Allen had been senior VP of creative advertising for the past six years, instrumental to advertising but also overseeing all online content and design for Fox Searchlight titles.
In 2004, Allen conceptualized and produced advertising campaigns for “Sideways,” which won the Key Art Award for comedy trailer and comedy poster. That same year, “I Heart Huckabees” won the Golden Trailer Award. This year, Allen spearheaded the campaign for “Thank You for Smoking,” which also drew a Golden Trailer.
Allen has done stints at, among other places, Rolling Stone and TriStar.