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Mike Marcus

1967 , Economics

Headshot of alumni member Mike Marcus


Head of Management, Echo Lake Entertainment


Marcus has over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He has worked for ICM, Kohner/Levy/Marcus Agency and as a senior agent at the CAA, where he packaged award winning movies with celebrity clients. As president and chief operating officer of MGM Pictures, Marcus oversaw the release of multiple hit films. He then formed Cornice Entertainment, a motion picture and television production and management company, and MAC Releasing, the feature film distribution company, which merged with ThinkFilm. He became the head of ThinkFilm’s West Coast office, in addition to his production and management activities. Marcus served on the board of the Wellness Community, the Environmental Media Association and Will Vinton Studios.