010 to 2013, Roybal was the President of Production at Indian Paintbrush, a finance and production company. There he oversaw all creative aspects of film development, production, and acquisitions, including Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom,” Danny Boyle’s “Trance,” Park Chan Wook’s “Stoker,” David Chase’s “Not Fade Away,” Lorene Scafaria’s “Seeking a Friend at the End of the World,” and Drake Doremus’ “Like Crazy, “ which won the Grand Jury Prize for Drama at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Prior to joining Indian Paintbrush in 2010, Roybal was the President of Scott Rudin Productions, where he worked with the Academy Award®-winning producer from 1996 to 2010. He was an executive producer on Joel and Ethan Coen’s “No Country for Old Men.” The film won four Academy Awards® in 2008: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (Javier Bardem). Roybal also produced Kim Peirce’s “Stop-Loss,” John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt,” and was an executive producer on Stephen Daldry’s “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” which was nominated for Best Picture.
Originally from San Francisco, Roybal currently resides in Los Angeles with his family. He is an active member of AMPAS and the PGA.