Tristen Tuckfield is the EVP of 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.
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 Emmy nominated film Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, produced by Vice and JerryMedia which the company sold to Netflix, 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 Bear, and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, which 30WEST presold to A24 before it won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2019.
Previously Tristen worked in acquisitions and distribution before joining CAA’s Media Finance Group where she specialized in sales.