Rola Bauer

As MGM’s president, international television productions, Bauer oversees development, production and co-productions for MGM’s International Television scripted content for international markets around the world.
Since joining MGM, Bauer has shepherded seven high-profile international projects to greenlight for the studio, including Last Light starring Matthew Fox and Joanne Froggatt, in association with Peacock and NENT Group, Shelter, based on the first novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar trilogy with Amazon Studios, Billy the Kid from creator Michael Hirst with EPIX, From, created by John Griffin also with EPIX, The Reunion, adapted from French author Guillaume Musso’s bestselling novel in partnership with Make it Happen Studio and France Televisions, El Fin del Amor at Amazon Prime Video, and Mariachis with HBO Max and HIPPO Entertainment Group.
A Golden Globe® and two-time Emmy® nominated PGA producer, Bauer has earned the prestigious Medaille d’Honneur for her outstanding contributions to the international television business, has been named to Variety’s International Women’s Impact Report on five different occasions, including its most recent list in 2022. Additionally, Bauer has been named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television for several consecutive years. She sits on the international Emmys Board and NATPE board, and is a member of the PGA and Primetime Emmys.