Megan Colligan is the President of IMAX Entertainment and Executive Vice President of IMAX Corporation (since February 2019). Previously, she served in executive roles at Paramount Pictures from 2006-2017, most recently as Worldwide President of Marketing and Distribution. She spearheaded the marketing and distribution efforts for many of Paramount’s most successful franchise properties, including Transformers, Anchorman, Terminator, Mission: Impossible, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe and was the architect of the launch for the Paranormal Activity franchise. During this time, she also oversaw Paramount’s Home Entertainment division, a $1 billion-dollar annual business for the studio.
During her time at Paramount, the studio earned 14 Best Picture Oscar nominations in 11 years, including Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival, Denzel Washington’s Fences, Adam McKay’s The Big Short, Martin Scorsese’s films The Wolf of Wall Street and Hugo, Alexander Payne’s Nebraska, Ava Duvernay’s Selma, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, David O. Russell’s The Fighter, David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Jason Reitman’s Up in The Air, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Babel, Ethan and Joel Coen’s True Grit and Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood.
At IMAX, Colligan oversees the company’s original content development, production and distribution, and IMAX’s alternative content strategy. She also plays a key role in shaping IMAX’s Film Fund strategies, as well as developing partnerships in the emerging streaming marketplace.
Colligan is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is the winner of the Sherry Lansing Award from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (2013) and current board member of the organization, where she chairs the marketing committee and serves on the executive committee and fund development committee. She’s also a member of Time’s Up entertainment board.
Colligan lives in Los Angeles with her husband, producer Mark Roybal and their three sons, Lukas, Simon and Jesse. She graduated from Harvard University with a BA in American History and African American studies.