Jason Janego

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Jason Janego is Co-President, along with Tom Quinn, of RADiUS-TWC, the boutique label from The Weinstein Company that is the first studio division dedicated to multi-platform distribution. The label’s inaugural slate includes the record-setting BACHELORETTE, ONLY GOD FORGIVES directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling, ERASED starring Aaron Eckhart, Errol Morris’ THE UNKNOWN KNOWN, and Morgan Neville's TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM.

Prior to starting RADiUS with Quinn, Janego had a consultancy focusing on the development of innovative strategies for all areas of the entertainment business, with his clients including National Geographic Entertainment, Alamo Drafthouse Theatres, Alloy Entertainment, and Exclusive Media Group. Previously, he spent more than five years as Head of Business & Legal Affairs for Magnolia Pictures and Landmark Theatres. At Magnolia, Janego was instrumental in the creation of home entertainment and international sales divisions, as well as the development and implementation of the groundbreaking “Ultra VOD” distribution platform.

Over the course of his career, he’s been directly involved with the production, acquisition, and/or sales of more than 100 films including MAN ON WIRE, ONG BAK, THE HOST, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, WORLD’S FASTEST INDIAN, FOOD INC., WINTER’S BONE, THE TILLMAN STORY, AWAY WE GO, IS ANYBODY THERE, SUNSHINE CLEANING, OUTRAGE, SPLINTER, and COCAINE COWBOYS.

He was Chief Operating Officer at Big Beach Films, and has also worked at Miramax Films and Cinetic Media. He began his career as an attorney in the legal department of NBC. Janego currently serves on the Film Committee at the Museum of Modern Art. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University.