Publicist

Annie Wright’s extensive background in promotions, marketing and publicity began in the music industry over thirty years ago with RCA Records in 1974. Her career commenced in the publicity department and during her six years tenure honed her skills in various capacities of record management.

Annie joined Australia’s leading independent label Mushroom Records in 1980 to open and manage the Sydney branch. During this time she successfully handled the touring publicity for Frontier Touring Company another division Michael Gudinski’s company for three years. This was followed by a posting to the United States in 1982 during ‘the Australian music invasion’ to establish and direct the US operations of Mushroom records named OZ Records located at A&M Records in Los Angeles

In the course of her work with both labels she handled marketing, publicity and concert tours for the likes of Abba, Eurythmics, David Bowie, Lou Reed, Crosby Stills and Nash, John Denver, Police, Devo, Stray Cats, George Thorogood, UB40, Robert Palmer, Renee Geyer, Paul Kelly, Split Enz, Hunters and Collectors, INXS, Midnight Oil, The Black Sorrows, Marcia Hines and Mental As Anything.

While in The US, Annie furthered her skills in the film industry embarking into a successful career as a unit film publicist, working on location, implementing publicity campaigns for feature films from writing media kits to orchestrating press junkets with high profile actors and distinguished filmmakers in over thirty films both in the US and Australia.

These have included: Francis Coppola, George Lucas, Alan Parker, Barbet Schroeder, Alex Cox, Robert de Niro, Marlee Matlin, Joe Strummer, Mickey Rourke , Faye Dunaway. Jack Thompson, Greta Scacchi, Bryan Brown, Russell Crowe, Hugo Weaving, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes and Ruth Cracknell and many others.

On her return to Sydney, Australia in 1988, Annie opened her publicity consultancy Annie Wright Publicity. From that time she has organised highly successful publicity campaigns for many auspicious names in music, film, television, literature, health and business. Annie continues to combine her passion for both music and film.

Contact Annie +61 417 271 820

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Annie Wright Publicity clients have included:

REP Films

Beyond Films

Channel Ten

Village Roadshow

Film Australia

Lucas film

Zoetrope Films

Mushroom Records

BMG Records

Channel Nine

SBS TV

Showtime

Harry M Miller & Co

Parkinson’s NSW

Mill Valley Film Festival

Magabala Books

Steve Parish

Festival Records

ABC TV

Jack Thompson

Greta Scacchi

Russell Crowe

Bryan Brown

Rachel Ward

Anna Maria Monticelli

John Bradshaw

Phillip Emanuel Productions

John Kehoe

Dr Chris Green

Artist Max Mannix

Wayne Gardner

Transworld Publishers

Personal manager to Renee Geyer

FOX Studios

Philip McLaren

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Senator John Button

Tom Uren