SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Veteran media investor Gordon 
Crawford has joined Lionsgate's (NYSE: LGF) Board of Directors, the Company 
announced today. The appointment increases the size of Lionsgate's Board from 
12 to 13 members. 
Mr. Crawford served in various senior positions at Capital Research and 
Management, a privately held investment management company with more than $1 
trillion in assets under management, for more than 40 years before his 
retirement in December 2012.  He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of 
Trustees of the U.S. Olympic Foundation and Vice Chairman of the Paley Center 
for Media. 
Mr. Crawford also served on the Board of Directors of Southern California 
Public Radio from 2000 to 2012, including a nine-year tenure as Chairman of 
the Board (2003-2012), as well as serving on the Board of Directors of The 
Nature Conservancy from 2003 to 2012, including six years as Vice Chairman of 
the Board (2006-2012). 
"Gordy is deeply familiar with our Company and our industry, and he will bring 
a resonant independent voice to our Board of Directors," said Lionsgate Chief 
Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns.  "His 
investment track record in the media space has few peers.  We have benefited 
from his counsel and vision during the past 13 years of our growth, and we're 
fortunate that he will contribute his wisdom and expertise to our corporate 
governance in the future." 
"I'm pleased to help Lionsgate continue to build its position as a preeminent 
producer and distributor of entertainment content worldwide," said Crawford.  
"They remain one of the most exciting and innovative companies in the media 
space today." 
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and 
diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television 
programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital 
distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales.  
The Company has built a strong television presence in production of primetime 
cable and broadcast network series, distribution and syndication of 
programming and an array of channel assets.  Lionsgate currently has 26 shows 
on 19 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication 
businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy 
Award-winning Mad Men, Weeds and Nurse Jackie, the new comedy Anger 
Management, the network series Nashville, the syndication successes Tyler 
Perry's House of Payne, its spinoff Meet the Browns, For Better Or Worse, The 
Wendy Williams Show, Are We There Yet? and the upcoming Orange Is The New 
Black, an original series for Netflix. 
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the 
blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, the 13(th) 
highest-grossing North American release of all time, The Twilight Saga 
Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which has grossed more than $800 million at the 
worldwide box office, Warm Bodies, Texas Chainsaw 3D, The Expendables 2, The 
Possession, Sinister, The Cabin in the Woods, Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness 
Protection and Arbitrage.  With the January 2012 acquisition of Summit 
Entertainment, the Company has now added the blockbuster Twilight Saga 
franchise, which has grossed more than $3.3 billion at the worldwide box 
office, to its current slate, giving the Company the two premier young adult 
franchises in the world. 
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box 
office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles 
a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and 
television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves 
as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses.  The 
Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality 
entertainment in markets around the world. 
For Lionsgate corporate information, please contact: Peter D. Wilkes 
Kinley L. Cross 310-255-5114 
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