Jonathan King Exits Production President Post At Participant Media To Be Indie Producer

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Participant Media announced today that Jonathan King will be stepping down from his role as President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant Media. He will to segue into independent production. His first project will be announced imminently.

King has been with Participant Media for 12 years. The company is coming off the one-two punch of Roma and Green Book, latter of which won Best Picture. He has worked alongside Diane Weyermann, who runs Documentary Film and Television for Participant. Among the other socially conscious films he helped set included Best Picture winner Spotlight, 2018 Best Foreign Language Film winner A Fantastic Woman, and films like Wonder, Lincoln, Contagion, A Most Violent Year, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, A Monster Calls, Beasts of No Nation, Deepwater Horizon, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, On the Basis of Sex, and The Help. Some frequent Participant collaborators during King’s tenure include Ava DuVernay
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