Jason Wald has joined Neon as VP Acquisitions and Production, reporting to Jeff Deutchman, EVP Acquisitions and Production.
Wald will help the crew in curating the studio’s slate because it continues to ramp up manufacturing.
Wald beforehand served as Director of Acquisitions at Searchlight Pictures, figuring out and buying options for the label’s theatrical slate and Hulu Originals lineup. He had moved throughout from Hulu, the place he served as Senior Content Acquisition Manager, spending extra 4 years as a part of the corporate’s inaugural movie crew.
At Hulu, Wald oversaw the corporate’s Independent Film licensing partnerships and technique and helped with the launch of Hulu Original Films, the place he was concerned in choosing up such motion pictures as Palm Springs, Boss Level, Bad Hair, False Positive, Big Time Adolescence, Little Monsters, the upcoming reboot of Hellraiser and the Oscar-nominated The United States vs. Billie Holiday, in addition to Hulu’s productions by means of a partnership with American High.
Prior to Hulu, Wald served as Manager, Acquisitions and Distribution at RADiUS-TWC after starting his profession at Cinetic Media in New York.
Neon just lately launched Julia Ducournau’s Palme d’Or winner Titane, with an upcoming slate that features Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s Flee, Pablo Larrain’s Spencer starring Kristen Stewart and Celine Sciamma’s Petite Maman. Neon just lately acquired worldwide rights to Beba, the debut movie by New York Afro-Latina artist Rebeca Huntt, and The End, which is able to star Oscar winner Tilda Swinton, George Mackay and Stephen Graham, with manufacturing starting in 2022.