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Automat Pictures Promotes Katy Leigh To Staff Producer

DVD added value and EPK production company promotes Leigh (August 26, 2005)

Automat Pictures Promotes Katy Leigh To Staff Producer

Automat Pictures Promotes Katy Leigh To Staff Producer

Automat Pictures, Inc., a multi-award winning DVD Added Value and EPK production company, whose clients include most of the major motion picture studios, has promoted Katy Leigh to Staff Producer. She had earlier served as Associate Producer with the company. The announcement was made today by Jeffrey Schwarz, president, Automat Pictures, Inc.

Katy Leigh is currently producing EPK’s for upcoming feature films including “Snakes on a Plane” with Samuel L. Jackson, and “Mr. Woodcock” starring Billy Bob Thornton, both to be released in 2006. She has also served as Associate Producer for the EPK of the upcoming Sam Mendes film “Jarhead.”

About Katy Leigh:
Prior to her promotion as Staff Producer for Automat Pictures, Katy Leigh has served the company as an Associate Producer on a number of EPKs (electronic press kits) for films such as “Elf,” “The Punisher,” and “Son of the Mask.”

She has also worked for Automat Pictures as producer and director for a number of documentaries which appear on feature film DVD releases. These include “Army of One: Punisher Origins” and “Drawing Blood Bradstreet Style,” produced for “The Punisher” DVD, and “Santa Mania” produced for the “Elf” DVD.

In addition, Katy served as an Associate Producer on a number of Automat television projects, including the HBO First Look program “Son of the Mask: More Mischief, More Mayhem, More Magic” and the IFC specials “Still Swingin’” and “Reservoir Dogs Revisited.”

Prior to joining Automat in 2003, Katy worked as Associate Producer at Visty/Brennan Productions, where her projects included the four part series “Death By Natural Causes,” and the one-hour special, “Facing The Flames,” for the National Geographic International Channel.

At September Films, Katy was Production Coordinator for “Christmas in Tinseltown,” a one-hour primetime special that aired on BBC One. From 2000-2001, Katy served as Production Manager at GRB Entertainment on Seasons 1 and 2 of the Discovery Health Channel reality series, “Medical Diary.”

Katy Leigh is a graduate of the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in Visual Anthropology.

About Automat Pictures:
Based in Los Angeles, Automat Pictures is a multi-media production company specializing in producing DVD Added Value and EPKs (electronic presskit). Helmed by Jeffrey Schwarz, the company has provided original DVD content to such major releases as “Bewitched,” the Martin Scorsese Collection, “Elf,” “The Punisher,” “Philadelphia,” “Resident Evil: Apocalypse,” the Rambo Trilogy, “Basic Instinct,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Blue Velvet,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “The Silence of the Lambs,” “The Princess Bride,” “Starship Troopers,” “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” “John Q,” “Men in Black II,” and the remake of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” among many others.

Automat Pictures is located at 3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite # 615, Los Angeles, CA, 90010. The phone is 213/351-4400, and the web is


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