Duncan Clark

President, Distribution Universal Pictures International

Duncan Clark is President of Distribution for Universal Pictures International (UPI). As President, Clark manages UPI’s operating companies, as well as its independent partners and sales agents. He is responsible for overseeing Universal’s standalone international distribution operations and the print-servicing/post-production adaption and delivery of the company’s international releases. 

Under his leadership, UPI achieved its best year ever in 2015 by breaking numerous records at the international box office, becoming the first studio to gross more than $4 billion internationally.  The studio released the third and fifth-highest grossing films internationally of all time with Furious 7 and Jurassic World, respectively, and also released Illumination’s billion-dollar grosser, Minions.  UPI also saw great international success in 2016 with titles such as Bridget Jones’s Baby, Jason Bourne and Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets, which garnered more than $500 million internationally and was the year’s sixth-highest-grossing film globally.

Prior to joining Universal in 2006, Clark served as a marketing and distribution consultant for two Steven Spielberg films, War of the Worlds and Munich, as well as the 21st installment in the Bond franchise, Casino Royale.  

From 1986 to 2000, he worked for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures first as the head of its international marketing division and then culminating in his role as President of International Distribution.  During his 14-year tenure, he oversaw the release of numerous critically-acclaimed and commercial hits such as Men in Black, Sense and Sensibility, As Good As It Gets, Jerry McGuire, and The Mask of Zorro.

In 1980, Clark led the marketing and distribution operations for UIP/U.K., which was the distributor at the time for Universal, Paramount and MGM/United Artists.

He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Clark resides in London, England with his wife and son.

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Duncan Clark

President, Distribution Universal Pictures International
   

Duncan Clark is President of Distribution for Universal Pictures International (UPI). As President, Clark manages UPI’s operating companies, as well as its independent partners and sales agents. He is responsible for overseeing Universal’s standalone international distribution operations and the print-servicing/post-production adaption and delivery of the company’s international releases. 

Under his leadership, UPI achieved its best year ever in 2015 by breaking numerous records at the international box office, becoming the first studio to gross more than $4 billion internationally.  The studio released the third and fifth-highest grossing films internationally of all time with Furious 7 and Jurassic World, respectively, and also released Illumination’s billion-dollar grosser, Minions.  UPI also saw great international success in 2016 with titles such as Bridget Jones’s Baby, Jason Bourne and Illumination’s The Secret Life of Pets, which garnered more than $500 million internationally and was the year’s sixth-highest-grossing film globally.

Prior to joining Universal in 2006, Clark served as a marketing and distribution consultant for two Steven Spielberg films, War of the Worlds and Munich, as well as the 21st installment in the Bond franchise, Casino Royale.  

From 1986 to 2000, he worked for Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures first as the head of its international marketing division and then culminating in his role as President of International Distribution.  During his 14-year tenure, he oversaw the release of numerous critically-acclaimed and commercial hits such as Men in Black, Sense and Sensibility, As Good As It Gets, Jerry McGuire, and The Mask of Zorro.

In 1980, Clark led the marketing and distribution operations for UIP/U.K., which was the distributor at the time for Universal, Paramount and MGM/United Artists.

He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Clark resides in London, England with his wife and son.