MUMBAI: Breena Camden, a veteran publicity and marketing
executive of Fox Searchlight and 20th Century Fox ,
expired on 6 August in Rocklin, California after battling
breast cancer. She was 49.
executive worked in marketing and publicity for the
studio and its Fox Searchlight division, on films like
Sideways and 28 Days Later. During her career at the
studio, she held a number of positions, which included
posts in home entertainment and at the studio's specialty
films division, Searchlight.
was born in Chicago, Ill. on Oct. 1 in 1962. A graduate
of Enterprise High School and a Bachelors Degree in
Fine Arts and Communication, she began her career in
the newspaper industry in Fullerton and then worked
at both the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles
joined Fox as a senior publicist for domestic marketing
in 1992 after stints at MGM and Orion Pictures.
was promoted to executive vp, publicity and field marketing
for Fox domestic theatrical marketing in March, 2006
and served in that position until she left the studio
on Sept. 28, 2007.
that she was involved with included Searchlight titles
28 Days Later, Sideways, Napoleon Dynamite and Garden
State as well as such Fox hits as The Simpsons Movie
and Marley and Me.
is survived her two sons, twelve-year-old Rayne and
nine-year-old Trinity, along with her father Tom Jones,
mother Penny Jones, sisters Kimberly Parks and Kari
Giampaoli, brother-in-law Marty Giampaoli and several
nieces and nephews.