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LA Weekly Interview: Mickey Cottrell

LA Weekly Interview: Mickey Cottrell

Ella Taylor (LA Weekly) interviews indie film publicist Mickey Cottrell and says, “a prince among independent film publicists, Mickey Cottrell was the first and most persevering of my callers when I took over as film editor at the L.A. Weekly in 1989.” ‘El-la, bee-yootiful El-la,’ he sang into my voice mail in his arch, ambiguously patrician countertenor. ‘It’s Mickey Cottrel-la,’ and I knew I was in for a mega-pitch on behalf of some outlaw filmmaker with no publicity budget and a potential audience of 20.”

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