Frank Marshall is honored at CinemaCon, the annual exhibition industry convention and trade show in Las Vegas, as “International Filmmaker of the Decade“.
In 1981, Marshall and
Kathleen Kennedy co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg, producing many successful films such as Gremlins (1984), Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988) and the Back to the Future trilogy (1985, 1989, 1990).
As a producer, Marshall has received five Oscar nominations for Best Picture for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Seabiscuit (2003), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Color Purple (1985), and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).
His feature film directing debut was the thriller Arachnophobia (1990).
After ten years at Amblin, Marshall and Kennedy formed their own production company, the Kennedy/Marshall Company.
took over as sole principal, when
Kennedy became president of Lucasfilm in 2012.