Summary

Throughout his career as a sales professional and executive in the motion picture industry, Jim Amos has built a reputation for his dedication and hard work. He started his career in 1984 as a Sales Trainee with Columbia Pictures in Boston, Massachusetts, where he sold motion pictures to small accounts in the region. After relocating to San Francisco and spending a year selling motion pictures to clients in the Bay Area, Mr. Amos accepted an offer to join the sales team in the expansive Southern California region. In 1987, Jim Amos joined the Detroit region of Columbia Pictures as the Branch Manager. In 1988, Mr. Amos became the Eastern District Manager and later Eastern Division Manager with Sony Pictures. In this role, he oversaw distribution and sales of motion pictures in North America and worked extensively with charitable organizations such as the Motion Picture Club. Mr. Amos also worked to raise money for prominent charities in the industry, including the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Queens. Today, Jim Amos serves as the President of Domestic Distribution with Sony Pictures in Culver City, California. In this capacity, Mr. Amos oversees all sales efforts at Sony Pictures, including motion picture sales, film terms, exhibitor relations, account receivable, holdovers, and playoffs of each film into smaller towns. Mr. Amos also belongs to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, where he serves on the committee tasked with planning the proposed Academy of Motion Pictures Museum. Mr. Amos holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from Babson College, in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

President of Domestic Distribution

Sony Pictures

Education

Education
1979 - 1983

B.S.

Babson College