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FilmLinc Daily Adds Contributor Brian Brooks

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood February 5, 2013 at 6:22PM

Indiewire cofounder Eugene Hernandez, now digital director at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is bringing into his expanding FilmLinc Daily fold his long-time Indiewire cohort Brian Brooks, who recently emerged from a staff stint at Jay Penske's Deadline and Movieline.
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Brian Brooks and Eugene Hernandez
Brian Brooks and Eugene Hernandez

Indiewire cofounder Eugene Hernandez, now digital director at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is bringing into his expanding FilmLinc Daily  fold his long-time Indiewire cohort Brian Brooks, who recently emerged from a stint as a staffer at Jay Penske's Movieline and Deadline (for which he still contributes).

Writes Hernandez:

"In recent months we've steadily grown the editorial side of FilmLinc.com... The new FilmLinc Daily was born last year with expanded coverage of films and festivals. After the 50th NYFF we launched The Season, our new blog covering the best of 2012 through Oscar night.
 
As we head boldly into 2013, our growth continues. Fresh from the re-launch of our Daily Buzz radio program at Sundance, we'll next take the show to SXSW in March.
 
Now, we're thrilled to tell you that Brian Brooks, my former Indiewire colleague, is joining us this week as an ongoing contributor to FilmLinc.com. Brian will be reporting from the Berlin Film Festival and continue writing for FilmLinc Daily when he returns from Europe. He'll be writing regularly about international films and festivals, as well as covering happenings at the Film Society and more.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.