The roducer and Journeyman Pictures founder has joined Cithe grants body.

The partners previously collaborated on Oscar nominee Beasts Of The Southern Wild, among others.

Mezey will support development, production and distribution of Cinereach productions and play a role in the organisation’s grant-making activities and other key initiatives.

“Paul has influenced so much of how we approach our work at Cinereach already,” Cinereach founder and executive director Philipp Engelhorn said.

“We look forward to a more holistic collaboration with Paul, and further benefiting from his tremendous experience and courageous independent spirit.”