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Theo Dumont, President Dumont Marketing LLC
Experienced Corporate Communications, Publicity and Marketing Executive
Dumont Marketing’s President Theo Dumont is a well rounded PR executive with a deep knowledge and understanding of the entertainment industry. Dumont’s expertise spans the areas of corporate communications, talent, film publicity and digital entertainment.
Location Greater Los Angeles Area Industry Entertainment
Current • President at Dumont Marketing
• Co-Founder and Co-Director at HollyShorts Film Festival
Past • PR Director, Miller PR
• Director of Public Relations / Corporate Communications, MGM Studios
• Account Manager, Levine Communications Office
•Account Manager, Pryor & Associates
Education • Florida International University




Dumont Marketing

Public Relations and Communications industry

July 2011 – Present (3 months) Greater Los Angeles Area

At Dumont Marketing, Dumont provides counsel to many of the entertainment industry's most respected filmmakers, producers, creators, talent and influencers.

Co-Founder and Co-Director

HollyShorts Film Festival

Entertainment industry

2004 – Present (7 years)

Dumont is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the HollyShorts Film Festival, one of MovieMaker Magazine's top 25 Festival's Worth the Entry Fee. Now in its eight year, the L.A.-based festival has evolved into the largest short film festival in Hollywood, showcasing over 341 short form projects in 2011 and has featured the participation of stars and filmmakers include James Caan, David Arquette, Jessica Biel, Josh Brolin, Paul Haggis, Eli Roth, David Lynch, Demi Moore and Kirsten Dunst.

PR Director

Miller PR

Privately Held; Public Relations and Communications industry

January 2009 – June 2011 (2 years 6 months) Greater Los Angeles Area

Director of Public Relations / Corporate Communications

MGM Studios

Public Company; MGM; Entertainment industry

2006 – 2009 (3 years)

Began as Manager of Public Relations/Corporate Communications with responsibility for a variety PR writing initiatives for MGM divisions including United Artists, MGM HD, MGM Consumer Products, MGM Worldwide Digital Media, MGM Theatrical Distribution, MGM Worldwide Television Distribution, and MGM Networks. Promoted to Director of PR in April 2008, with added responsibility for working with talent agencies on key theatrical press releases. Took lead on managing press campaigns, became point person on key events, and managed company's external press site and internal employee press site.

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Co-Founder and Co-Director of HollyShorts Film Festival ranked by MovieMaker Magazine as “one of the top film festivals worth the entry fee.” 4th Annual HollyShorts honored filmmakers David Lynch and Paul Haggis, and featured short films from Josh Brolin, Jessica Biel and David Arquette.

Account Manager

Levine Communications Office

Marketing and Advertising industry

2005 – 2006 

Account Manager

Pryor & Associates

Marketing and Advertising industry

2002 – 2005


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