Jonathan King


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Jonathan King is Chief Creative Officer, Narrative at Concordia Studio, an independent film and television company founded in partnership with acclaimed documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, with the support of Laurene Powell Jobs and Emerson Collective. Most recently, King produced SWAN SONG, written and directed by Benjamin Cleary and starring Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali, and STILLWATER, written and directed by Academy Award-winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon. Prior to launching Concordia, King was President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant. Over the course of 12 years at Participant, King built a diverse slate of almost 50 feature films, including the 2019 Best Picture winner GREEN BOOK, Alfonso Cuaron’s multiple Academy Award winning ROMA, 2017 sleeper hit WONDER, the 2016 Best Picture winner SPOTLIGHT, as well as CONTAGION, LINCOLN, BEASTS OF NO NATION, THE HELP, THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, DEEPWATER HORIZON, and A MOST VIOLENT YEAR. In 2012, he launched Participant’s effort into making films in Latin America, which produced Pablo Larrain’s prize-winning films NO and NERUDA, and Sebastian Lelio’s 2018 Academy Award winner A FANTASTIC WOMAN. King also produced the Emmy Award winning limited television series WHEN THEY SEE US, created and directed by Ava DuVernay. Throughout his 25 years in the film industry, King has worked as both an independent producer and an executive for companies including Focus Features and Miramax Films. He started his career in MGM’s New York office, scouting books, theater, and independent films.

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