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Fyre Festival Trustee Seeks Refund for Netflix Film Footage Fee

Sept. 17, 2020, 8:06 PM

Fyre Festival’s bankruptcy trustee is trying to claw back for creditors $523,000 the company paid for the video footage used in a popular Netflix documentary about the fraudulent music festival.

Fyre Festival LLC paid the fee to Matte Finish LLC, and its affiliate FM2010 LLC, to shoot and edit the footage, according to the complaint filed Wednesday by Gregory M. Messer, Chapter 7 trustee for Fyre Festival.

Messer is asking the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to order the clawback of the paid fee and all the proceeds and profit gained by Matte and Fyre ...