Andre Caraco serves as Executive Vice President of Motion Picture Publicity for Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, where he develops and oversees the key domestic publicity strategies on all feature films released by Columbia Pictures.
Since his promotion to his current role in 2006, Caraco has been directly responsible for devising, developing, and executing the press strategies for 25 #1 films and such box office hits as The Amazing Spider-Man, Men in Black 3, 21 Jump Street, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Spider-Man 3, Quantum of Solace, Angels & Demons, The Social Network, The Other Guys, Eat Pray Love, Salt, Grown Ups, The Karate Kid, Michael Jackson’s This Is It, Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 2012, Zombieland, Julie & Julia, The Ugly Truth, District 9, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Superbad, Step Brothers, Hancock, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Pineapple Express, 21, Ghost Rider, and The Pursuit of Happyness, among others. He is currently overseeing the publicity campaigns for Skyfall, the 23rd James Bond adventure, starring Daniel Craig; the animated family comedy Hotel Transylvania; Zero Dark Thirty, directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal; Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Paul Greengrass; and After Earth, starring Jaden Smith and Will Smith, among many other films.
Caraco began his career at sister company TriStar Pictures 1989, rising from a junior publicist in the field department at TriStar to Vice President of National Publicity at Columbia within a five-year period. He was later promoted to Senior Vice President of Publicity, and in that role he created and executed national publicity campaigns for Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, The Da Vinci Code, both Charlie's Angels films, Maid in Manhattan, Big Fish, The Pink Panther, and Casino Royale, among dozens of others.
Caraco has been a volunteer with the Trevor Project for the past 11 years. Most recently, he has worked with the Communications Committee team to help guide Trevor’s annual events, celebrity outreach, and corporate initiatives.