OMAHA - Chris Moore, producer of the Oscar Best Picture nominee “Manchester by the Sea,” will deliver a free public lecture at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Moore’s talk is set for 7 p.m. in the UNO Theatre, which is housed in the Weber Fine Arts Building on UNO’s Dodge Campus. Moore will discuss the changing roles of the producer and the audience in filmmaking. The event will include a Q&A session.
Moore is visiting campus as a guest of UNO’s Theatre program and UNO’s College of Communication, Fine Art and Media. His lecture will follow a full day connecting with UNO students and a discussion with members of the region’s filmmaking community.
His most recent film, “Manchester by the Sea,” won two Academy Awards. The film also claimed a Golden Globe award.
Moore began his filmmaking career as a talent agent, going on to serve as both producer and executive producer on several well-known films, such as “Good Will Hunting” and “American Pie.” Among many other productions, his work also includes the Emmy-nominated series “Project Greenlight” and STARZ’s “The Chair,” which recently earned a Directors Guild of America Award.His visit is generously supported by the College of Communication, Fine Art and Media Cultural Enrichment Fund.
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