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Mr. George K. Cooney

Wrong George K. Cooney?

Chief Executive Officer

EUE/Screen Gems
EUE Screen Gems Studios
603 Greenwich Street
New York, New York 10014
United States

Company Description: EUE/Screen Gems supplies production space, studios, technological infrastructure and support for movie, film and commercial producers. They also produce original...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Honorary Degree
    New York Medical College
  • Fordham University
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Regal Media is headed by George Cooney, the CEO of TV and film producer EUE/Screen Gems.
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George K. Cooney - President and CEO EUE/Screen Gems Ltd.; Vice Chairman of the New York Medical College; Media Mogul
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George Cooney, owner of EUE/Screen Gems LTD, acquired the Wilmington Studios in 1996 and renamed it EUE/Screen Gems Studios.
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At that time EUE/Screen Gems and the New York production facility were sold to long time Columbia Pictures Executive, George Cooney. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EUE/Screen_Gems
QUOTE: George K. Cooney President & CEO EUE/Screen Gems Ltd.
George Cooney purchased the assets of EUE/Screen Gems from Columbia Pictures in 1983. Prior to acquiring the company, Mr. Cooney served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the division. He joined Columbia Pictures in 1965 and served in a number of administrative positions before being named Executive Vice President of the EUE/Screen Gems division in 1972. While serving as an executive of Columbia Pictures, Mr. Cooney was also Chairman of Bell & Howell/Columbia Pictures Video Services,an early pioneer in home video.
Many charitable organizations have benefited from Mr. Cooney's dedication and commitment. He is Vice Chairman of the New York Medical College and is the former Chairman of its Board of Trustees. He is Chairman of St. Theresa's Home for the Severely Retarded and is Trustee and Treasurer of the Dr. I Fund Foundation. He is on the boards of Save Amateur Sports of the City of New York, the Cancer Research Center of Valhalla, NY, the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Mr. Cooney has served as a Trustee at Harriman College, the Will Rodgers Foundation and the Joffrey Ballet.
Over the years, George Cooney has held numerous seats on governmental and private industrial planning organizations and committees. Beginning in 1968, he served as a member of the Film Advisory Committee to Vice President Hubert Humphrey and was on the Film Advisory and Promotion Committees of New York City for Mayors John V. Lindsay, Abraham Beame, and Edward Koch. A member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, he served for several years on the Executive Film Committee. He was also Chairman of the Motion Picture Labor Negotiations Committee from 1969 to 1980. Mr. Cooney was appointed by Governor Hugh Carey to the New York State Television & Motion Picture Board and also served on Senator Ralph Marino's Sports & Entertainment Development Committee.
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A graduate of Fordham University, Mr. Cooney received an ROTC commission and served in the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant. He is a recipient of the Honorary Degree from the New York Medical College, and the Helen Hayes Humanitarian Award from St. Clare's Hospital. In 1978, he was inducted into the Sovereign Order of the Knights of Malta and presently serves on its Board of Trustees. ost recently he recieved the William Cullen Bryant Award from New York Medical College for his visionary leadership qualities. http://www.euescreengems.com/people/gcooney.html(Proof Positive)
EUE Screen Gems Ltd
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George Cooney acquired the assets of EUE Screen Gems Ltd from Columbia Pictures in 1983.He joined Columbia Pictures in 1965 and served in a number of administrative positions before being named Executive Vice President and General Manager of the division in 1972.While serving as an executive of Columbia Pictures, George also served as Chairman of Bell & Howell/Columbia Pictures Video Services, an early pioneer in home video.
Many charitable organizations have benefited from George's dedication and commitment.He is Vice Chairman of the New York Medical College and served as Chairman of its Board of Trustees for many years.He is Chairman of St. Theresa's Home for the Mentally Disabled and is Trustee and Treasurer of the Dr. I Fund Foundation.George is a member of the executive committee of the Board of the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center and had served as its Chairman for 15 years.He is on the board of Trustees of St. Patrick's Cathedral and is a member of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of New York.He continues to be on the board of the Cancer Research Center of Valhalla, NY and previously served on the boards of Harriman College, the Will Rodgers Foundation and the Joffrey Ballet.
Over the years, George has held numerous seats on governmental and private industrial planning organizations and committees.He has been on the Film Advisory and Promotion Committees of New York City for Mayors John V. Lindsay, Abraham Beame, Edward Koch and Rudolph Giuliani.A former member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, he served for several years on the Executive Film Committee.He was also Chairman of the Motion Picture Labor Negotiations Committee.Additionally, George was appointed by Governor Hugh Carey to the New York State Television & Motion Picture Board and also served on Senator Ralph Marino's Sports & Entertainment Development Committee.
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A graduate of Fordham University, George served in the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant.He is a recipient of the Honorary Degree from the New York Medical College, and the Helen Hayes Humanitarian Award from St. Clare's Hospital.In 1978, he was inducted into the Sovereign Order of the Knights of Malta and has served on its Board of Trustees.He has also been a recipient of the Westchester Medical Center Humanitarian Award.
Most recently George received the William Cullen Bryant Award from New York Medical College for his visionary leadership qualities.
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A company headed by George Cooney, the CEO of TV and film producer EUE/Screen Gems, is buying three dozen low-power TV stations from Trinity Broadcasting Network, including five in the Upper Midwest.
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George Cooney, owner of EUE/Screen Gems LTD, acquired the Wilmington Studios in 1996 and renamed it EUE/Screen Gems Studios.
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