Larry Angrisani has joined Graham King’s GK Films as svp worldwide marketing and publicity.

Angrisani will be based in the Santa Monica office and replaces Maxine Leonard who is setting up her own consultancy.

Angrisani recently spearheaded Disney’s Alice In Wonderland Golden Globe campaign and secured three nominations including best picture musical/comedy. He also consulted for the Cinequest Film Festival and served recently as an awards strategist for USA Network.

He served seven years at Miramax Films where he held the post of svp of international publicity and awards, orchestrating campaigns for Gone Baby Gone and There Will Be Blood, and was instrumental in the campaigns for No Country For Old Men and The Queen.

Angrisani has also handled international publicity on such films as Cold Mountain, The Aviator and Finding Neverland.

“After working on so many quality films and with an extensive list of accolades to his credit, Larry will bring a creative energy to the company as we continue to grow our brand,” King said.

“Graham is a brilliant filmmaker with an impeccable track record,” Angrisani said. “I’m thrilled to be joining the GK team and begin working on their amazing slate of projects. For someone who loves great cinema, this is an opportunity of a lifetime.” 

Prior to Miramax, Angrisani spent seven years as a publicist in Universal Pictures’ international publicity department and began his career in 1995 at United International Pictures in London.

Joelle Benazra, who served as an international publicity manager in Angrisani’s Miramax publicity department, will join him at GK Films in a similar role.