Fox Searchlight Names Matthew Greenfield, David Greenbaum EVPs of Production

Both will report directly to production president Claudia Lewis in new roles

Last Updated: July 8, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

Fox Searchlight’s Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum have been named executive vice presidents of production, the company announced Wednesday.

Re-upping their contracts for their newest roles, Greenfield and Greenbaum will jointly manage all aspects of the production department reporting directly to Fox Searchlight production president Claudia Lewis.

Greenfield has been a senior exec at Fox Searchlight for nine years, shepherding such titles as Oscar winner “The Descendants” and “Enough Said.” He is currently overseeing Nicole Holofcener‘s latest film to star Julianne Moore and Chris O’Dowd.  Prior to joining Fox Searchlight in 2006, Greenfield was an award-winning independent film producer whose feature credits include “The Good Girl,” “Chuck and Buck,” and “Star Maps.”

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

“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.”

Fox Searchlight Pictures is a specialty film company that both finances and acquires motion pictures. It has its own marketing and distribution operations, and its films are distributed internationally by Twentieth Century Fox. Fox Searchlight Pictures is a unit of 21st Century Fox.