Film Consultant for REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVAL/NYC

EDITION: October 2013

Produced “Artistic Freedom in Recovery” with Donna Chavous from A&E’s TV show INTERVENTION.

Secured sponsorship for special benefit event “Comedy Intervention” benefiting Writers in Treatment

and Lenny Bruce Foundation.

Film Consultant for REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVAL/NYC

EDITION: October 2012

Secured sponsorship for special screening event of the Emmy nominated ESPN Documentary,

UNGUARDED about Boston Celtic basketball player Chris Herren. Coordinated his

guest appearance at the festival.

Publicity/Miss Rodeo New England: May/June 2011

Helped launch the first Miss Rodeo New England Pageant by soliciting candidates and creating the

media campaign for this event in Massachusetts.

Publicity/Events Manager: January 2009

Worked the Academy Awards Campaign with Lisa Taback Consulting. Setting up and managing

special screenings and events for PRECIOUS.

Red Carpet Publicist – AFI Premiere of A SINGLE MAN with Colin Firth at the Mann’s Chinese

Theater in Hollywood.

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KATHY ANDERSON

Publicist, Academy Award Campaign Consultant, Screening/Special Events Producer

Kathy Anderson (right) with Kathy Zuckerman (left), the real “Gidget”

at a screening of a surf film on the Historic Malibu Pier

Worked 8 consecutive years with Lisa Taback Public

Relations for the Academy Award Campaign for Miramax

Films, Lions Gate and The Weinstein Company

Publicity/Events Manager: January 2008

Worked the Academy Awards campaign with Lisa Taback Consulting. Setting up and managing

special screenings and events for THE GREAT DEBATERS, THE DIVING BELL AND

THE BUTTERFLY, 3:10 TO YUMA, INTO THE WILD.

Set up Publicity and filmmaker interviews for the Austin, Texas premiere of the documentary film

FUEL directed by Josh Tickell.

Event Producer: December 2007

THE GREAT DEBATERS – Malibu Performing Arts Center

Initiated and produced the first digital projection screening at the Center of Denzel Washington’s

THE GREAT DEBATERS, which benefited The Greater Malibu Disaster Recovery Project, an

organization that provides services for Malibu fire victims. Handled all aspects of the screening,

including marketing and publicity, managing the digital projection and interaction with the Weinstein

Company.

Event Producer:

MARCH OF THE PENQUINS - Special screening of the Academy Award nominated film at Malibu

bluffs park to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims. Helped raise over $4,000.

Publicity/Events Manager: Miramax Films/Weinstein Company –

2009-2003

Publicity/Events Manager with Lisa Taback for the Miramax Films 2003-2009 Academy Campaign.

Set up and managed all aspects of Academy screenings, special screenings with Q&A with talent,

premieres and Award shows (Golden Globes). Handled press line for talent at major screenings and

events. Managed all technical aspects from print trafficking to negotiating deals with theaters,

providing microphones and spotlights. Films included for 2008: THE CURIOUS CASE OF

BENJAMIN BUTTON, FUEL; 2007: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, THE GREAT

DEBATERS, I’M NOT THERE, INTO THE WILD; 2006: 2005: FAHRENHEIT 911; 2004; COLD

MOUNTAIN, CITY OF GOD, THE STATION AGENT, BARBARIAN INVADERS. 2003 Films; GANGS

OF NEW YORK, CHICAGO, CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND, FRIDA, THE QUIET

AMERICAN and RABBIT PROOF FENCE. Managed the talent appearances at these events.

Film Festival Experience: 2006

Malibu Celebration of Film Festival – hosted a panel discussion with writers, Don Winslow, Peter

Gethers and Trevor Albert for a discussion “From Page to Screen.”

Film Festival Experience: 2004

Philadelphia Film Festival – “Set in Philadelphia Screenwriting Competition.” Was a judge for the

screenwriting competition and panel member at the festival discussing “developing a screenplay.”

Film Festival Experience: 2003

West Chester Film Festival, West Chester, Pennsylvania. Was a featured speaker at the Film Festival

conducting a seminar discussing “developing a screenplay.”

Publicity Coordinator: Miramax Films – 1994 – 1999

Handled all aspects of Miramax screenings and special events including the Oscar Parties of 1997

and 1998. Handling press and red carpets for many Miramax Premieres including:

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, THE ENGLISH PATIENT.

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EDUCATION:

Philadelphia College of Art.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Final Cut Pro Editor, working knowledge of Photoshop, MAC OS proficient, Word,

Excel. Lived and worked in Europe and have a working knowledge of German and

French.

REFERENCES:

Furnished upon request.

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KATHY ANDERSON

Publicist, Academy Award Campaign Screening Manager, Screening/Special Events Producer


Worked 8 consecutive years with Lisa Taback Public

Relations for the Academy Award Campaign for Miramax

Films, Lions Gate and The Weinstein Company