Mark Zucker has been named president of distribution for Sony Pictures Releasing Intl.
He will report to Paul Smith, prexy of worldwide operations for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, and will be responsible for managing and overseeing the international distribution of films for all Sony labels, including Columbia Pictures, Revolution Studios, TriStar, Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics.
“Mark has been with Columbia for more than 20 years, and in that time has developed into one of the best distribution executives in the business,” said Jeff Blake, chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution for CTMPG.
A veteran with three decades worth of experience in the motion picture industry, Zucker has been senior exec VP of Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. since 2001. Prior to that, he was executive VP of worldwide distribution for a year.