Mark Pellington

Mark Pellington is a filmmaker, writer and artist based in Los Angeles. He is internationally recognized as one of the world’s premier music video directors and has also gained wide recognition for his film and television work. His best-known films include the controversial political thriller Arlington Road, starring Jeff Bridges and Tim Robbins, cult favorite The Mothman Prophesies, starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney and Debra Messing, The Last Word, with Amanda Seyfried and Shirley MacLaine, and Nostalgia, starring Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Amber Tamblyn, Patton Oswalt, Catherine Keener, Ellen Burstyn and Bruce Dern. The Director’s Edit of his first film, Going All the Way, is out now in theaters through Oscilloscope Laboratories.

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Talks

Going Back to the Source

By Mark Pellington | November 15, 2022

Going Back to the Source

Director Mark Pellington shares the backstory of creating the Director’s Edit of his debut feature, Going All the Way.

“It Fits Together, Like a Puzzle, to Make Something Bigger”: Matthew Caws and Mark Pellington in Conversation

By Mark Pellington | December 7, 2020

“It Fits Together, Like a Puzzle, to Make Something Bigger”: Matthew Caws and Mark Pellington in Conversation

Nada Surf’s lead singer and the acclaimed filmmaker discuss their recent collaboration on “Just Wait,” plus life, death, the pandemic and more.

Confessions of an Image Addict

By Mark Pellington | February 16, 2018

Confessions of an Image Addict

Mark Pellington, whose new movie Nostalgia opens today, on the driving force behind his work in film, TV, music videos and beyond.