Anthony Sharp

Film Publicist

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  • LocationHatfield, United Kingdom

About me

 

I have four years experience working agency side as a publicist at digital agency Think Jam and have worked with many clients including Fox, Warner, Paramount, Lionsgate, Entertainment One and Studio Canal. Key skills included devising campaign strategies, writing proposals, managing junkets, red carpet accreditation, screenings, promotions and developing strong relationships with journalists and clients. Campaigns I've worked on in the past include The Imposter, RUSH, Man of Steel, Before I Go to Sleep, Life of Pi and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (which went on to win a Screen Award for it's multi-platform social activations) I previously also worked at Icon Film Distribution and Premier PR.

Skills

 

  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Promotions
  • Events PR
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Communications

Work history

2015

Film Publicist

Think JAM

Dec 2011 - Jun 2015
  • I ran online publicity and social media campaigns for clients including Lionsgate, Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, Entertainment One and Studio Canal. Key skills include devising campaign strategies, writing proposals, managing junkets, red carpet accreditation, screenings, promotions and developing strong relationships with journalists and clients. I worked on an array of titles including Dawn of The Planet of the Apes which won the Screen Award for Online Publicity Campaign of the year in 2014, recognised for its cross platform social activations during TV spots in The Hunger Games and The 2014 FIFA World Cup. Other titles I have worked on include Poltergeist, Wild Card, Out of the Furnace, Drive (HE), Life of Pi, Man of Steel, The Way, Way Back, Monuments Men and Before I Go To Sleep I have experience of leading campaigns from beginning (brainstorm) to end (final report), meeting and surpassing client expectations and pivotally, managing my own time.

2011

Receptionist & PA TO CEO

Icon Film Distribution

Mar 2011 - Dec 2011
  • At Icon, my shifts were splits in to two, taking on the role of a runner and a receptionist. As a runner, I assisted the Marketing, Acquisitions, Publicity, Sales, Home Entertainment, and International sales department. Tasks included managing press screenings, carrying out regular cinema checks, reading screenplays and writing script reports. Following 6 months as a runner, I was promoted to PA to the Chief Executive Officer.

2010

Film Team Intern

Premier PR

Nov 2010 - Dec 2010
  • Worked at Premier PR’s main offices aiding PR campaigns for productions such as Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours. Tasks included transcribing EPK interviews, logging production stills, signing in BAFTA screenings and assisting at award ceremonies and press junkets.

2010

Press Officer

BFI London Film Festival

Nov 2010 - Nov 2010
  • After demonstrating my skills as a volunteer at the festival the previous year, my CV was forwarded to the press department alongside other candidates. Following an interview, I was promoted working on the press desk over the course of the festival for Premier PR, on behalf of BFI. Tasks involved managing various press screenings, assembling press screening attendance lists, assisting with the tracking of the DVD library and helping to field press related inquires from delegates.

Education

2010

BA(Hons) Film AND Television Fiction

University of Hertfordshire

Aug 2007 - Aug 2010
  • FILM PRODUCTION / STUDIES

Awards

2014

SCREEN AWARDS - ONLINE CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

  • I was instrumental in writing copy and supplying accompanying content for the social activations which saw Dawn of the Planet of the Apes win ONLINE CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR http://www.screendaily.com/news/screen-awards-2014-winners-revealed/5078979.article