Killer Films Teams With Moxie Pictures To Create Killermoxie Management
Over the transom comes this press release from Killer Films and Moxie Pictures, who have combined forces to create KillerMoxie Management. With offices in L.A., New York and London, the company will rep filmmakers, actors and recording artists across various media and branded entertainment ventures. (Interestingly, and appropriately, the announcement makes clear that a broad range of media formats, not just feature films or conventional advertising, will be the focus of the company.) The venture will be headed by Brian Young, who leaves Untitled Entertainment to join KillerMoxie. Here’s the press release:
New York-based indie film powerhouse Killer Films (Christine Vachon and Pam Koffler) and global media company Moxie Pictures (Dan Levinson and Robert Fernandez) are partnering to create KillerMoxie Management, a talent management firm to be headed by manager/producer Brian Young, recently of Untitled Entertainment, LA The LA-based company, with offices in NYC and London, will shepherd the careers of filmmakers, actors and recording artists, drawing upon Moxie’s media production expertise and Killer’s prestigious filmmaking resume to foster an array of entertainment and branded opportunities across all media.
Says Killer’s founder Christine Vachon “The talent relationships we’ve built over the years among filmmakers, actors and musicians make KillerMoxie a logical next step. The filmmaking world is changing, and we’re changing with it.” Adds Moxie president Dan Levinson, “All aspects of media are converging. We are not just about finding opportunities for clients, but creating them.”
Brian Young departs Untitled Entertainment after 11 years, bringing to KillerMoxie his entire client roster including writer/directors
Todd Haynes, Floria Sigismondi, Gregg Araki, James Foley, Alison Maclean, Sam Jones, Nicholas Jarecki and two of this year’s Best First Screenplay nominees at the Independent Spirit Awards: director/writers Nicholas Fackler and Dana Adam Shapiro, and actors Joy Bryant, Brady Corbet and Asia Argento, as well as rockers Sean Lennon, Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes and Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
Young recently executive produced Floria Sigismondi’s feature debut The Runaways starring Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning and Michael Shannon.
Moxie Pictures is known for its representation of filmmakers in both the feature and commercial arena, including Wes Anderson, Jim Sherdian, Jared Hess, Kevin Smith, Cameron Crowe, Frank Todaro, Martin Granger, Errol Morris and Todd Phillips. Killer Films has established itself at the forefront of American Independent film and has been instrumental in the careers of such artists as Hillary Swank, Julianne Moore and Todd Haynes, to name a few.