Peter Kujawski
Kristina Bumphrey/StarPix/REX/Shutterstock
United States
2018

Focus Features

Peter
Kujawski

Chairman

Kujawski became chairman of specialty-film producer Focus Features in February 2016 and has overseen such films as “Atomic Blonde,” “Nocturnal Animals,” “Kubo and the Two Strings” and “London Has Fallen.” He broke into the business at indie production company Good Machine, which was bought by Universal in 2001 and absorbed into Focus. He segued to parent company Universal the following year, becoming executive VP of worldwide acquisitions, where he handled domestic and international rights for both companies. In 2014, as managing director of Universal Pictures International, he set his sights on increasing the studio’s overseas presence through the support of local production, financing partnerships and projects in emerging markets.

Career

  • BURN AFTER READING
  • ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND
  • DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Education

  • Columbia University (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
Interested in org charts, contact info and more for Peter Kujawski

News from Variety

Why Focus Features Ditched Horror Flicks and Returned to Its Indie Roots

Why Focus Features Ditched Horror Flicks and Returned to Its Indie Roots

Three months after a dramatic overhaul swept out one regime and replaced it with another, Focus Features is out in force at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The company is premiering Oscar-hopeful "Loving," snapping up international distribution rights to "American Honey" with Shia LaBeouf, and is reintroducing itself as a maker of indie films after a failed foray into genre and horror pictures. Under chairman Peter Kujawski, what's old is new again."We're really going back to what people still associate...

MORE NEWS

Want more information on Peter Kujawski?

Sign up for a free trial to view Peter's contact info, company details, production deals, & more