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Director Tony Vainuku Signs With M88 (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

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The Polynesian-American filmmaker earned an Emmy for his attribute docudrama ‘In Football We Depend on.’
By Etan Vlessing
Canada Bureau Principal
Director Tony Vainuku has signed with M88.
Vainuku came to be an Emmy acclaimed supervisor in 2017 for his feature-length docudrama In Football We Count on. The cautionary sporting activities doc, which bowed at Sundance, concentrated on the influence that football carries the emerging Polynesian area in the United States.The Polynesian-American filmmaker additionally directed the two-part ending for Netflix & rsquo; s Unknown documentary’series exec created by the Way Brothers as well as set for a release next month. The finale narrates the catfishing scam that caused Heisman trophy finalist Manti Te’o’s autumn from fame.< div style=" min-width:50 px; min-height:75 px;" course=" pmc-adm-boomerang-pub-div ad-text" data-priority=" 10

Vainuku is also routing the docuseries American Gladiators with Campfire Films, as well as will certainly helm and also showrun a docuseries for Scott Budnick’& rsquo; s One Community.In enhancement, he is creating a narrative series based upon the life of Junior Seau. The life of the Samoan NFL star from Oceanside, California concerned an abrupt as well as tragic finishing in 2012 after a lengthy battle with the stressful mind disease CTE, a significant situation brushing up the NFL.Vainuku continues to be represented by UTA on the agency side and also Area Movies for commercials.In 2020, previous WME Partner Phillip Sun and MACRO owner and CEO Charles D. King introduced M88 as an indie depiction company, led by Sun and companions Oronde Garrett and Gaby Mena.Sign up for THR information directly to your inbox each day Register for THR news directly to your inbox everyday Subscribe for complete access to The Hollywood Reporter Send us an idea utilizing our confidential form.


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