Thomas Mikusz founded White Bear PR in 2011, together with his partner Chandler Poling.
Originally from Vienna, he has used his European connections to bring international acclaim to his clients. He has represented composers at major Film Festivals, such as Berlinale, Festival de Cannes, Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival. He currently is the US publicist for SoundTrack_Cologne, Hollywood in Vienna, Synchron Stage Vienna, and Hollywood Music Workshop.
As a team member of White Bear PR, he has contributed to the Oscar/BAFTA/Golden Globe nominated score campaign to ‘Lion’ by Dustin O’Halloran & Hauschka, and has run EMMY campaigns consecutively for the past four years (* listing below). He manages the social media outreach and presence of White Bear PR and its clients. In addition, he spearheads the campaigns and oversees Red Carpet and Guest Management for International Film Festivals in Los Angeles and Miami, as well as for the Ibero-American movie awards, The Premios Platinos. He also produces content, panels and events, including the “Toni Erdmann Oscar Event”, the world premiere of Tom Tykwer’s “Babylon Berlin”, a "Tribute to Roland Emmerich" and “The Women Who Score: Soundtracks Live” concert in Los Angeles. As a moderator, he leads panels at Universities, Conventions and major film and music festivals around the world discussing the craft of film, television and video game music.