Executive Vice-President, Motion Picture Publicity for Sony Pictures
Member of the Board
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, Andre has been directly responsible for devising, developing, and executing the press strategies for #1 films and box office hits such 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. He recently oversaw the publicity campaigns for SKYFALL, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, ZERO DARK THIRTY, CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, and AFTER EARTH.
Andre began his career at sister company TriStar Pictures in 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.
Andre 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.