Broad Green Pictures has hired Marc Danon as President, acquisitions and co-productions. He moves over from Lionsgate Entertainment where he was Senior VP, acquisitions and business development. He will now be responsible for overseeing Broad Green Pictures’ acquisitions team, bringing in both wide commercial release as well as prestige platform pre-buys. He will also organize the studio’s festival acquisition strategy and the preparation for such festivals.
Broad Green’s upcoming slate includes the critically acclaimed 99 Homes, A Walk In The Woods, Infiltrator, Samba, I Smile Back and Learning to Drive, as well as Terrence Malick’s Knight Of Cups, Voyage Of Time and his untitled project starring Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender.
During his eight years at Lionsgate, Danon worked on the acquisition of theatrical feature films such as Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, John Wick, Dear White People, A Most Wanted Man, Everything Must Go and The Skeleton Twins.
He was also credited with helping to launch and program Lionsgate’s day and date theatrical with VOD initiative working on the acquisition and release plan for films including Margin Call, They Came Together, and Dinosaur 13. Additionally, he helped build and manage third-party brands and partnerships for Lionsgate including Marvel, Saban Brands, WWE, Comcast, ABC, NBC, Codeblack and ITV.
Prior to Lionsgate, Danon held acquisitions posts at Netflix, Catch 23 Entertainment, and Artisan Entertainment.