David Fenkel
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United States
2018

A24

David
Fenkel

Partner

Fenkel left the presidency of Oscilloscope Laboratories in spring 2012 after the unexpected death of his founding partner, the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch. He launched A24 in New York that year with colleagues Daniel Katz and John Hodges, and it has been riding high ever since, starting with “Spring Breakers,” which brought in some $32 million globally, and Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” with $19 million. And then the hits and stars started coming: Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” in 2016, which nabbed the best picture Oscar; Greta Gerwig’s 2017 “Lady Bird,” with Saoirse Ronan, with its five Oscar noms; and, also that year, James Franco’s “The Disaster Artist” and the poignant “The Florida Project,” which each landed an Oscar nod.

Career

  • SPRING BREAKERS
  • LADY BIRD
  • MOONLIGHT

Education

  • University of Rochester (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • New Power of New York
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