Danny Perkins

Danny started his career as Marketing Executive at theature Film Company in 1996. He then joined Optimum Releasing (now STUDIOCANAL) at the inception of the company in May 1999, taking on responsibility for the positioning and promotion of all titles. As the new company developed and grew through its acquisition by STUDIOCANAL in 2006, his role was extended to include management and development of the company, and he was named CEO on September 1st 2010 with a responsibility across Production and Distribution. He has overseen the release of over several hundred titles theatrically and more than a thousand titles in Home Entertainment, including critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles, such as ‘FAHRENHEIT 9/11’, ‘THE HURT LOCKER’, ‘THIS IS ENGLAND’ and ‘RUSH’, as well as an impressive slate of productions including Tomas Alfredson’s ‘TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY’, Jaume Collet Serra’s ‘NON-STOP’ and Paul King’s ‘PADDINGTON’. Danny has lectured at both the National Film and Television School and the BFI, and has represented the company at events at the London School of Economics, London Film Festival and the BritDoc festival among others

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