A memorial gathering for the recently departed Jay Peckos, senior vp distribution of Magnolia Pictures, will be held at Landmark Cinemas (10850 West Pico Boulevard, West L.A.) on Thursday, 6.19.08, at 7:30 pm. Please rsvp to mjpeckos@sbcglobal.net.
“Jay was a distribution executive who passionately loved movies and a guy who would do all he could to help a friend,” says Bob Berney, president of the soon-to-be-defunct Picturehouse. “He hired me at Orion Pictures when I really needed a break and I will always be grateful to him. Working and becoming friends with Jay was wonderful because of his generosity, support and amazing sense of humor.”