Daniel Katz
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A24 co-founder Katz once led the film-finance group at Guggenheim Partners, putting together the likes of “The Social Network,” “Zombieland” and the “Twilight” franchise, which grossed $3.4 billion, turned Kristen Stewart into a megastar and resulted in Lionsgate purchasing Summit Entertainment. A24 has been going strong since the 2012 crime romp “Spring Breakers,” which grossed more than $32 million globally, followed by Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring.” The indie-film company enjoyed a successful 2016 on the heels of Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight,” a critical success that earned $65 million worldwide and the Oscar for best picture. And 2017 cemented its A-list status with Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” and its five Oscar nominations and “The Florida Project,” which also reeled in an Academy nod.



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