lions gate entertainment cor (LGF) Key Developments
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Partners with Millennium Films and Game Developer and Publisher Fifth Journey to Create Expendables Game for Mobile Phones and Tablets
Jul 8 15
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. partnered with producer Avi Lerner's Millennium Films and Hong Kong-based mobile game developer and publisher Fifth Journey to create an Expendables mobile game. The Expendables game, based on the star-studded action hero franchise whose first three installments grossed nearly $800 million at the global box office, will be released on mobile phones and tablets in late 2016.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation Names Seth Laderman as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Comic-Con International Subscription Video-On-Demand Service
Jul 3 15
Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation has named Seth Laderman as executive vice president, or EVP, and general manager of Comic-Con International subscription video-on-demand, or SVOD, service. The Comic-Con International SVOD service is the new platform preparing to launch in the first quarter of 2016. Mr. Laderman has spent the past 12 years developing content and overseeing production for digital and television platforms. He was head of production for Legendary Digital and Nerdist Industries, helping to spearhead the digital growth of Nerdist Industries as the YouTube premium content initiative was getting underway.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Announces Demise of Morley Koffman, Member of Board of Directors, Audit & Risk Committee and Chairman of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Jun 29 15
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. announced with great sadness that Morley Koffman (85), an 18-year member of the company's Board of Directors, a member of the company's Audit & Risk Committee and the Chairman of the company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, passed away on June 28, 2015.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Presents at Bernstein Global Future of Media & Telecom Summit, Jun-24-2015
Jun 24 15
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Presents at Bernstein Global Future of Media & Telecom Summit, Jun-24-2015 . Venue: Taj Boston, 15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116, United States. Speakers: Michael R. Burns, Vice Chairman.
Lionsgate Promotes Tim Palen to Chief Brand Officer and President of Worldwide Marketing
Jun 23 15
Lionsgate senior executive Tim Palen has been promoted to Chief Brand Officer and President of Worldwide Marketing. Under his new long-term agreement, Mr. Palen continues to serve as the company's top film marketing executive, running worldwide theatrical marketing operations across the company's Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and other labels. He oversees all theatrical marketing campaigns and strategy, media, creative advertising and digital media initiatives. As CBO he is a member of the Company's senior decision-making team, and he will be responsible for developing, extending and marketing the Company's individual brands, franchises and corporate branding initiatives. Mr. Palen is responsible for spearheading Lionsgate's location-based entertainment team that, in the past year, has announced: The Hunger Games Exhibition nationwide tour that will launch in Times Square next month; the Hunger Games Stage Around live theatrical experience debuting in England next summer; and The Hunger Games branded attractions that form a centerpiece of the Motion gate theme park opening in Dubai next fall, which will also include a Step Up live stage event. Mr. Palen is also charged with exploring branding opportunities driven by other event properties as well as within categories in which Lionsgate has established content leadership. Since joining the company in 2002, Mr. Palen has played a key role in building the iconic motion picture franchises that have helped define Lionsgate's success, beginning with Saw in 2004, which became the most successful horror franchise of all time.