Gregory Marquette

Freelance Biography Writer & Television Producer

Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
2 Skills
Film - Television - Literary - Documentaries

Writer’s Guild Member/Director's Guild Member


"All Things Bright and Beautiful" (2014)(packaging)
Motion Picture
Producers: Phyllis Carlyle, ("Seven"), David William
("There Will be Blood", "Passion of the Christ")
Filmcrest Pictures, Emerald Pictures International

“Genius on Hold” (released 2013/2014)
Theatrical Documentary Motion Picture (2012)
Producer: Walter Shaw, Matthew Weiner
Narrator: Frank Langella
Freestyle Releasing, Top Cat Productions, New York, USA

“Shackled” (6 hour mini-series)(packaging)
Mini-Series (2015)
Producers: Adrian Paul, Gregory Marquette
Director: To be confirmed
Panda Films International, Film Blips, Inc.

“Oba: The Last Samurai” (released February 11th, 2011/2012)
Motion Picture (2011)
Producers: Morio Amagi, Nobuyuki Ohnuma, Hiroyasu Asami, Fumihiro Hirai, Takuya Ito
Director: Hideyuki Hirayama
Nippon Broadcasting & Toho Distribution, Tokyo, Japan
Variety Review:

“A License to Steal” (in development)
Motion Picture (2012)
Producer: Barbara De Fina (“Casino”, “Good Fellas”, “The Color of Money”, “Cape Fear”)
Director: Luis Mandoki (“Message in a Bottle”, “When a Man Loves a Woman”, “Amazing Grace”)
De Fina Films/License to Steal Productions, New York, N.Y.

Executive Producer/Screenwriter:
“An Evening of Grace” (broadcast May & June, 2010)
Television Special (2010)
Producers: Allen Newman, Matthew Weiner
Starring: David Foster, Jane Seymour, Patti LaBelle, Charice, Brian McKnight, Ruben Studdard
Viacom/BET International, BET Event Productions, BET & Centric Television Networks,

Consulting Producer:
“The Six Wives of Henry Lefay” (2009) (released)
Motion Picture (2009)
Producers: Tim Allen, Howard Butler, Ed Machek, David McIlvain, Lawrence Najem
Director: Howard Michael Gould
Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Ring Productions, Holly Wiersma Productions

“Fraud Squad” (2008-2009) (broadcast)
Television Series
Episodes: 41 -- 49 (network broadcast)
Series Creators/Executive Producers: Daniel D’or and Craig Hannaford
Global Television/Court TV/U.S. & Canada

“El Zombo” (development 2013-14)
Motion Picture
Radar Films: Ted Field, Executive Producer
Moonray Entertainment, Hollywood, CA

Director/Director of Photography: (2nd Unit & Aerial Unit Director & D.P.)
“Bobby Z” (aka “The Death and Life of Bobby Z”) (2007) (released)
Motion Picture
Producers: Brandon Birtell, Boaz Davidson, Avi Lerner, Keith Samples, Matt Luber
Director: John Herzfeld
Millennium Pictures/Warner Bros., Hollywood, CA

“House of Churchill” (in development, 2011)
Motion Picture
Executive Producer: Kira Saksaganskaya
Director: Alexey Uchitel
Rock Film Studios, Teleshow/Russia, Federal Agency for Culture/Russia

“No Better Place to Die” (in development, 2010)
Motion Picture
Executive Producer: David Williams (“There Will Be Blood”)
Film Crest International, Hollywood, CA

Multiple motion picture screenplays and teleplays as “works for hire” for production companies & producers (2000-2011)include: “Genius on Hold”, “The Kempner File”, “Addicted to Crime”, “A License to Steal”, “Oba: The Last Samurai”, “El Zombo”, “Tennessee”, “Innocents”, “No Better Place to Die”, “Knight and the Loathly Lady”, “Body & Soul”, “Kate and the Fixer”, "Black Sea", “The Mechanic”, “Colossus”, “Undercurrents”, “House of Churchill”, “Calling of Beckett”, “Crooner”, “Legacy of War”, “Fraud Squad” (television series), “Ice Planet” (television series),"Shackled (mini-series)

“Ice Planet” Television Series (in development)(2008-2009)
Television Pilot Episode + Episodes 1 through 5
Executive Producer: Philip Jackson
Space Works Films/Global Television (Canada)

Director of Photography - Special Effects Unit:
“Goose on the Loose” (2006) (released)
Motion Picture
Producers: Angelo Bassi, Alex Brown, Wendy Hil-Tout, Colin Neale, Jeff Lester, Patrice Theroux
Director: Nicholas Kendall
Production: The Jim Henson Company
Distributor: Alliance-Atlantis/Odeon Films, U.S. & Canada

Director of Photography:
”Monarch of the Moon” (2005) (released)
Motion Picture
Dark Horse Entertainment (Dark Horse Comics)
Executive Producer: Mike Richardson; Producer Chris Patton
Image Entertainment/Zero Point Films/Dark Horse Productions, Hollywood, CA

"Innocents" (released as “Dark Summer” in foreign territories) (2002)
Motion Picture
Distribution: Union Film Group/Warner Bros./First Look Pictures, U.S., Germany & Canada
Starring Connie Nielsen, Anne Archer, Frank Langella, Mia Kirshner, Robert Culp &
Jean-Hugues Anglade ("Betty Blue"), Keith David; Premiere at Cannes Film Festival;
Official Entry: Brussels, Cognac, Sarasota, Newport, Milano Film Festivals

Director &/or Writer &/or Producer for Production Companies: (1998-2006)
Disney Imagineering, Henson Films, Eggers Films, Planet Films, Disney Studios, Worldwide Films, Cine-International Films, Limelight Productions, Shooters Films, Lucas Film/ILM, Partners Films, Cielo Films, Emerald Pictures, Original Films, Millennium Films, PMC Films, Five Times Faster Productions, Boss Films, Greenberg Films, Protean Image Group, Polaris Entertainment, Royal Pictures, UFG International Film Distribution. Adagio Films, Alpine Films, Ambitious Entertainment

Director Links: Link:

Commercial Director for Advertising Agency clients worldwide: (1995-2005)
BBDO Worldwide, Grey Advertising, Campbell-Mithun, Ogilvy and Mather, DMB&B, McCann Erickson, Baker-Lovick, DDB Needham, DDB Needham, Chiat Day, Young and Rubicam, Lord Dentsu, Daichi Advertising, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett Advertising Agency

Commercial Director/Director of Photography for clients worldwide: (1995-2005)
Ford Motors, Shell Oil, Seagram's, Fallon Health, General Motors, General Foods, Canadian Airlines, Dodge, Metropolitan Life, Burger King, Boeing, McDonald's, Craftsman Tools, AXA/Equitable Life Insurance, Swiss, Telecom, Toyota, Mobil Oil, Subaru, Safeway, Bell Telephone, Alberta Energy, Pacific Western Airlines

Director/Director of Photography:
Boss Film Studios (1997-1999)
Television Commercials/Special EFX
Executive Producer: Richard Edlund
(Special effects company credits: "Batman Returns", "Hunt for Red October",
“Ghost”, “Cliffhanger”, “Aliens 3”, “Die Hard”)

Director/Director of Photography:
"Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye" (1998) (released)
Venue film for Disney Studios
Executive Producer George Lucas
Disney – Lucasfilm, Ltd.

"A Legacy of War" (documentary) (1997) (broadcast)
Award-winning Vietnam War documentary film (released)
With Ed Harris and Oliver Stone

Director of Photography: (shared credit)
“This Is Garth Brooks, Too” (1998) (broadcast on NBC Network Television)
Prime Time Television Special
NBC Television, Hollywood, CA

Director/Director of Photography:
- “Rabbit’s Revenge", (short) starring Mark Atteberry (2005)
- "Undercurrents", (short) starring Keith David (2004)
- "Horrible Accident", (short) starring Lori Petty (2003)

Network Television Producer, Coordinating Producer, or Director, or Writer:
CTV (Canadian Television Network), BBC London, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Network), NBC Television, Global Television Network as Producer, Production Coordinator, Production Manager (different for each network)

Producer & President/CEO:
Polaris Entertainment Corporation (1990-94) (Canada)
Produced motion pictures, serviced television networks and international production companies in need of production services and production management, produced music videos, television commercials, movies of the week.

Co-producer: (as Polaris Entertainment)
"Eyes of an Angel" (released)
Motion Picture (released)
Starring John Travolta
Producers: Michael Douglas & Michael Phillips & Paul Mason
Trans World Entertainment/Stonebridge Entertainment, Hollywood, CA

Television Director:
“The Newshour” (daily broadcast)
Television Network Daily Newscast
Canadian Television Network (CTV)

- Producer/Writer: "Oil - What Price to Pay" (documentary) (Global Television)
- Segment Producer: "A Democracy in the Making" (documentary series)(Global Television)
- Producer/Writer: "Peoples' Choice Awards" (television special)(Global Television)
- Producer/Writer: "Bette Davis - A 75th Anniversary" (documentary)(CBC-BBC co-production)


Clio Awards, Genies, Junos, Bessies, Mobius, Columbus Film Festival: Bronze Plaque, Can-Pro Gold Awards for Journalism

Film Festivals: Christopher Columbus Award: Best Film, Brussels Film Festival: Best of Show, Cannes Film Festival, Cognac Film Festival, Newport Film Festival, Milano Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival