BREAKING: John Hodges, one of the founding members of A24, has announced his departure from the production and distribution studio to focus on future opportunities. With Hodges leaving, the company behind the Oscar-winning best picture Moonlight made it clear that no additional changes in management will be made.

Hodges has been an integral part of the studio since its inception in 2012.

“John has been a trusted partner who helped conceive A24 and for that we will always be grateful,” noted A24. “Since then his contributions to growing the company have been invaluable and we can’t wait to see what he does next.”

Added Hodges, “I am incredibly proud of the company we created and of the amazing team at A24 that has been integral to its success. Over the past six years I have been fortunate to work with a diverse group of talented storytellers across film and TV and look forward to continuing those collaborations in my future endeavors.”