Keynote

Melvin Mar

Executive Producer, "Fresh Off the Boat" / "Speechless"

Melvin Mar
Executive Producer, Fresh Off the Boat
Executive Producer, Speechless

Melvin Mar began his career at Dreamworks SKG, Scott Rudin Productions. There he built a solid relationship with “Orange County” director Jake Kasdan. They’ve worked together since on films, including “The TV Set,” “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story,” “Bad Teacher” and “Sex Tape” and the hit television comedy “New Girl.” Besides serving as executive producer on “Fresh Off the Boat”and “Speechless,” Mar served as an executive producer on “Weird Loners,” “The Grinder,” starring Rob Lowe and Fred Savage, and the ABC pilot “Jalen Vs. Everybody.” Currently, Mar and Kasdan have an overall deal at Twentieth Century Fox Television where they are developing comedies and dramas for cable and network television. Their latest feature “JUMANJI: Welcome to the Jungle,” starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black, for Columbia Pictures opens in December. Mar lives in Los Angeles with his family.