Kaminow, who most recently worked at Sony Pictures, will oversee all global marketing and publicity for Annapurna and its projects. He’ll report to company founder Ellison.
“I’m thrilled to begin working with Megan and the whole team at Annapurna,” Kaminow said. “I can’t wait to bring their fantastic and diverse slate of films to a global audience.”
Kaminow was most recently president of worldwide strategic marketing and research at Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he oversaw all worldwide theatrical market research for the studio and played a key role in establishing a worldwide marketing platform for all divisions of the department.
During his tenure at Sony he also worked on film brand management and franchise evaluation, developing marketing strategy on such films as “Spider-Man,” several James Bond films, “21 and 22 Jump Street,” “The Da Vinci Code,” “Angels & Demons,” “American Hustle,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Moneyball,” “The Social Network,” “Julie & Julia,” “2012,” “The Pursuit of Happyness,” “Superbad,” “Pineapple Express,” “Hancock,” “Hitch” and all Sony Pictures Animation titles.
Prior to joining Sony, Kaminow was senior VP of marketing and research at Miramax Films, where he was an integral part of the marketing campaigns for films such as “The English Patient,” “Shakespeare in Love,” “Good Will Hunting,” “The Cider House Rules,” “Chocolat” and “Life is Beautiful.” He got his start at Miramax as director of market research.
Annapurna’s upcoming releases include director Richard Linklater’s “That’s What I’m Talking About,” which will be released in theaters later this year by Paramount.