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Banff: Participant’s David Linde Says He’s “Energized” by Film, TV Content That Inspires Social Change

Participant CEO David Linde sees viewers of his studio’s movies and TV series as potential agents of social change. “People are beginning to understand the value of engagement. That’s what we’re trying to do, to give people a way of engaging on multiple fronts, that has value for the commercial success of a movie and […]

Participant Gives CEO David Linde a New Multiyear Deal

Participant on Thursday said it has renewed the contract for CEO David Linde with a new multiyear deal.

Participant Media Shortens Name in Rebrand

Jeff Skoll's Participant Media has rebranded and will now be known simply as Participant.

Participant Promotes Diane Weyermann to Chief Content Officer

Participant Media has promoted Diane Weyermann to the role of chief content officer.

How Closing Hollywood’s Favorite Hotel Killed Venice Film Fest’s Social Scene

The closure of the Grand Hotel des Bains, the favorite stopping spot for Hollywood A-listers, marked the end of the Venice high life. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Lido location was the place to see and be seen for the international film crowd.

Participant’s Jeff Skoll, David Linde to Receive Toronto Fest Tribute

Jeff Skoll and David Linde's production banner Participant Media is set to be feted in Toronto this September.

Cannes: ‘Green Book’ Producer Participant Extends Output Deal with Nordisk

'Green Book' producers Participant Media, headed by David Linde and Jeff Skoll, have extended their distribution output deal with Scandinavian independent distributor Nordisk Film Distribution for titles produced via Amblin Partners, including Todd Haynes' new movie starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway.

‘Roma’ Producer Talks Netflix Ratings Data: “They Were Pretty Open”

Netflix "was very open" with producers about viewership for Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma,' Participant Media CEO David Linde said Wednesday at THR's Power Lawyers breakfast.

Toronto: Participant Promotes Jonathan King, Diane Weyermann to Lead Film, TV Units

The announcement was made on Sunday by CEO David Linde at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Locarno Film Fest to Honor Producer David Linde

Linde will receive the award in August at the Piazza Grande.

TIFF: Hollywood Grapples With China’s Growing Clout at Box Office

"I look at China ... as a market that's essentially leapfrogging the West in the way people consume films," Lava Bear founder David Linde told a Toronto panel.

Former Universal Chairman David Linde on TIFF Bet, What He Misses About Running a Big Studio

The Lava Bear founder has four movies in the coming year (including the supernatural thriller 'The Forest' and Amy Adams starrer 'Story of Your Life') and hopes strong relationships with filmmakers equal successful hits.