Dan Friedkin
Courtesy of 30West
United States
2021

The Friedkin Group

Dan
Friedkin

Chairman / CEO

Friedkin is a billionaire who runs the Houston-based consortium the Friedkin Group, which has varied holdings that range from Gulf States Toyota Distributors to Italian soccer club A.S. Roma. As far as Hollywood is concerned, Friedkin’s most important divisions are Imperative Entertainment, which beat out rival bidders to win the rights to David Grann’s ballyhooed book “Killers of the Flower Moon” and turned it into a movie directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and 30West, an investment and advisory firm with holdings that include indie film producer and distributor Neon (“I, Tonya,” “Spencer”), European film and TV studio Altitude Media Group, the streaming platform Special and experiential entertainment company Constellation Immersive.

Career

  • PARASITE
  • THE LAST VERMEER
  • TIGER KING: MURDER, MAYHEM AND MADNESS

Education

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

Variety Honors

  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
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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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