Lionsgate International SVP Marc Lorber To Exit

EXCLUSIVE: Marc Lorber, Lionsgate’s SVP of International TV Co-Productions and Acquisitions, is exiting the studio after almost a decade.

Lorber joined Lionsgate in 2013 and was upped to his current post in 2019, leading a team focusing on identifying scripted TV dramas, miniseries and comedies that can be co-developed or produced around the world.

He has worked on projects including BAFTA-winning comedy Motherland, BBC Wales drama The Pact and Irish/Belgian co-production Northern Lights, which Deadline revealed Lionsgate had boarded in October. Lorber struck relationships with international networks at a time when the allure of non-U.S. content has skyrocketed, and he has also been across the BBC Studios deal that has seen adaptations of the likes of This Country and Ghosts remade in the States.

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He departed amicably on December 31 and is yet to settle on his next career move.

Past employers include HBO Central Europe, where he was SVP and Executive Producer, Original Programming & Production, Marvista Entertainment and Sony Pictures TV International.

His move comes at a time of change for Lionsgate, which is spinning off its studio from Starz and is soon to pull Gaslit streamer Lionsgate+ from Germany, Italy, Benelux, Japan, France, Spain and the Nordics.

News of Lorber’s departure emerged a day after Lionsgate revealed Starz International President Superna Kalle is exiting, replaced by Darren Nielson at the helm of Lionsgate+ internationally.

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