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Thursday, June 09, 2016

Mark Duplass Joins the AXE® Collective to Mentor Aspiring Filmmakers

Mark Duplass Joins the AXE® Collective to Mentor Aspiring Filmmakers

Submit by June 15 for the chance to work with acclaimed producer Duplass and fellow mentor John Legend ahead of showcasing your work during the Toronto International Film Festival®

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, notable film director, producer, actor and screenwriter Mark Duplass joins the AXE(®) Collective and John Legend to help aspiring filmmakers find their magic and share it with the world during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival(®) (TIFF(®)) in September.

The AXE Collective is a creative mentorship program designed to give aspiring creators resources and platforms to showcase their talents. Now in its second year, the collective is working with musicians and filmmakers to help them get to the next level.

Through June 15, aspiring filmmakers can visit to submit a 2-minute or shorter trailer of their original short film (10 minutes or less) for a chance to join the AXE Collective, receive personal mentorship sessions with Duplass and Legend, and then showcase their work on the silver screen during TIFF.(**)

"Starting out in this industry is tough and you're essentially on your own," said Duplass. "Not only do you have to make your film, but you're working a day job to support yourself and pounding the pavement at film festivals trying to build your network. I'm joining the AXE Collective to help the next generation of creators turn their dreams into something real."

Earlier this year, the AXE Collective kicked off its second consecutive music platform with mentor Legend hosting a nationwide search for the best and brightest aspiring musicians. Five musicians were handpicked by Legend to perform alongside him in March 2016 in Austin at the nation's top music festival.

"Find Your Magic" is the new AXE point of view that we all have our own unique "thing" - something special that makes us attractive to the world. Whether it's your talent, your vision, or your style - it's your magic.

To learn more visit and #FindYourMagic.

(®)Toronto International Film Festival Inc., used under license.

(**) No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. AXE Collective is sponsored by Conopco Inc., d/b/a Unilever. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18 years of age & older. Music begins 12:00 p.m. ET on 1/13/16 & ends 12:00 p.m. ET on 2/15/16. Film begins 12:00 p.m. ET on 1/13/16 & ends 12:00 p.m. ET on 6/15/16. For Terms and Conditions, visit

About AXE(®

)AXE, the No. 1 men's fragrance brand in the world*, champions individuality and self-expression by encouraging guys to embrace their personal style. With a full line of grooming products including daily fragrance sprays, deodorants, anti-perspirants, shower gels, shampoos and styling products, AXE gives guys the tools to express what makes them unique, authentic and ultimately attractive to the world around them.

Visit AXE at and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Facebook to get access to exclusive content, special promotions, and more.

*Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2015ed, Men's Deodorants & Mass and Premium Men's Fragrances retail value sales combined, as per umbrella brand name classification, 2014; Lynx includes all AXE/Lynx/Ego sales

About Unilever United States, Inc.
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Refreshments, Home and Personal Care products with sales in more than 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. In the United States, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Fruttare, Good Humor, Hellmann's, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond's, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives, Suave, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe, TRESemmé and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.

Unilever employs approximately 8,000 people in the United States - generating more than $8.5 billion in sales in 2015.

Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) commits to:

-- Decoupling growth from environmental impact.
-- Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health
and well-being.
-- Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.
Unilever ranked number one in its sector on the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

The entire Unilever global factory network, as well as its U.S. non-manufacturing facilities, have achieved zero non-hazardous waste to landfill status.

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