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Amazon Studios’ Comedy Marketing Head Steps Down After One Year

Christian Davin, head of comedy marketing for Amazon Studios, is stepping down from his space at the tip of this week, sources hang confirmed to TheWrap.

Davin has spent the past year overseeing marketing campaigns for Amazon titles worship Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 The US” and Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” which went on to construct two Oscar nominations. He was hired in April 2020 from Netflix, the attach he served as he served as VP of global ingenious marketing on movies worship “Roma” and “The Irishman.” He has also held senior marketing positions at Warner Bros. MGM and 20th Century Fox, the latter of which saw him work on the promoting marketing campaign for the distinctive “Borat” movie.

Davin reported to CMO of Marketing for Amazon Studios and Top Video, Ukonwa Ojo and labored closely with studio head Jennifer Salke. A successor has now not yet been offered.

Davin’s exit comes beautiful weeks after Amazon reached an settlement to desire MGM for $8.45 billion in the most up-to-date part of ongoing consolidation in Hollywood. Amazon hopes to make lisp of MGM’s intensive movie and tv catalog to bolster its streaming choices on Top Video whereas it continues to earn celebrated titles worship “The Boys” and an upcoming “Lord of the Rings” prequel sequence attach of abode thousands of years sooner than the occasions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s hit delusion trilogy.

The departure was first reported by Type.

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