R.I.P. Brett Dicker

The longtime Disney marketing executive died Tuesday of heart failure at his home in Woodland Hills. He was 63. Brett Dicker retired in 2010 as EVP Marketing for Walt Disney Studios. He had worked at Disney for 14 years when he was promoted in 2001 to EVP at Buena Vista Pictures Marketing. The Brooklyn native was put in charge of developing and implementing marketing campaigns and strategies for movies released under the Walt Disney, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures banners. He worked on campaigns for numerous blockbusters including The Lion King, Toy Story, Finding Nemo and the first three Pirates Of The Caribbean films. Dicker was SVP National Promotions and Marketing at BVPM from 1996-2001. He joined Disney in 1987 as director of promotions for Walt Disney Pictures and was promoted to VP Promotions at Buena Vista Pictures two years later. Early in his career, he worked as foreign publicity coordinator on Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 epic Apocalypse Now. (more…)

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