David Kosse
Courtesy of Netflix
United States
2020

Netflix

David
Kosse

VP, International Film

Since joining Netflix in 2019, Kosse has been assembling a slate of non-English-language films, including Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s “Big Bug,” Peter Thorwarth’s “Transatlantic 473 (Blood Red Sky),” Sydney Sibilia’s “The Incredible Story of Rose Island,” Paolo Sorrentino’s “The Hand of God,” and “The Last Mercenary,” starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. The London-based exec spent nine years building up Universal Pictures International into a global operation with bases and joint ventures in 40 countries and then, after a two-year stint as head of Film4, joined STX in 2016, where he oversaw 50-plus film distribution agreements. In the five years before joining Netflix, he exec produced some 20 feature films, including “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which won two Oscars and four Golden Globes.

Career

  • Film4
  • Momentum Pictures Limited

Education

  • University of Oregon (OR, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
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Netflix's Non-English-Language Film Slate Includes 'Munich' and 'The Last' Adaptations

Netflix's Non-English-Language Film Slate Includes 'Munich' and 'The Last' Adaptations

Netflix’s international film VP David Kosse has unveiled a slate of non-English-language movies that will head into production in 2020.The former STXinternational topper’s projects span French, German and Italian-language projects, and include feature adaptations of Robert Harris’ novel “Munich” and Hanna Jameson’s “The Last.”Out of France, “Bigbug” follows a group of bickering suburbanites who find themselves stuck together when an android uprising causes their well intentioned household robots to lock them in for their own safety. Oscar-nominated helmer Jean-Pierre Jeunet...

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