New York, NY (October 3, 2012) – A24 announced today that the company has brought Nicolette Aizenberg on board as their Head of Publicity. Aizenberg, who will work out of the company’s New York headquarters, will segue from her current role as senior film publicity executive at 42West. Aizenberg, who is a beloved member of the New York film world, also previously held positions at Miramax Films, Samuel Goldwyn Films, and Palm Pictures prior to her several years with 42West.
A24 principals David Fenkel, Daniel Katz and John Hodges said in a joint statement, “Nicolette is incredibly talented, hard working, and thoughtful. She is an innovator with a comprehensive understanding of how to best navigate the film publicity realm, and also all aspects of film distribution. Additionally, she has a deep appreciation of the changing world, and the need to use traditional and creative methods to achieve the goal of each film. She represents exactly what A24 aspires to be and we couldn’t be happier for her to lead the charge with us.”
Aizenberg will transition into her new role with a focus on A24’s first two releases – Sally Potter’s festival and critical hit GINGER & ROSA featuring Elle Fanning in a star-making role and Roman Coppola’s A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III which marks Charlie Sheen’s first major leading film role in some time. Aizenberg had worked on Potter’s film at 42West and will now oversee the film’s release campaign and awards push for Fanning, who came out of Telluride and Toronto Film Festival with glowing reviews for her leading role.
“I am incredibly excited about joining the A24 team. I have known and been a fan of Daniel, David and John’s for many years so this was a perfect opportunity for me,” says Aizenberg. “I can’t wait to jump into the fray on Roman Coppola’s fun romp, and am ecstatic to be able to continue my work on Sally Potter’s GINGER & ROSA and to introduce Elle’s amazing performance to the world.”
Aizenberg had joined 42West in June of 2009, handling film release campaigns (including END OF WATCH, BERNIE, THE KILLER INSIDE ME, YouTube’s LIFE IN A DAY); working with filmmakers (including Francis Ford Coppola, Paul Feig, Rob Marshall, Stephen Daldry, Darren Aronofsky); and launching films at festivals (THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, FOR AGOOD TIME CALL). Prior to joining 42West, Aizenberg ran regional publicity at Miramax Films where she worked on film release and awards campaigns for NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, THE QUEEN, THE DIVING BELL & THE BUTTERFLY, and GONE BABY GONE, ADVENTURELAND. Aizenberg began her career at Samuel Goldwyn Films working on films such as THE SQUID& THE WHALE and SUPER SIZE ME, and also at Palm Pictures.
Upstart Distributor A24 Taps 42 West’s Nicolette Aizenberg To Head PR
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