Phillip Nakov – The Creative Idea PR Guy

Burbank , California
Profession

Marketing

Publicity

Writer

Links

Personal Bio

Creative, bilingual (French/ English) enthusiastic entertainment + creative publicity and marketing exec with 20+ years hands-on experience in increasing levels of responsibility and team leadership of all things entertainment: publicity, marketing and digital strategy.

Areas of speciality:

PUBLIC RELATIONS + MARKETING – FILM FESTIVALS – FYC AWARDS CAMPAIGNS – STRATEGY – CONTENT CREATION + PROGRAMMING – STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS – PROMOTIONS – CONFERENCES – EVENT PLANNING + CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES – SOCIAL MEDIA

* Bilingual in French (written & spoken, near native fluency)
* Active member of the PGA (Producers Guild of America)
* Extensively published author (books, articles, interviews)

Extensive experience in:
* Producing & delivering award-winning campaigns + sites
* Writing and Editing: Scripts, Marketing Plans, Press Releases, Entertainment Site Copy
* Negotiating complex content distribution, acquisition and licensing deals
* Overseeing and leading editorial, marketing & PR teams (locally & remotely)
* Creating unique, engaging digital marketing and branded-entertainment solutions and working with influencers, channels, brands & partners to create compelling and exciting experiences

* Some awards:
– Coolest Movie Site of the Year (CountingDown.com, a site I founded) (1999)
– Best Distribution Platform (Joost.com) Nominee by IAWTV (International Assoc. of Web TV) (2011)

* Select Trade shows, conferences & events:
Comic-Con, Cannes Film Market and Festival, MIP/ MIPcom, NATPE, NAB, ADTech, Digital Hollywood (LA/ NYC), Nashville Film Festival, Santa Barbara Int’l. Film Festival (SBIFF), Method Fest, Catalina Film Festival, Gig Harbor Film Festival, Artemis (Women in Action Film) Festival, Infinity Festival (Hollywood), HollyShorts, Miami Jewish Film Festival, Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and others…

Select media outlets I have been featured in:

20/20 – ABC World News Tonight- Access Hollywood- Associated Press- BBC- CBS News – Chicago Tribune – CountingDown.com- Deadline – Dateline NBC- E! News- Entertainment Weekly- Film Threat- Fox News – Good Morning America- Hollywood Reporter – Inside Edition – KROQ- LA Times – MTV – Macworld – MarketWatch – MovieSet.com – NY Times – Newsweek- People – Premiere- SF Weekly- Slate- The Guardian- The Today Show- The Tonight Show- The Toronto Star- USA Today- Variety- Wall Street Journal- Washington Post- Wired- The Wrap


Resume / CV
View Resume / CV

Latest Activity

Sorry, there was no activity found. Please try a different filter.