Aubrey Day is a writer.
He help companies, with words. Usually film studios. Most recently he built a Written Communications team at Netflix to create publicity materials for all their key films and series. Here’s some more ‘fun’ facts…
He used to live in London. Now he lives in Los Angeles.
His first pet was a cat called Tubby.
He (Aubrey, not Tubby) is experienced in editorial, publicity, marketing, strategy, copywriting, creative content and comms work.
Some of the film franchises he's worked on include the Star Wars, James Bond, Terminator, Star Trek and Marvel movies.
He has written speeches for Oscar night - that were read out (because they won!).
He is not saying that his speeches help win Oscars (but he's not not saying that...).
As well as Netflix, he has worked with Disney, the BBC, Nike and Coca-Cola.
He was the US Editor of Empire and the UK Editor-in-Chief of Total Film.
He plays the guitar, badly.
He has contributed to CNN, The Sunday Times, the London Evening Standard, Time Out and a bunch of others.
Warren Beatty used to call him sometimes for a chat.
He has authored books, directed videos and produced TV and web series.
He has two children - one of each.
His work as a film critic was used on the UK’s national curriculum for media students (er, good luck, writers of tomorrow!).
He has ghost-written articles for famous folk in Variety magazine and Time.
He misses magazines.
He writes screenplays that generate months, sometime years, of interest before not being made.
He likes making omelettes.
J.J. Abrams once sent him a giant box of doughnuts.
He used to be slimmer.
His wife is a painter.
He's won some awards.
He's going to make a movie, one of these days.
He once played Bugsy in a production of Bugsy Malone.
He's not sure why he wrote all this in the third person
"Nobody knows anything...
Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what's going to work."
William Goldman, Adventures in the Screen Trade