Revolution Studios has tapped Sean Dudas as head of worldwide publicity.
Dudas will develop and spearhead long-term strategic media outreach initiatives for the studio, and will work closely with Columbia Pictures to oversee publicity strategies for Revolution’s slate of films, which Col distribs.
Revolution’s next pics are the Wayans brothers comedy “White Chicks,” thriller “The Forgotten,” laffer “Little Black Book” and Joe Roth’s adaptation of the John Grisham book “Skipping Christmas.”
Dudas reports to Terry Curtin, head of marketing and distribution for Revolution Studios.
“Sean has gained very diversified experience in publicity and promotion throughout his career, and will be a tremendous asset to Revolution Studios,” Curtin said. “His contributions will make an immediate impact as we continue with a full slate of releases and productions in the coming years.”
Dudas joins Revolution from 20th Century Fox, where he most recently was director of national publicity. In that post he helped shepherd the publicity campaigns for pics “X-Men” and its sequel, “Doctor Dolittle,” “Drumline” and “Ice Age.”
Before that, he was veep, national field publicity-promotions and special events, at Polygram Filmed Entertainment.
He also held the posts of director, field publicity, promotions and special media projects at 20th Century Fox and manager, Western field operations at Walt Disney Studios/Buena Vista marketing.
Dudas replaces Suzanne Fritz, who recently moved to Warner Bros. to become veep of domestic publicity.