Film Executive, 30WEST

Trevor Groth

Trevor Groth is an executive at 30WEST, an investment and advisory company with offices in Los Angeles and New York that provides capital and strategic guidance to high caliber creative projects and forward-thinking companies operating throughout popular culture.  Its media practice works with filmmakers to guide every stage of creative packaging, production, sales, distribution and licensing in order to maximize production quality and audience reach.  30WEST was founded in 2017 and acquired a majority stake in fast rising film distributor, NEON which distributed Parasite, winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture.

30WEST’s recent projects include Late Night starring Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson, which the company sold to Amazon Studios in what is the largest US deal in Sundance history. 30WEST financed the film with FilmNation.

Other recent 30WEST projects include Chris Smith’s Tiger King and FYRE which the company sold to Netflix, Edson Oda’s Nine Days starring Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz which won the Wald Salt Screenwriting Prize at Sundance 2020 and 30WEST sold to Sony Pictures Classics, Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer starring Nicole Kidman which 30WEST solely financed, Peter Hedges’ Ben is Back starring Julia Roberts which the company co-financed with Black Bearand Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, which 30WEST presold to A24 before it won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2019.

Previously Trevor was Director of Programming for the Sundance Film Festival.