Fox Searchlight Ups Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum to Executive VPs

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David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield

The pair will jointly manage all aspects of the production department and report directly to president of production Claudia Lewis.

Fox Searchlight has promoted Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum to executive vps production.

The pair will jointly manage all aspects of the production department and report directly to president of production Claudia Lewis.

"Matthew and David are indispensable members of the Searchlight production team and the entire Searchlight family," Lewis said. "We're thrilled that they will continue to use their creativity, intelligence and production experience to further our goal of making films that are original, distinctive and memorable."

Added Greenbaum: "It is truly an honor to continue working with such incredible filmmakers and inspiring colleagues. I am proud to be a part of Searchlight’s exceptional legacy and look forward to what lies ahead."

Greenbaum has been a senior executive at Searchlight for five years, most recently overseeing Wild and The Drop. He is in production on Wilson, starring Woody Harrelson and directed by Craig Johnson. Greenbaum also is involved in the Fox Innovation Lab, where he oversaw the studio’s first virtual reality production, Wild: The Experience. Before joining Searchlight in 2010, he was a production executive at Miramax Films in New York and London.

For the past nine years, Greenfield has been a senior executive at Searchlight, shepherding such titles as The Descendants and Enough Said and is currently overseeing Nicole Holofcener’s latest untitiled film to star Julianne Moore and Chris O’Dowd. Before joining Searchlight in 2006, Greenfield was an indie film producer whose credits include The Good Girl, Chuck & Buck and Star Maps.

"There is no better place to be than with all of the amazing people at Searchlight," Greenfield said. "It is my great fortune to continue to collaborate with them as we strive to work with the most exciting artists making the most extraordinary films."

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