Megan Colligan
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United States
2019

IMAX

Megan
Colligan

President, IMAX Entertainment

Colligan succeeded Imax longtimer Greg Foster at the beginning of 2019 and immediately set an ambitious agenda for the exhibition giant, looking for ways experiment with alternative, non-blockbuster content at non-peak hours, such as“Anima,” a 15-minute short directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and featuring the music of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke. At the same time, she was working with filmmakers to secure a slate of 2020 releases that had scenes shot with Imax cameras, including Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet,” the Bond film “No Time to Die” and “Wonder Woman 1984.” It’s a pleasant landing for Colligan, who, after departing as marketing and distribution chief at Paramount in November 2017, alleged that gender bias and discrimination led to her exit. She has since said the issue was resolved “amicably.”

Education

  • Harvard University (MA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • Marketing Impact
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Megan Colligan Out as Global Marketing Chief at Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)

Megan Colligan Out as Global Marketing Chief at Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)

UPDATED: Megan Colligan is out as head of worldwide marketing and distribution at Paramount Pictures, Variety has learned. The move comes as newly installed studio chief Jim Gianopulos continues to shake up the top executive ranks at the troubled company in the wake of a series of film flops such as "Ghost in the Shell" and "Baywatch." Paramount's latest bomb, "Suburbicon," a dark satire from George Clooney, debuted to a dreadful $2.8 million. It has eked out $5.1 million in...

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