Bryan Poyser is a two-time Independent Spirit Award nominee. His second feature LOVERS OF HATE premiered in the US Dramatic Competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards. Bryan was previously nominated for the Independent Spirit “Someone to Watch” Award in 2005 for his first feature, DEAR PILLOW. In 2011, he wrote and directed THE FICKLE for the “Character Project,” an online short film series produced by the USA Network and Ridley Scott Associates. Bryan’s third feature, the Austin-set romantic comedy LOVE & AIR SEX, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and was theatrically released by Tribeca Films in 2014. Bryan served as the Director of Artist Services for the Austin Film Society for 5 years and remains on its board of directors. He lives and works in Austin, Texas, where he lectures on screenwriting and directing at the University of Texas and Texas State University.