AMPIA has just named its newest board member, Edmonton-based publicist Justine Gamez Huckabay.
Justine is the President & Founder of Intercommunicate, a strategic marketing and communications firm helping entertainment and technology clients navigate international media. She founded Intercommunicate in 2018.
Gamez Huckabay is an Award Winning International Publicist, who worked in Worldwide Marketing for Warner Bros. Pictures in Los Angeles. She led successful theatrical film campaigns such as The Hobbit trilogy, Gravity, Argo, Man Of Steel, San Andreas, among others. Her extensive global media experience was established through daily communication with top-tier international media and consistent travel to key markets, 15+ countries each year. Justine has worked on over 80 films from commercial blockbusters to artistic festival selections promoting them all over the world. In addition to working with traditional films, Justine is passionate about the convergence of entertainment and technology working with new media formats. She promotes VR, AR, and XR work internationally at festivals including Sundance Film Festival, SXSW and upcoming Tribeca Film Festival and La Biennale di Venezia. She started her career at 20th Century Fox in New York and Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles.
Following Warner Bros. and an MBA at the University of Oxford, Justine was the Head of Strategic Communications and Marketing at the British Embassy for the British Council in Washington D.C. She focused on the United Kingdom’s arts, culture, education and civil society priorities with the United States before moving to Alberta with her husband.
Justine is a three-time awardee by the IATSE International Cinematographers Guild. Selected by senior executives and peers across the major studios and agencies in Hollywood, Justine and her team were honoured twice with the Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award – Best Worldwide Publicity Campaign for Argo in 2012 and Gravity in 2013. She was also recognized with the Bob Yeager Award as an International Publicist who distinguished herself in and out of profession for the betterment of society through global expertise and humanitarian efforts. In London, Justine was nominated for the Women of the Future Awards celebrating Britain’s future pipeline of influential leaders.
Justine graduated with an MBA from the University of Oxford. For undergraduate studies, she completed a Business Marketing degree at the University of Notre Dame.
Company Website: www.intercommunicate.co
Justine Gamez Huckabay LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justinegamezhuckabay/