Marcie Bloom is the co-president and co-founder of Sony Pictures Classics—a company that distributes, finances and produces independent films from the United States and around the world. Recent successes include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Pollock, Sweet and Lowdown, All About My Mother and The Tao of Steve. Previously Marcie worked at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, for Gaumont under Columbia’s Triumph Films label, and for PMK Public Relations, where she joined Michael Barker and Tom Bernard as a publicist for over five years before becoming their partner in 1989. Academy Award-winning films she released include Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Pollock, One Day in September, All About My Mother, Howards End, Babette’s Feast, Indochine, Ran, Cyrano de Bergerac, Burnt by the Sun, Belle Epoque, and Anne Frank Remembered.
She has worked with some of the world’s greatest filmmakers including: Ang Lee, Woody Allen, Francois Truffaut, Akira Kurosawa, Louis Malle, Wim Wenders, R.W. Fassbinder, Lily Tomlin, Jim Jarmusch, Richard Linklater, Zhang Yimou, Merchant Ivory, John Sayles, John Boorman, David Mamet, Neil LaBute, Errol Morris, Sally Potter, Don Roos, Gary Oldman, Allison Anders, Hal Hartley, and Mike Figgis.
Ms. Bloom has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University.