30West
IndustryFilm industry
Founded2017; 7 years ago (2017)
Founder
Headquarters,
U.S.
Area served
United States
Website30west.com

30West (stylized in all caps) is an American independent film production, distribution company and sales agency founded in 2017, by Dan Friedkin and Micah Green.

The company is most known for co-distributing, I, Tonya (2017), and producing Destroyer (2018), Ben Is Back (2018), Late Night (2019), and Triangle of Sadness (2022). They have also produced the television series Tiger King.

History

In April 2017, it was announced Dan Friedkin and Micah Green would launch a company focusing on investing capital in independent film production.[1] In September 2017, it was announced the company would be named 30West, and would additionally handle sales on projects.[2][3]

The company co-distributed I, Tonya with Neon,[4] Colette with Bleecker Street,[5] and Beast with Roadside Attractions.[6][7] The company handled the sales for films including Assassination Nation,[8]The Souvenir,[9] and Flee.[10]

The company has invested in Neon, Altitude Film Distribution, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., and Constellation Immersive.[11][12][13]

References

  1. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (April 21, 2017). "CAA Agent Micah Green Exiting; Forms Venture With Dan Friedkin". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  2. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (September 5, 2017). "Dan Friedkin And Micah Green Name Venture: 30WEST". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (May 13, 2018). "How 30West Is Fueling Indie Films & Progressive Media Businesses— Deadline Disruptors". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (September 11, 2017). "Neon & 30WEST Land 'I, Tonya' For $5 Million – Toronto". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  5. ^ Lang, Brent (January 21, 2018). "Sundance: 'Colette' Sells to 30West, Bleecker Street". Variety. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  6. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (September 13, 2017). "'Beast' Acquired For North America By 30WEST In Upstart's Third Major Toronto Deal". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  7. ^ Hipes, Patrick (December 1, 2017). "Roadside Attractions Boards 30WEST's 'Beast' With Eye On Spring Release". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  8. ^ Marotta, Jenna (January 23, 2018). "Assassination Nation' Sells to Neon and the Russo Bros. for $10 Million-Plus — Sundance 2018". IndieWire. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  9. ^ Hipes, Patrick (December 3, 2018). "A24 Acquires Joanna Hogg's Sundance-Bound 'The Souvenir'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  10. ^ Donnelly, Matt (January 29, 2021). "Sundance Film 'Flee' Sells to Neon for Seven Figures". Variety. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  11. ^ Ritman, Alex (February 21, 2020). "30West Takes Stake in U.K. Sales, Distribution Banner Altitude". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  12. ^ Hayes, Dade (September 2, 2021). "CAA Experiential Entertainment Affiliate Constellation Immersive Gets "Significant" Investment From 30West". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2023.
  13. ^ "30West". The Friedkin Group. Retrieved March 26, 2023.