Peter Morris is Executive Vice President of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Vice President of IMAX Corporation, an innovator in entertainment technology with a worldwide theatre network that is among the most important and successful distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. Peter helps lead the development and execution of IMAX Entertainment’s global strategy including expanding the Company’s domestic and international film slate and exploring new content development opportunities.
Peter has over 10 years of senior management, business development and business affairs expertise in the entertainment industry. His knowledge in structuring and negotiating financing, distribution, production, and advertising agreements spans film, television and digital media platforms. Peter is also a pioneer in the marketing and distribution of user-generated and original content across new and emerging digital media platforms. A seasoned entertainment industry executive, he has a strong network of strategic relationships among the industry’s leading studios, networks, law firms, management companies and talent agencies.
Peter joined IMAX from the comedy powerhouse Funny or Die, where was General Counsel and Vice President of Business Affairs and Strategy. During his tenure at Funny or Die, Peter was responsible for forging strategic partnerships and negotiating major content creation and distribution deals that have helped cement the company as a major comedy content brand and important player in the social media ecosystem. Prior to this, Peter served as Director, Business and Legal Affairs for entertainment management company The Arlook Group and held senior business and legal affairs positions with Quarterlife Inc., a subsidiary of The Bedford Falls Company.
Peter holds a law degree from Georgia State University’s College of Law and a B.S. in both Marketing and International Studies from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.