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Mr. George K. Cooney

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Chief Executive Officer

EUE/Screen Gems
Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: g***@***.com
EUE Screen Gems Studios
603 Greenwich Street
New York , New York 10014
United States

Company Description: EUE/Screen Gems is a global, award winning content production company with a long history of creative storytelling in both advertising and entertainment. We have...   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)
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George Cooney is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EUE/Screen Gems Ltd. In July of 1983, Mr. Cooney acquired EUE/Screen Gems and its assets, once a division of Columbia Pictures. Prior to acquiring the company, Mr. Cooney served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Columbia's Screen Gems division. He joined Columbia Pictures in 1965 and served in a number of sales and administrative positions before being named the Executive Vice President of the Screen Gems division in 1972. While serving as an executive at Columbia Pictures, Mr. Cooney was named Chairman of Bell & Howell/Columbia Pictures Video Services, an early pioneer in the home video industry.
Today, Cooney oversees multiple businesses and projects under the EUE/Screen Gems umbrella.
Cooney is active in the community. He's served as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the New York Medical College, Chairman at St. Theresa's Home for the Severely Retarded, and a Trustee and Treasurer of the Dr. I Fund Foundation. He also serves on the board of Save Amateur Spots of the City of New York, the Cancer Research Center in Valhalla New York, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and is a member of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of New York. George is a member of the executive committee of the board of Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center and has served as its Chairman for 15 years.
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A graduate of Fordham University, Cooney is a recipient of an 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 by Pope John Paul II and presently serves on its board of trustees.
Most recently, George Cooney received the William Cullen Bryant Award from New York Medical College for his visionary leadership qualities.
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The Monuments Men will sadly not live long in the memory as George Clooney's wartime comedy misfires
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Wasted: Sam Epstein, John Goodman, George Clooney, Matt Damon and Bob Balaban
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George Clooney is many things, but one thing he sure ain't is a reliable comedy actor.
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Clooney - also the director and a co-writer - has based the story on a recent book, The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves And The Greatest Treasure Hunt In History. And, for a while, it's very agreeable.
There's a jaunty, Dad's Army-like flair to proceedings as Clooney and the gang enter the breach with bullets whizzing over the heads of men whose biggest concern used to be the opening hours of their local museum.
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Clooney is adept at rounding-up big-name casts but, in this case, anyone could have filled Murray and Goodman's roles.
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George Clooney on The Monuments Men, art, history - and what he's looking for in a woman
The Hollywood star has been busy on the set of his latest film which he co-wrote, produced, directed and starred in
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George Clooney
There were lots of jokes and pranks on set but cast talk of this movie being an "important story"
The Monuments Men star George Clooney defends his views on Britain returning the Elgin Marbles to Greece
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George Clooney on The Monuments Men, art, history - and what he's looking for in a woman
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