Pellington, Mark 1962-

views updated

Pellington, Mark 1962-


Born March 17, 1962, in Baltimore, MD; son of Bill Pellington (a professional football player); married Jennifer Barrett (a costume designer; died July 30, 2004); children: one. Education: University of Virginia, B.A.


Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Tom Lassally, 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Director, producer, actor, and writer. Music Television Network, worked as member of on-air promotions team; director of music videos and commercials; also worked as graphic designer, including material for the television series Homicide: Life on the Street.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in graphic design and title sequences, 1993, for Homicide: Life on the Street; MTV Video Music Award, best direction, 1993, for "Jeremy"; nomination for Grand Jury Prize, dramatic category, Sundance Film Festival, 1997, for Going All the Way; nomination for Grand Prix, Paris Film Festival, 1999, for Arlington Road.


Film Work:

Director, Going All the Way, Gramercy, 1997.

Director, Arlington Road, Screen Gems, 1999.

Executive producer, No Maps for These Territories, 2000.

Director, The Mothman Prophecies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

Executive producer, OT: Our Town (documentary), Film Movement, 2003.

Executive producer, Time Well Spent (short film), 2004.

Executive producer, The Man from Earth (also known as Jerome Bixby's "The Man from Earth"), Falling Sky Entertainment, 2007.

Film Appearances:

Bill Dooler, Jerry Maguire, TriStar, 1996.

Freddy, Almost Famous, DreamWorks, 2000.

Bartender and voice of Indrid Cold, The Mothman Prophecies, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Blood Ties: Part 2," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide), NBC, 1997.

Cold Case, CBS, multiple episodes, between 2003 and 2007.

Television Director; Specials:

Punch and Judy Get Divorced, PBS, 1992.

Rock the Vote, Fox, 1992.

Television: The Drug of the Nation, PBS, 1993.

Father's Daze, PBS, 1994.

Television Director; Other:

Words in Your Face, 1991.

United States of Poetry (miniseries), PBS, 1995.

Destination Anywhere (movie), VH1, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Lesley Ann Warren: A Cinderella Story (also known as Celebrity: Lesley Ann Warren), Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Sonic Cinema, Sundance Channel.



Director, U2: Achtung Baby (also known as U2: Achtung Baby, the Videos, the Cameos, and a Whole Lot of Interference from ZOO-V), PolyGram Video/Uni Distribution, 1992.

Director, Pearl Jam: Single Video Theory, Epic/Sony Music Entertainment, 1998.

Himself, Hidden Vulnerability: A Look into the Making of "Arlington Road," Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1999.

Producer, director, and himself, Day by Day: A Director's Journey Part I (also known as Day by Day: A Director's Journey—The Road In), 2003.

Producer, director, and himself, Day by Day: A Director's Journey Part II (also known as Day by Day: A Director's Journey—The Road Home), 2003.

Director, "Beautiful Girl," I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS, Rhino Home Video, 2004.

Director, "Everybody's Changing," Strangers, Interscope Records, 2005.

Director, U2 3D, 3uality Digital Entertainment, 2007.

Director of numerous music videos, including "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam, 1992; "One" by U2, 1992; "Beautiful Girl" by INXS, 1993; "Rooster" by Alice in Chains, 1993; "Hobo Humpin' Slobo Babe" by Whale, 1994; "Ladykillers " by Lush, 1996; "We're in This Together" by Nine Inch Nails, 1999; "Do You Realize" by Flaming Lips, 2002; "Halflight" by Tomanadandy, 2002; "Lonesome Day" by Bruce Springsteen, 2002; "Gravedigger" by Dave Matthews, 2003; "Best of You" by Foo Fighters, 2005; "Everybody's Changing" by Keane, 2005; "Falling by the Wayside" by People in Planes, 2005; "Black Lodge" by Anthrax; and "Butterfly" by Screaming Tree.


Television Movies:

Destination Anywhere, VH1, 1997.

About this article

Pellington, Mark 1962-

Updated About content Print Article