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Maria Marill

Maria Marill

Executive Vice President

Production Services

As EVP Production Services, Marill oversees day-to-day lot operations of more than 350,000 square feet of stages and 250,000 square feet of production offices that house creative content makers on Sony’s studio lot. She supervises negotiations for all sound stage and office rentals while also managing the production services offered by the studio, including on-lot Set Lighting & Grip, Wardrobe, Property and Transportation Services. Additionally, Marill oversees the Studio Operations Archives and Production Asset Management departments, which handle the storage and liquidation of production assets for all Sony in-house productions.

Marill started her career in 1987 at The Culver Studios working for GTG Entertainment. She remained at the Studio through Sony’s purchase of The Culver Studios where she ultimately became the Director of Stage Operations. When Sony sold the additional lot in 2004, Maria moved to Studio Operations to handle the larger studio’s stage and office operations.

During her tenure at Sony, the studio has become a preferred location for a numerous producers and production companies. Marill sits on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles.