Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or known to many people as MGM for short is a major studio that has made many films and cartoons like Tom and Jerry, Droopy, and many Tex Avery cartoons as well as Don Bluth films (eg. the first All Dogs Go To Heaven). The studio has been in business since 1924 and has also made films that won Academy Awards for Best Picture (one example is the 1986 war-film Platoon, which was written and directed by Oliver Stone).