Equinox taps Austin for key post


TORONTO -- Canadian movie distributor Equinoxe Films on Tuesday bolstered its ranks as it named veteran Karynn Austin to the new post of director of distribution and marketing, based in Toronto.

Austin will oversee all aspects of marketing for Equinoxe's theatrical and home entertainment releases in English-speaking Canada.

She comes to Montreal-based Equinoxe from TVA Films, where she was director of distribution and marketing in English Canada. Before that, she completed executive stints at C/FP Distribution and Malofilm.

Equinoxe's upcoming release slate includes Jon Poll's "Charlie Bartlett," starring Anton Yelchin and Robert Downey Jr.; Ira Sachs' "Married Life"; and Gillian Armstrong's "Death Defying Acts," which stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce.