Veteran executive oversaw worldwide distribution for MGM
Erik Lomis has joined The Weinstein Company as president of theatrical distribution and home entertainment, the company announced on Wednesday.
In his new position, Lomis will oversee the theatrical distribution slate for the Weinstein Company and Dimension Films, including such upcoming titles as "Miral," "Scream 4," "My Week With Marilyn" and "Coriolanus."
Prior to joining TWC, Lomis was president of worldwide theatrical distribution, home entertainment & acquisitions of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, where he oversaw domestic theatrical distribution as well as the marketing and distribution of MGM’s international theatrical, home entertainment and acquisitions titles.
Prior to arriving at MGM, Lomis was head of the national film department at United Artists Theatres, as well as the head film buyer at Sameric Corp. in Philadelphia, where he was also responsible for real estate development.