Providence Equity Partners: Providence Equity Partners Companies, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Music Group, Yes Network, Hulu, Idea Cellular Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158175185

Published: August 18th 2011

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34 pages


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Providence Equity Partners: Providence Equity Partners Companies, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Music Group, Yes Network, Hulu, Idea Cellular  by  Books LLC

Providence Equity Partners: Providence Equity Partners Companies, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Music Group, Yes Network, Hulu, Idea Cellular by Books LLC
August 18th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 34 pages | ISBN: 9781158175185 | 10.36 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Providence Equity Partners companies, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Music Group, YES Network, Hulu,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Providence Equity Partners companies, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Music Group, YES Network, Hulu, Idea Cellular, Com Hem, World Triathlon Corporation, ZeniMax Media, Archipelago Learning, Digiturk, Kabel Deutschland, TDC A/S, Kerasotes Theatres, Asurion, CanalDigitaal, Edline, NexTag.

Excerpt: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (MGM) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of films and television programs. MGM was founded in 1924 when the entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer Pictures. On November 3, 2010, MGM filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

On December 20, 2010, MGM emerged from bankruptcy and the executives of Spyglass Entertainment, Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum, became co-Chairs and co-CEOs of the company. The studios official motto, Ars Gratia Artis, is a Latin phrase meaning Art for arts sake. It was chosen by Howard Dietz, the studios chief publicist, in 1924. The studios logo is a roaring lion surrounded by a ring of film inscribed with the studios motto.

The logo, which features Leo the Lion, was created by Dietz in 1916 for Goldwyn Pictures and updated in 1924 for MGMs use. Dietz based the logo on his alma maters mascot-the Columbia University lion. Loew regarded its use for the consolidated studio as particularly appropriate, since Loewe is German for lion. Originally silent, the sound of Leo the Lions roar was added to films for the first time in August 1928.

The studios informal motto is more stars than there are in heaven, a reference to the large number of A-list movie stars under contract to the company in the 1930s. This second motto was also coined by Deitz, and was probably first used in 1932. From the end of the silent film era through World War II, Metro-Gol...



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