Dan Friedkin
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United States
2018

30WEST

Dan
Friedkin

Principal

Houston billionaire Friedkin, through 30West, which he formed in 2017 with longtime CAA film finance and sales group co-head Micah Green, made his mark in independent film, finding early success with such movies as “I, Tonya.” He is principal and co-founder of Imperative Entertainment, which develops, produces and finances original and branded content. After forming the business with Bradley Thomas in 2014, Friedkin was exec producer on “The Square” and producer on the Oscar-caliber “All the Money in the World.” In early 2018, 30West acquired a majority in theatrical marketing and distribution biz Neon. Friedkin is chairman and CEO of The Friedkin Group, a consortium of entertainment, automotive, hospitality, golf and adventure companies.

Career

  • Imperative Entertainment
  • Neon
  • 30WEST

Education

  • Georgetown University (DC, USA)
  • Rice University (TX, USA)

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Micah Green Leaving CAA for New Dan Friedkin-Backed Venture (EXCLUSIVE)

Micah Green Leaving CAA for New Dan Friedkin-Backed Venture (EXCLUSIVE)

Micah Green, the co-head of the film finance and sales group at Creative Artists Agency, is leaving his agency home to start a new venture with billionaire Dan Friedkin, Variety has learned. The new company is still being formed and has not been named, but it will be investing in the media and entertainment business.Green plans to leave CAA by the start of next month's Cannes Film Festival. He will be at the French Riviera gathering on behalf of the...

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