Robers David Film and TV


Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. He is a first generation Mexican American Film and Television producer with a passion for telling edgy stories that give voice to diverse groups.

Most recently Roberts teamed up with Mario Lopez to produce both The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia for Netflix (February 17, 2020) and Feliz NaviDAD a Christmas movie about a single father, for Lifetime Television to premiere in their holiday line up 2020.

Roberts was also recruited to add his creative touch as Executive Producer and show-runner of Mexico's Next Top Model in its fifth season on Sony's premiere international channels. The series was produced in Mexico City and Los Angeles under Roberts' bilingual leadership. At ITV Studios America, Roberts  along with producing partner Lorena David was tasked with developing and show running unscripted series and pilots, which resulted in series sales of My Ride Rules for Speed Channel and Ghostly Lovers for Travel Channel.

Roberts film work includes, Water and Power, a critically acclaimed movie based on the Mark Taper Forum theatrical production, by writer director Richard Montoya of the legendary comedy troupe Culture Clash. A Sundance Film Festival alumni, Roberts and David were also responsible for Strangers With Candy the Movie, written and starring friends Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello. The film was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festiva in 2005.

Earlier in his career, Roberts launched Roberts David Films with producer/director Lorena David and produced over a dozen films including The Cover Up with Gabriel Mann and Eliza Dushku, Danika with Marisa Tomei and Poor White Trash. Prior to that, Roberts built a sought after casting company for television and film series, specials and live events.

Most recently Roberts completed a documentary about the life of Painter/Activist Carlos Almaraz, Carlos Almaraz / Playing With Fire (Netflix)Love and Betrayal (Amazon) He is also in development on “Meet Cute” for Netflix written by Camilla Cordelia and Molly Halderman, Holiday in Santa Fe written by Cristela Alonzo for Lifetime TV and Mr. Holiday written by Peter and Aliza Murrieta also for Lifetime TV.

Roberts is also host of the fun and informative Let’s Get Into It! podcast which focuses on the film and television business. Roberts and Co-Host Rod “Tuddy” Rinks (aspiring filmmaker) interview industry pros and explore their journey from humble beginnings to the highest levels of the film and television business.

Mark Roberts – executive producer
Lorena David - executive producer, director, editor
Max Velez – producer