David Fenkel
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Cofounder / Partner

Fenkel and fellow A24 cofounder Daniel Katz solidified the company’s status as the indie-film label of the moment with a string of smart and daring releases led by Lulu Wang’s family dramedy “The Farewell,” Ari Aster’s cerebral horror film “Midsommar” and Benny & Josh Safdie’s dark gambling drama “Uncut Gems,” starring Adam Sandler, which grossed $50 million. On the TV side, the two were responsible for HBO’s “Euphoria,” Netflix’s “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” both of which earned multiple Emmy noms, and Hulu’s “Ramy,” which nabbed co-creator/­star Ramy Youssef a surprise Golden Globe for his acting on the series. Under their multi-year deal with Apple, the partners produced “On the Rocks,” which reteams Sofia Coppola and her “Lost in Translation” star Bill Murray.




  • University of Rochester (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • New Power of New York
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A24 Buys Horror Spec From 'Cat Person' Author

A24 Buys Horror Spec From 'Cat Person' Author

A24 is launching development of the horror movie "Bodies Bodies Bodies," written by "Cat Person" author Kristen Ropuenian, in the company's first purchase of a spec script."Bodies Bodies Bodies" is Roupenian's foray into the screenwriting space. A24 did not disclose details of the story, other than saying it infuses a "fresh, incisive perspective" into the horror genre, mixing together elements of shrewd character study, mystery and deep-seeded scares.A24 is fast-tracking the film for production. CAA brokered the deal.Ropuenian is the...


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