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Mike Farah

Credits: Chief Executive Officer, Funny Or Die

MIKE FARAH is the Chief Executive Officer of Funny Or Die, the premiere comedy brand known for its award-winning content and an audience of more than 60 million people.

Farah continues to grow Funny Or Die with his producing acumen, talent relationships and industry leadership. He’s helped expand both the long-form and digital divisions across every platform from Netflix to Facebook to linear media.

Funny Or Die was awarded two Peabody Awards, one for the breakout Netflix series American Vandal and the other for Myubi, the ground-breaking VR comedy film produced in association with Felix & Paul Studios.

Funny Or Die received three primetime Emmy nominations in 2018, including one for the freshman Hulu series I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman in the ‘Outstanding Variety Sketch Series’ category. And Funny Or Die’s award-winning branded entertainment division continues to innovate with recent projects such as Cooking with Jeff, starring Jeff Goldblum, in association with Kroger.

Prior to becoming CEO, Farah was Funny Or Die’s President of Production, and won two Emmys as executive producer of Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, and an Emmy nomination for Billy on the Street. Farah was also instrumental in the development of Brockmire, a Funny Or Die video that was reimagined into IFC’s critically acclaimed and highest-rated comedy series.

Named a “Maverick of Hollywood” by Esquire, Farah has also been selected to the “Silicon Beach 25,” and The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Most Powerful Digital Players in LA.

Farah is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a graduate of Indiana University. His career in Hollywood began as a food expeditor at The Standard, Hollywood.

All Sessions By Mike Farah

The Art & Craft of Pitching
Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:30 - 10:45 AM
Mentoring Roundtables
Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Studio Grounds