FilmNation's Patrick Chu Joins 'Hollywood’s New Leaders'

Patrick Chu

Age: 31; VP, production & acquisitions, FilmNation Entertainment
A leader in finding projects from studio-driven production companies and bringing them into the independent finance space, including Paramount’s “Arrival,” “Train Man” (with the Gotham Group), “Miss Sloane” (he exec produced), “Life Itself” (with Temple Hill), and “Civil War.” He sold Chris MacBride’s pitch “Amnesia” to Sony, which FilmNation is now fully financing. He notes: “FilmNation trusts me to pursue projects I feel passionate about, and fosters a supportive culture.”