Rafe Blasi

Publicist, Marketing executive, Journalist
Writer, publicist, and marketing executive also served as an editor on several influential film and entertainment magazines, journals, and trade publications. As president of marketing at Alive Films, he handled ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1936 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Publicity (6)

Hexed 1993 (Movie)

(Unit Publicist)

Medicine Man 1992 (Movie)

publicist (Publicity)

What About Bob? 1991 (Movie)

(Unit Publicist)

The Godfather, Part III 1990 (Movie)

publicist (Publicity)

Streets of Fire 1984 (Movie)

publicist (Publicity)

48 HRS. 1982 (Movie)

publicist coordinator (Publicity)

Biography

Writer, publicist, and marketing executive also served as an editor on several influential film and entertainment magazines, journals, and trade publications. As president of marketing at Alive Films, he handled campaigns for films such as Alan Rudolph's "The Moderns" (1988) and Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue" (1986).

Milestones

1992

Last credit as unit publicist for John McTiernan's "Medicine Man"

1990

Worked as unit publicist on "The Godfather, Part III"

1986

Became president of marketing for Alive Films

1982

Served as publicist coordinator for Walter Hill's "48 Hours"

1967

First studio publicity job at MGM

Served as editor of the New York Film Bulletin and Cahiers du Cinema

Returned to MGM as East Coast story editor

Took a staff writing job at Universal

Served as associate editor of the trade publication Independent Film Journal

Became managing editor of arts magazine Show

Worked as a publicist on several Lawrence Gordon-Joel Silver-Walter Hill collaborations

Began film career as cashier and night manager at NYC's celebrated Bleeker Street Cinema in the early 1960s

Moved to Los Angeles in the late 1970s

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