Marc Butan is an American film producer who runs 2929 Productions, a production and financing arm of 2929 Entertainment formed in 2003.
As of 2013, 2929 Productions projects included Godsend starring Robert De Niro, Greg Kinnear and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Criminal starring John C. Reilly and Maggie Gyllenhaal and produced by Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney, The Jacket starring Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley and also produced by Soderbergh and Clooney, Good Night, and Good Luck, which has been nominated for six Academy Awards, and Akeelah and the Bee starring Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Keke Palmer.
Prior to joining 2929 Productions, Butan was executive vice president of Production at Lions Gate Entertainment where he was responsible for overseeing all creative elements of film development and in-house film production at the studio. While at Lions Gate, Butan produced or was executive producer for films including Godsend, Confidence directed by James Foley and starring Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Andy García and Dustin Hoffman, and The Rules of Attraction directed by Roger Avary. Butan was previously an independent producer, producing films for Miramax, Lions Gate, and Samuel Goldwyn Films, and as a media and entertainment investment banker for Kidder, Peabody & Co. and Prudential Financial.
Butan is a native of Dayton, Ohio and an alumnus of Ohio State University where he became a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.