Picturehouse exec to join streaming service Mubi (exclusive)

Jon Barrenechea to join Mubi as vp marketing from March 5.

Source: Ionut Dobre

Jon Barrenechea

Jon Barrenechea, formerly deputy director of marketing at Picturehouse Cinemas, will join film art-house streaming service Mubi as vp of marketing on March 5, 2018.

In December 2017, Mubi struck its first multi-year, multi-territory studio deal, with NBCUniversal. The eleven territory deal includes films such as Lust, Caution, Being John Malkovich, Touch of Evil, Videodrome, Mall Rats and Hitchcock titles Vertigo, Rear Window, Rope, Frenzy and Shadow Of A Doubt.

The streaming service recently theatrically released titles such as Berlinale Golden Bear winner On Body & Soul from director Ildikó Enyedi and Silver Bear winner Félicité, both shortlisted for the Oscars Best Foreign Language Film category. It is also teaming up with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn on a new Mubi ident.

Whilst at Picturehouse, Barrenechea opened Duke’s At Komedia in Brighton, and went on to become project development manager working across the build of new cinemas
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