Drafthouse taps Antonson as marketing VP

Antonson had been Anchor Bay's exec director of marketing

Drafthouse Films has tapped Sumyi Khong Antonson as VP of marketing and distribution to handle marketing strategy and execution for theatrical and home entertainment titles.

Antonson will be reporting to chief operating officer James Shapiro. She had been exec director of marketing at Anchor Bay Films, where she had worked since 2008 and worked on “City Island,” “Solitary Man,” “I Spit on Your Grave” and “Corman’s World.”

She also headed up field marketing efforts for The Weinstein Co. home video titles through Anchor Bay Entertainment such as “The King’s Speech” and “Scream 4.”

Antonson has also worked in the marketing departments at Fox and Disney.

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