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Participant Names Jonathan King EVP of Production

Participant Names Jonathan King EVP of Production

Jonathan King has joined Participant Productions as executive vice president in charge of production, it was announced today by Jim Berk, CEO of Participant. King, who will report to Participant’s president Ricky Strauss, joins the L.A.-based production company from Focus Features where he served as EVP of production. Prior to joining Focus, King was president of production for Laurence Mark Productions, an independent production company based at Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he supervised development and production of the company’s slate of projects. Films he worked on there included Bill Condon‘s “Dreamgirls,” Scott Frank‘s “The Lookout,” and Gus Van Sant‘s “Finding Forrester.” Participant’s most recent film, “An Inconvenient Truth” won best documentary at the Academy Awards. [Brian Brooks]

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