EXCLUSIVE: Jarod Neece, former Movie Programmer and Occasion Producer at SXSW, has joined nascent indie movie streamer Curia as Acquisitions and Advertising Guide.
Neece will work alongside Chief Content material Officer Garrett Weaver, former Common Photos Director of Acquisitions.
The subscription service, which is now dwell, is a curated movie assortment with titles together with Zodiac, Within the Loop, Nacho Libre, Dogtooth, 45 Years, 24 Hour Celebration Folks, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Final Home on the Left, To Catch a Thief, and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance.
Neece is a former accomplice, movie programmer and occasion producer for the SXSW Movie Competition in Austin, TX. Over the previous 20 years, he helped information the strategic course and supplied crew management as one of many competition’s Senior Movie Programmers with an emphasis on characteristic movie and style programming. Neece can be co-host and co-producer of the PBS and ITVS documentary collection, The Tacos of Texas and United Tacos of America on Univision’s El Rey Community.
As we revealed final month, Curia, which prices $3.99 monthly, is anticipated to be energetic throughout the Cannes market.
“I’m thrilled to hitch the Curia crew and assist curate and launch this thrilling new streaming platform,” mentioned Neece. “I really feel the concentrate on fewer movies, considerate curation, and new collections added every month is each distinctive and compelling.”