Michael Barker

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Michael Barker is Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Pictures Classics, which he and Tom Bernard founded nearly 25 years ago. Over the years, Barker and his team have distributed and produced some of the world’s finest independent movies, receiving a total of 159 Academy Award nominations. Previously, Barker was an executive at United Artists (1980-1983) and co-founder of Orion Classics (1983–1991).


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