Mountain Lake Films

Based in the Okanagan Region of BC, filmmaker Wendy Ord and award winning writer Glen Samuel have teamed up to “produce emotionally engaging stories with an emphasis on commercial appeal”.

Wendy Ord has been in the film business for 30 years. She was the first female first A.D. in Canada and has hundreds of hours of film and television to her credit working with directors and actors of international regard from Jack Lemmon to Gerard Butler. As a writer, director and producer she’s won awards and garnered acclaim for her television series, pilots and short films. Her first feature film, BLACK SWAN, was theatrically released by Lions Gate and Porchlight Entertainment. Black Swan took BEST Production and BEST Director at the Music & Film in Motion Festival as well as BEST Cinematography and BEST Actress at the NY Independent Film Festival. Her work has been broadcast on every major network in Canada. Recently she was the line producer for Telefilm Canada on AMAL (shot in India) and field producer on Force Of Nature for the NFB, E1 and CBC.

Glen Samuel started in the business by winning massive acclaim for his first feature screenplay, THE LESSER EVIL, winner of Scriptapalooza and several other US based competitions in 2003. He and partner Wendy Ord have co-written 5 features and 3 TV series that are at various stages of development and have had support over the years from Telefilm Canada, New Brunswick Film, Ontario Film Development Corporation, BC Film, Global TV, Vision TV, TMN, Corus’ Movie Central, Superchannel, Brightlight Pictures, etc. Glen and Wendy are in final stages of development on ROCK BOTTOM a neo-noir feature film to be shot in 2011/12 and once again will be co-writers, directors and producers “cause two heads are better than one”.

Films by Mountain Lake Films