A visionary Alberta film industry veteran pushing the boundaries of our shows.
Murray Ord’s career spans 35 years in the film and television industry ranging from acting, production, and development to financing.
Murray Ord was the President of the Alberta Film Commission from 1996 to 2001. During this productive time, he brought several high-profile projects to Alberta including Shanghai Noon starring Jackie Chan, Mystery Alaska with Russell Crowe, The Edge starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin, and the television series Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Currently, Murray is a partner in Alberta Film Entertainment, a very successful Film and Television Production Company. His co-production credits include Brokeback Mountain for Focus Features, The Assassination of Jesse James for Warner Brothers, The Ron Clark Story for Hallmark, Santa Baby I & II for ABC Family and The 19th Wife for Sony Television.
While with Alberta Film Entertainment, Ord still finds time to stay involved in the film and television industry as a Board Director for The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) and as Revv52’s Creative Executive Producer. He is an Executive Member of Save Our Fine Arts (SOFA) insuring the preservation, expansion and promotion of excellence in fine arts programs in our Alberta schools, K-12 and Post Secondary. As well, he is a member of The Director’s Guild of Canada (DGC), The Association of Canadian Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA) and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA).
On November 2nd, 2013 Murray received the prestigious David Billington award for his contributions and life-long commitment to the Alberta film industry. “Murray Ord has been instrumental in bringing Hollywood to Alberta with films like Legend of the Falls,Brokeback Mountain and The Assassination of Jesse James. He has helped and continues to help our Alberta industry gain high-calibre experience.” says Bill Evans, Executive Director of the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) in response to this significant accomplishment.
We are so very proud to have someone with Murray’s unique abilities, style, personal touch and focus work with Revv52 in presenting our shows to our audience!Return to Top