DuVernay forms PR agency

Boutique firm will handle film, tv, homevid, corporate

Ava DuVernay, former mPRm Public Relations senior exec, has gone solo with the formation of the DuVernay Agency.

The boutique PR firm will handle film, television, homevideo and corporate publicity campaigns, specializing in projects with urban themes and ethnic subject matter. DuVernay’s roster already includes CBS and Columbia TriStar Television, as well as individual film projects from Miramax and Trimark, among others.

Prior to her stint at mPRm — where her clients included Miramax, October Films, Artisan Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video — DuVernay was an account exec at Bender Helper Impact.

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