Join Grace Cho, CEO of Artrepreneur, in a discussion with Eric Paquette, CEO of Meridian Pictures. Eric shares his journey from his beginnings in sports broadcasting to his rise as a leading figure in the film industry. He offers insights into his challenges and triumphs, stressing the importance of passion and the profound fulfillment one gets from aligning career goals with personal interests. Dive into the essence of storytelling, and Eric’s commitment to creating deeply resonant and emotionally charged content.
With a career spanning over thirty years, Eric Paquette has made significant contributions to CBS News & Sports, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, and Sony Pictures. Currently, at the helm of Meridian Pictures, he has held vital roles at Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Phoenix Pictures and served as Senior Vice President of Production at Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Screen Gems. His distinguished service extends beyond the industry, as he holds a position on President Biden’s Committee on the Arts and contributes as a cultural leader in the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and an advisory board member for The Johns Hopkins School of Education. From being a co-founder of Tudela Futbol Club Los Angeles to running marathons and beekeeping, Eric’s personal life reflects a harmonious blend of professional success and personal fulfillment.