ABOUT

DANNIE FESTA

Prior to founding her management company Festa Entertainment, Chilean Dannie Festa honed her expertise by years of working with top-flight producers and directors including Gil Netter (Life of Pi, Blindside), David Zucker (the Naked Gun series), Gary Fleder (Kiss the Girls) and Michael London (Sideways). At World Builder Entertainment, Dannie is positioned to literally build worlds around her clients with media at its core. Being a manager combines two things Dannie loves most about the entertainment industry: closely collaborating with writers and directors and producing projects that speak to her. Dannie’s eclectic background allows her to represent a wide variety of talent. In addition to representing creative talent, Dannie successfully manages iconic brands including Dam Things (creators of the Good Luck Troll Dolls) and King Kong Skull Island, the Joe DeVito/ Merian C. Cooper King Kong property. Dannie is currently the Executive Producer of the animated features ‘Trolls’ and ‘Trolls World Tour at DreamWorks Animation. She is also producing the features ‘Tiger Lily’ with The Montecito Picture Co at Netflix, ‘Amazon’ at Skydance Animation, and ‘Walking Time Bomb’. Television series in development include ‘The Charlie Foley Project’ at Netflix, ‘Mermaids’ at MGM, and “King Kong Skull Island’. 

MARC MANUS

Marc Manus is a former award-winning photojournalist who attended USC film school before entering the field of artist representation.  His first job was with manager Cathryn Jaymes, who represented Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino, among others. Over the last fifteen years, Marc has held positions at various management companies including, most recently, Zero Gravity (Netflix’s OZARK). Now at World Builder Entertainment, Marc continues to guide a select roster of filmmakers from around the globe who have film and television projects at the major studios, TV networks and streamers.

ABOUT

DANNIE FESTA

Chilean Dannie Festa founded her management company in 2001 on the foundation of commercially and critically significant entertainment experience. Her expertise was honed by years of working with top-flight producers and directors including Gil Netter (Life of Pi, Blindside), David Zucker (the Naked Gun series), Gary Fleder (Kiss the Girls) and Michael London (Sideways). At World Builder Entertainment, Dannie is positioned to literally build worlds around her clients with media at its core. Being a manager combines two things Dannie loves most about the entertainment industry: closely collaborating with writers and directors and producing projects that speak to her. Dannie’s eclectic background allows her to represent a wide variety of talent and deliver results. In addition to representing creative talent, Dannie successfully manages iconic brands including Dam Things (creators of the Good Luck Troll Dolls) and King Kong Skull Island, the Joe DeVito/Merian C. Cooper King Kong property. She also represents publishers and book authors. Dannie is currently the executive producer of the animated features ‘Trolls’ and ‘Trolls 2’ with DreamWorks Animation, and executive producing the ‘King Kong Skull Island’ television series with Mar Vista Entertainment. She is also producing ‘Tiger Liliy’ at Netflix, ‘Frog Tree’ with Skydance Animation, and ‘Walking Time Bomb’.

MARC MANUS

Marc Manus is a former award-winning photojournalist who attended USC film school before entering the field of artist representation.  His first job was with manager Cathryn Jaymes, who represented Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino, among others. Over the last fifteen years, Marc has held positions at various management companies including, most recently, Zero Gravity (Netflix’s OZARK). Now at World Builder Entertainment, Marc continues to guide a select roster of filmmakers from around the globe who have film and television projects at the major studios, TV networks and streamers.

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