Eric Kops has been promoted to a new role in Lionsgate’s Global Communications and Arund Media Conglome’s Motion Picture division.
Cops joined Lionsgate in 2020, working with 1 such opener Spiral: From the saw book And Hitman’s wife’s bodyguardAs well as American Underdog. He is currently overseeing the campaign Unbearable weight of huge talentUpcoming John Wick: Chapter 4; White Bird: A Wonder StoryFollow up until 2017 hits; BorderlandsStarring Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jack Black; About my fatherStarring Sebastian Maniscalco and Robert De Niro; Are you God there? It’s me, MargaretThe much awaited adaptation of the Judy Bloom Classic, among many others.
In his new position, the Cops will lead the promotion of all wide-ranging theater releases, multiplatform releases and feature film worldwide catalogs throughout the entire cycle of their campaign; He will oversee strategic communications for the Motion Picture Group as a whole. Cops has been playing an unofficial role since Liston was promoted to head of the global marketing department last year. He has previously held the job and will report to Cops Liston.
Marisa Liston, president of Lionsgate, Global Marketing, said: “Eric could not be more honored for his creativity, intelligence, experience and leadership skills, which made him the perfect choice to head the department. Talent and his impeccable relationship with the delegates, his thorough understanding of every aspect of the work from strategy to media training has made him an invaluable addition to our overall marketing team.
Cops previously oversaw the promotion of the film, including Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate company, which served as the SVP of the promotion. The advantage of being a wallflower, The Heart LockerWhich has won six Oscars, including Best Picture, and all Twilight Movies
Cops has been working on entertainment marketing and promotion since 1991. He spent six years at MGM / UA, eventually earning the position of Head of Department as EVP of Global Promotion and Promotion. During his tenure, he oversaw the public relations campaign for the film Thomas Crown Affair, Igby Goes Down, Hotel Rwanda, And the James Bond film starring Pierce Brosnan. He also hosted its PR launch Legally blonde And Salon Franchise, among other titles.
Afterwards, he moved to Paramount Pictures, where he worked as SVP Publicity, led U.S. publicity campaigns, and worked with filmmakers, including Cameron Crowe. ElizabethownJJ Abrams and Tom Cruise Mission: Impossible IIIAnd Bill Condon on DgWhere he oversaw the Oscar-winning campaign for Jennifer Hudson.
In addition, the cops made the award-winning independent film Dr. You Take This Man, Anthony Rapap, Jonathan Bennett, Allison Hannigan, Thomas Decker and Mackenzie Austin. The film centers on the marriage of a gay couple; The shooting of the wedding scene took place in 2015, the day the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.