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    Charles D. King

    Producer; Founder, MACRO
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    Charles D. King is the founder & CEO of MACRO, a media company focused on films and other content for a multicultural market. He was the executive producer of the Academy Award–winning film Fences as well as the producer of the critically acclaimed Mudbound, which appeared at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. MACRO co-financed both projects.

    Prior to MACRO, King was a partner/agent in the Motion Picture department at WME (William Morris Endeavor) for more than 15 years. The first (and only) African American to rise from the mailroom to partner in the 119-year history of the company, he was known for his innovative deal-making and strategic planning in regards to developing brands around directors, actors, singers, TV personalities and other artists.

    King has been featured by such outlets as The New York Times, Essence, the Hollywood Reporter, Variety and the Los Angeles Times. Fortune magazine named him as one of the nation’s most influential Latino, Asian or African Americans. He is an active angel investor and sits on the several nonprofit and advisory boards.

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