Canadian distribution veteran Karynn Austin has left TVA Films to join Equinoxe Films as director of distribution and marketing. Based in the company's Toronto office, she will oversee all aspects of marketing Equinoxe's theatrical and home entertainment releases in English Canada. Austin has 20 years experience in the business including stints in production, distribution and marketing of theatrical and home entertainment at C/FP Distribution, Malofilm and most recently at TVA.
'I'm excited to be working with the talented Michael Mosca and Marie Claude Poulin,' said Austin in a statement. 'We have a strong release schedule and I'm looking forward to the challenge of making our films stand out in the marketplace.'
'We are extremely pleased to welcome Karynn to Equinoxe Films, where her vast experience will enable her to make great contributions to the marketing of our films,' said Poulin.
Upcoming Equinoxe releases include Jon Poll's Charlie Bartlett , starring Anton Yelchin and Robert Downey Jr., Ira Sachs' Married Life starring Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper and Patricia Clarkson, Gillian Armstrong's Death Defying Acts, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce, Kath ryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, starring William Hurt and Ralph Fiennes, and Dennis Lee's Fireflies In The Garden, starring Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds and Willem Dafoe.