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  • Exclusive Video: Check Out a First Look at Starz' Filmmaking Competition Series The Chair

  • Starz is going behind the scenes of filmmaking with its first unscripted competition seriesáTheáChair.The 10-part documentary project follows two first-time feature-film ...
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  • Starz is going behind the scenes of filmmaking with its first unscripted competition seriesáTheáChair.
    The 10-part documentary project follows two first-time feature-film directors as they separately attempt to craft a movie from the same original script. The competitors are Shane Dawson, who's built a huge online following via Twitter and his three YouTube comedy channels, and Anna Martemucci, an NYU film school graduate and independent filmmaker. Both of their finished films will have a limited release in theaters and will also air on Starz. In the end, viewers will be able to vote to decide which of the two directors takes home a $250,000 prize.áProject Greenlight'sáChris Mooreáis an executive producer alongsideáZachary Quintoáwho will also mentor the filmmakers.
    Starz greenlights first original unscripted series fromáProject Greenlightáproducer
    "The premise foráTheáChairácame out of my experiences as a movie producer and I thought it would be really fun having two directors making the same movie," Moore says in the exclusive preview below. "For me, the point is to show the process that these directors go through."
    TheáChairápremieres onáSaturday, September 6áat 11/10c on Starz. The first five episodes will also be available exclusively for Starz subscribers on Starz PLAY and Starz on Demand the same day.
    Watch our exclusive first look at TheáChair:
    View original Exclusive Video: Check Out a First Look at Starz' Filmmaking Competition Series The Chair at TVGuide.com
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