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Pierce Cravens

producer Oh, Hello (Broadway), Saint Frances
Pierce Cravens was recently appointed President of Newsweek Studios, Newsweek Magazine’s newly formed film distribution and production arm. His most recent narrative feature, SAINT FRANCES, won the Audience Award at this year’s SXSW. On Broadway, Pierce produced Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's, OH, HELLO at the Lyceum Theater — currently available on Netflix. Other feature projects include include the upcoming feature comedy 1 Night in San Diego (starring Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz with Alexandra Daddario), Concrete Kids (distributed by 1091), This Isn’t Funny (Netflix & Showtime, Screen Media Films), Pitch (Cannes Film Festival), King Rat (Amazon), and Sweet Pie (Slamdance Film Festival, 2017). Pierce is a programmer for the Slamdance Film Festival. He and his company, Metropolitan Entertainment, were a financial partner in Network starring Bryan Cranston, the Broadway musical If/Then, starring Tony-winner Idina Menzel (Wicked, Glee), Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal, and Little Miss Sunshine the Musical. Pierce Cravens is Grammy voting member of the Recording Academy and a Tony voting member of the Broadway League of Producers. www.metropolitanentertainment.com