Diane Brakenridge, a longtime MGM theatrical distribution staffer, died of cancer April 15 in Phoenix, Ariz. She was 47.Brakenridge started her career at Walt Disney’s Chicago Theatrical Distribution offices. In 1986 she moved to MGM’s Chicago Theatrical Distribution offices, and then relocated to MGM’s Los Angeles offices until 2005. Her last position was at Cinedigm, where she managed the IndieDirect theatrical distribution services. She is survived by her mother and two brothers. A memorial service will be held May 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at MGM Tower, 1st fl., 10250 Constellation Blvd., Los Angeles.