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Participant CEO David Linde At Winston Baker Film Finance Forum in Cannes

Cannes: Participant’s David Linde on China, Netflix and That Amblin Deal

The Hollywood Reporter – May 13, 2016

By Scott Roxborough

Fresh from the Oscar success of ‘Spotlight,’ the indie production veteran outlined his company’s strategy at the 7th annual Winston Baker Film Finance Forum in Cannes.

Since joining Jeff Skoll’s financing and production outfit Participant Media last October as CEO, veteran film executive David Linde has seen his new employer win its first-ever best picture Oscar for Spotlight and launch its biggest-ever production deal, bankrolling Steven Spielberg via the new production and distribution joint venture Amblin Partners, in which Participant could invest up to $200 million.

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