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 served as the Director of Artist Services for the Austin Film Society for 5 years and remains on its board of directors. Bryan’s third feature, the Austin-set romantic comedy THE BOUNCEBACK, will be released in 2013.