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The Chair

Two first-time feature-film directors are documented as they separately attempt to craft a movie from the same original script.

Premiered: September 6, 2014

Rating: TV-MA

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Weekend Review: The Chair, Empire's End

I've waited nearly 10 years for the return of Project Greenlight, one of my all-time favorite docu-reality series, in which novice directors make a low-budget independent film while cameras record their every struggle. Although HBO has green-lit the… Read more

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Outside the Bubble Season 1, Episode 10 Nov 8, 2014 Paid

Shane digests producers’ notes before receiving unexpected news from Chris Moore. Anna works to clarify the characters in her film. Publicity and marketing for both movies gets underway, revealing dramatic differences in Shane and Anna’s experience and perception in the public eye. As both films premiere, critics, audiences and Chris Moore weigh in on the results of the experiment. The winner is revealed.

The Test Season 1, Episode 9 Nov 1, 2014 Paid

As Anna and Shane begin the lonely process of editing, the burdens of final cut become clear. Earlier concerns from producers come back to haunt both movies when Lauren critiques the beats of Shane’s story and test audiences are confused by characters in Anna’s film. Shane and Anna’s potential as directors-for-hire is scrutinized as they respond to notes. Questions of taste and integrity spark unexpected consequences among the producers.

Two Martinis Season 1, Episode 8 Oct 25, 2014 Paid

As both teams reach their final days of production, locations and time management remain a challenge. Shane’s team provides emotional support as he shaves his head and lets go of the hair style that has been his You Tube hallmark for years. Anna’s team pushes through some of the biggest days yet in their schedule, while Anna fights for her way of doing things all the way up to the last take.

Making Your Days Season 1, Episode 7 Oct 18, 2014 Paid

The productions shoot at two iconic Pittsburgh locations: Heinz Field and Carrie Furnace. Fatigue threatens Shane’s health and leads to tension with his producing partner, Lauren. Anna navigates the difficulties of directing and acting, simultaneously. Phil juggles his roles as actor, co-producer and brother-in-law.

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  • Premiered: September 6, 2014
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: Two first-time feature-film directors are documented as they separately attempt to craft a movie from the same original script. (more)

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