Company Overview of Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation engages in the production and distribution of films. The company sells, markets, and distributes digital and television home entertainment content. It offers current and classic movies, as well as interactive gaming applications through digital distribution sites, such as iTunes. The company 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; provides production facilities to film makers and production companies for feature films, television shows, and commercials in...
5555 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Founded in 1912
Key Executives for Paramount Pictures Corporation
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and President of Consumer Products
President of Paramount Studio Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Paramount Pictures Corporation Key Developments
Sky Faces European Commission Competition Objections over Geoblocking
Jul 24 15
The European Commission has accused Sky and major US studios of anti-competitive behaviour for blocking access to Sky services in the rest of Europe. The EC sent a statement of objections to Sky and the studios Disney, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros, outlining its concerns about clauses in their content licensing deals that prohibit EU consumers located elsewhere to access, via satellite or online, Sky's pay-TV services available in the UK and Ireland. The case represents a clear test of the EC's plans to end so-called geoblocking, where content is limited to specific countries, and reform EU copyright law to allow for cross-border, multi-country distribution of audio and video content. Sky and the studios will have the chance to respond to the EC's allegations before the Commission decides to bring formal charges of competition violations.
TCL and Paramount Pictures Team Up on “Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation”
Jul 22 15
TCL announced a marketing partnership with Paramount Pictures in support of the July 31 theatrical release of the upcoming film “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” produced by and starring Tom Cruise and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. A global TCL marketing campaign will include digital, print, television and outdoor assets. TCL also provided its products to support the movie during the shooting of the film. Further extending the movie tie-in, TCL will package digital copies of the movie with the purchase of an award-winning TCL Roku TV™ when “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” is released for home media distribution later this year.
Break Signs Licensing Agreement with Paramount Pictures
Jul 1 15
Break.com has signed a licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures Corporation to bring select feature films from Paramount's library to Break's streaming service.
Deal status: Completed: June 30, 2015. The transaction will allow Defy to expand Break's streaming movie platform.
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