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Company Overview of Paramount Pictures Corporation

Company Overview

Paramount Pictures Corporation engages in the production and distribution of films. The company offers classic movies, as well as interactive gaming applications through digital distribution sites, such as iTunes. It also provides movie fans with access to share movie clips with friends through VooZoo on Facebook with an opportunity to view film content on mobile phones or to play videogames, and the ability to watch movies on Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 consoles; engages in the sales, marketing, and distribution of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for films and television shows; provides production facilities to film makers and production companies for feature films, television shows, and commercials i...

5555 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90038

United States

Founded in 1912





Key Executives for Paramount Pictures Corporation

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and President of Consumer Products
President of Paramount Studio Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Paramount Pictures Corporation Key Developments

Paramount Pictures Presents at Venture Atlanta 2014, Oct-22-2014 12:15 PM

Paramount Pictures Presents at Venture Atlanta 2014, Oct-22-2014 12:15 PM. Venue: Georgia Aquarium, Georgia, United States. Speakers: Stratton Leopold, SVP.

Paramount Pictures Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Paramount Pictures Corporation promoted Megan Colligan to president of worldwide distribution and marketing and announced the departure of CMO Josh Greenstein. The development aligns the studio's North American and international theatrical and home entertainment operations under one team. Colligan continues to report to Paramount Pictures vice-chairman Rob Moore. Steve Siskind has been promoted to president of domestic marketing and will report to Colligan. Erik Counter has been promoted to president of worldwide creative advertising and will now report to Moore. Greenstein, who has served as CMO since 2011, will not renew his contract when it ends later 2014.

Escape and Grit Announce Licensing Agreement with Paramount Pictures for Nearly 200 Motion Pictures

Escape (For Women) and Grit (For Men) -- have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures to broadcast nearly 200 demo-targeted motion pictures Escape will target women 25-54 with a brand of programming that's anchored in stories of crime and mystery. The network's agreement with Paramount delivers numerous titles and stars perfect for the demo, including: Jodie Foster's performance in The Accused; Susan Sarandon's role in Dead Man Walking; the suspenseful thrillers Basic Instinct, Sliver and Intersection starring Sharon Stone; The Hours starring Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman; Angelina Jolie in Beyond Borders and Foxfire; The Virgin Suicides starring Kirsten Dunst; Michelle Pfeiffer in What Lies Beneath; Joan Allen in the political thriller The Contender; Dead Again with Emma Thompson, and more. Action-oriented Grit will reach men 25-54 and be built around the classic male hero archetype with a heavy focus on western, war and action movies. Titles headed to Grit under the new agreement feature a who's who of some of the most popular stars, heroes and box-office performers in Hollywood history, including: Clint Eastwood (Escape From Alcatraz), Tom Cruise (Top Gun), Arnold Schwarzenegger (The Running Man), Gary Cooper (High Noon), Steve McQueen (Hell is for Heroes), Sylvester Stallone (Lock Up), Harrison Ford (K-19: The Widowmaker), Chuck Norris (Delta Force II: The Colombian Connection, Firewalker, Braddock: Missing in Action III) and Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Death Warrant).

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