EXCLUSIVE: WME has just signed Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, who at 23 became one of the youngest filmmakers ever to be in competition at the Sundance Film Festival with his first feature film As You Are. Joris-Peyrafitte directed, co-wrote, acted in and co-scored the film which won the Special Jury Award of this year’s festival. He was widely courted and WME got Joris-Peyrafitte, who studied under Kelly Reichardt and So Yong Kim at Bard College. He’s also repped by Grandview. Joris-Peytafitte is writing his next film, which he’ll direct. Details are being kept under wraps, but he’ll reunite with Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Votiv’s Brent Stiefel, who both produced As You Are.
WME Signs Sundance ‘As You Are’ Helmer Miles Joris-Peyrafitte
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