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NIMZIKI NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT-CREATIVE ADVERTISING FOR MGM/UA DISTRIBUTION

 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Nimziki has been named senior vice president-Creative Advertising for MGM/UA Distribution Co., reporting to Gerry Rich, executive vice president-Marketing. Nimziki is responsible for all audio-visual advertising, including creation of trailers, television and radio advertising campaigns for theatrical films distributed by MGM/UA.
 "We are delighted to have the energetic talent of Joe Nimziki on our marketing team," Rich said. "His creative abilities and proven track record in film advertising will add a dynamic, fresh perspective to our campaigns."
 Nimziki, 29, joins MGM/UA Distribution from the entertainment advertising agency Cimarron/Bacon/O'Brien. His work there included campaigns for such box-office successes as "In the Line of Fire," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "The Good Son" and "Demolition Man."
 He previously served as vice president of creative advertising at Columbia Pictures. As the then-youngest executive at the studio, he directed campaigns for such successful films as "Dracula," "A Few Good Men," "A River Runs Through It," "A League of Their Own" and "Groundhog Day."
 Prior to Columbia, Nimziki was the creative director at Comet Communications, working exclusively on ad campaigns for Disney, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures.
 Nimziki has been the recipient of numerous domestic and international awards for writing, directing and producing successful ad campaigns. In the past year, he received three Key Arts, four Telly's and four New York Festival Awards.
 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is involved in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures and television programs through MGM Pictures, United Artists Pictures, MGM/UA Worldwide Television, MGM/UA Distribution and MGM Home Video, among others.
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 /CONTACT: Craig A. Parsons of Pondel Parsons & Wilkinson, 310-207-9300/


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