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Rising Filmmaker Joanna Arnow Inks Game-Changing Deal with Fusion Entertainment

Rising Filmmaker Joanna Arnow Inks Game-Changing Deal with Fusion Entertainment

Fusion Entertainment has recently signed on to manage acclaimed writer, director, actor, and editor Joanna Arnow, whose narrative feature debut “The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed” received critical acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival.

Joanna Arnow, a talented filmmaker and artist, has joined the management team at Fusion Entertainment, further expanding their roster of notable multi-hyphenates.

Joanna Arnow’s debut film, “The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed,” made a significant impact when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Directors Fortnight section. The film, which impressed both audiences and critics, was later acquired by Magnolia Pictures. It is set to be released domestically in 2024, following its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival this week.

Arnow’s addition to Fusion Entertainment’s management team puts her in the company of other renowned filmmakers such as Sean Baker, the director of “Red Rocket” and “The Florida Project,” who served as an executive producer on Arnow’s film. The management roster also includes Amy Seimetz, the filmmaker behind “Pet Sematary,” Cooper Raiff, the director, writer, and star of “Cha Cha Real Smooth,” and Kelly O’Sullivan, the writer and star of “Saint Frances.”

Fusion Entertainment represents a diverse group of talented individuals in the film industry, including breakout star Dolly De Leon from “Triangle of Sadness,” writer-directors-producers Greg Kwedar and Clint Benley, known for their recent Toronto Film Festival premiere “Sing Sing,” and Ira Sachs, the writer and director of “Love Is Strange.”

“The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed” received positive reviews after its premiere at Cannes. Variety described it as a “hilarious and clever debut.” The film, written, directed, edited, and starring Arnow, showcases her talent and versatility as a filmmaker. Arnow’s previous works include the award-winning short film “Bad at Dancing,” as well as “Laying Out” and the feature documentary “I hate myself :)”

In addition to Arnow’s impressive creative abilities, the film features a talented cast, including Scott Cohen from “Gilmore Girls,” Babak Tafti from “Billions” and “Succession,” Alysia Reiner from “Fig” and “Orange Is the New Black,” and Michael Cyril Creighton from “Only Murders In the Building.” The production of the film was led by Graham Swon from Ravenser Odd and Pierce Varous from Nice Dissolve, with executive producers Adam Mirels and Robbie Mirels from Magnetic Labs.

Joanna Arnow’s collaboration with Fusion Entertainment highlights the growing recognition of her talent in the film industry. As an acclaimed filmmaker, her work brings a unique perspective and creative vision to the screen. With her new management team, Arnow is poised to continue making a significant impact in the industry and contribute to the ongoing conversation about environmental issues through her art.

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