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11.05.2011
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SCANDINAVIAN MAJOR SVENSK FILMINDUSTRI SIGNS LONG-TERM DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH MGM

Deal Covers Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland and Includes Both Theatrical and DVD/BluRay Disc Rights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (May 11, 2011) – Svensk Filmindustri (SF), the leading Scandinavian production and distribution entity, announced today that it has signed a long-term distribution agreement with MGM covering Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland and including both theatrical and DVD/BluRay Disc rights. The deal includes the entire MGM catalogue and new releases over a five-year period, as well as both of the highly anticipated upcoming two “Hobbit” films (set for release in 2012 and 2013) and the next film in the long running “Bond” franchise, “Bond 23” (due November 9, 2012). MGM and Svensk look forward to distributing “Bond 24” on a similar basis.

“We are thrilled to be the Scandinavian distribution partner for MGM, and are looking forward to working with their entire catalogue and their fantastic slate of upcoming films,” said Rasmus Ramstad, CEO at Svensk Filmindustri. “We have had a fantastic relationship with Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum over the years and it’s great to be able to continue this partnership with them at MGM.”

“It was really important to us to continue our wonderful relationship with Rasmus and the Svensk team– we know that they are partners who share our vision and are the industry leaders in their region with unparalleled distribution capabilities,” said Barber and Birnbaum, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officers of MGM.

About Svensk Filmindustri
AB Svensk Filmindustri (SF) was founded in 1919 and is the leading film producer and distributor in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. For more information, visit www.svenskfilmindustri.com

About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. is actively engaged in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video, interactive media, music, and licensed merchandise. The company owns the world’s largest library of modern films, comprising around 4,100 titles. Operating units include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc., United Artists Films Inc., MGM Television Entertainment Inc., MGM Networks Inc., MGM Distribution Co., MGM International Television Distribution Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC, MGM ON STAGE, MGM Music, MGM Consumer Products and MGM Interactive. In addition, MGM has ownership interests in domestic and international TV channels reaching over 130 countries. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

Media Contacts:

Stefan Klockby
Svensk Filmindustri
46-8-680-3500
stefan.klockby@sf.se

Susie Arons
Rubenstein Communications
212-843-8033 direct
917-751-1776 cell
sarons@rubenstein.com





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