MGM Pictures Promotes Bruce Markoe to Executive Vice President, Feature Post Production

Mar 15, 2004, 00:00 ET from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

    LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM Pictures, a division
 of MGM Studios Inc., has promoted Bruce Markoe to executive vice president,
 feature post production, announced Andy Davis, the studio's executive vice
 president of physical production, to whom Markoe reports.
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011119/MGMLOGO )
     "Bruce has become a vital part of MGM since he joined the company, and has
 been a great supporter of filmmakers here," said Davis.  "This promotion is
 extremely well deserved."
     "Bruce is one of the best, most forward-thinking post-production
 executives I have worked with in close to three decades both as a producer and
 as an executive," said Michael Nathanson, president of MGM Pictures.  "Thanks
 to Bruce, MGM has been years ahead of most entertainment companies in using
 digital technologies to make the production and post-production process
 faster, more powerful and more efficient."
     Markoe oversees all aspects of budgeting, post production and the use of
 more economical new technologies for feature production and post production
 for MGM Pictures and United Artists, MGM's specialty film subsidiary.
     Markoe joined MGM in 1992, working as post production supervisor on "Son
 of the Pink Panther."  In 1993, he was named vice president, feature post
 production, and promoted in 2000 to senior vice president, feature post
 production.
     In 1999, Markoe instituted the use of high-definition dailies for feature
 post-production work and for previews.  He also oversaw renovation of both
 picture and sound for the theatrical re-release and DVD release of
 The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine."  He is a member of the sound branch of the
 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
     Before joining MGM, Markoe organized, designed and was general manager of
 Skywalker Sound South.  Before that, he served in various roles with
 audio-production facilities and independent film companies.
 
     About MGM
     Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (NYSE:   MGM), through its Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 Studios Inc. subsidiary, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and
 distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video,
 interactive media, music and licensed merchandise.  The company owns the
 world's largest library of modern films, comprised of about 4,000 titles.
 Operating units include MGM Pictures, United Artists, MGM Television
 Entertainment, MGM Networks, MGM Distribution Co., MGM Worldwide Television
 Distribution, MGM Home Entertainment, MGM On Stage, MGM Consumer Products, MGM
 Music, MGM Interactive and MGM Online.  In addition, MGM has ownership
 interests in international television channels reaching more than 100
 countries.  For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
 
     For further information, please contact David Bloom, VP, corporate
 communications of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., +1-310-449-3660, dbloom@mgm.com.
 
 

SOURCE Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
    LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM Pictures, a division
 of MGM Studios Inc., has promoted Bruce Markoe to executive vice president,
 feature post production, announced Andy Davis, the studio's executive vice
 president of physical production, to whom Markoe reports.
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011119/MGMLOGO )
     "Bruce has become a vital part of MGM since he joined the company, and has
 been a great supporter of filmmakers here," said Davis.  "This promotion is
 extremely well deserved."
     "Bruce is one of the best, most forward-thinking post-production
 executives I have worked with in close to three decades both as a producer and
 as an executive," said Michael Nathanson, president of MGM Pictures.  "Thanks
 to Bruce, MGM has been years ahead of most entertainment companies in using
 digital technologies to make the production and post-production process
 faster, more powerful and more efficient."
     Markoe oversees all aspects of budgeting, post production and the use of
 more economical new technologies for feature production and post production
 for MGM Pictures and United Artists, MGM's specialty film subsidiary.
     Markoe joined MGM in 1992, working as post production supervisor on "Son
 of the Pink Panther."  In 1993, he was named vice president, feature post
 production, and promoted in 2000 to senior vice president, feature post
 production.
     In 1999, Markoe instituted the use of high-definition dailies for feature
 post-production work and for previews.  He also oversaw renovation of both
 picture and sound for the theatrical re-release and DVD release of
 The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine."  He is a member of the sound branch of the
 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
     Before joining MGM, Markoe organized, designed and was general manager of
 Skywalker Sound South.  Before that, he served in various roles with
 audio-production facilities and independent film companies.
 
     About MGM
     Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (NYSE:   MGM), through its Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
 Studios Inc. subsidiary, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and
 distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video,
 interactive media, music and licensed merchandise.  The company owns the
 world's largest library of modern films, comprised of about 4,000 titles.
 Operating units include MGM Pictures, United Artists, MGM Television
 Entertainment, MGM Networks, MGM Distribution Co., MGM Worldwide Television
 Distribution, MGM Home Entertainment, MGM On Stage, MGM Consumer Products, MGM
 Music, MGM Interactive and MGM Online.  In addition, MGM has ownership
 interests in international television channels reaching more than 100
 countries.  For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
 
     For further information, please contact David Bloom, VP, corporate
 communications of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., +1-310-449-3660, dbloom@mgm.com.
 
 SOURCE  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.