Evan Husney (New York)

Minneapolis-born Evan Husney began in professional entertainment at the age of 11, helping his promoter/manager father A&R albums that included a polka compilation curated by satirist “Weird Al” Yankovic, and several discs for the famed ‘as seen on TV’ label K-Tel Records. Many years later Husney joined Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, as the company’s Creative Director where he has overseen the releases of Oscar® nominated films The Act of Killing and Bullhead, the award-winning electrifying rock doc A Band Called Death, the rediscovered cult classic Miami Connection, and the acclaimed black comedy thriller Cheap Thrills starring David Koechner. Previously he worked at premier boutique label Severin Films, where as Integrated Marketing Director he oversaw such top-selling DVD releases as Hardware, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Santa Sangre and The Stunt Man as well as the theatrical release of midnight cult phenomenon Birdemic: Shock and Terror.

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