President, Paramount Pictures International
Anthony Marcoly was named President of Paramount Pictures International in November of 2011. In his role, Anthony oversees the entire International Theatrical business including sales, marketing, and distribution operations in over 70 countries around the globe.
Under his leadership, Paramount has enjoyed recent success with a wide range of films such as “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL” starring Tom Cruise, Paramount International’s top grossing R-rated comedy “THE DICTATOR,” and most recently “MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED,” DreamWorks Animation’s highest grossing international title of all-time.
An industry veteran, Anthony spent twenty six years with The Walt Disney Company and held a number of progressively challenging functional roles to progress to his last position as President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International. In this role he directed all functional areas for Disney’s International film distribution division that encompassed 450 employees. He set all strategic direction and annual organizational goals/objectives, and prepared and presented annual and five year operating plans to senior Studio and Corporate management.
Previous Disney positions included leadership roles in distribution as Senior Vice President Distribution where he directed the day to day sales and distribution efforts– and earlier Director level roles in both Sales and Finance.
Anthony earned his MBA in Finance and Marketing at Pepperdine University and his BA, Business Administration degree from California State University, Long Beach. His industry awards include Cinema Expo Distributor of the Year in 2004 and CineAsia Distributor of the Year in 1997.