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'Black Swan' Producer Serves Legal Papers During Seminar

March 15, 2011 02:32:29 GMT

During a seminar at the South By Southwest festival, the movie executive served Aaron Kaufman with a motion for default judgment against him.


'Black Swan' Producer Serves Legal Papers During Seminar
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Movie executive Aaron Kaufman was left red-faced at the South By Southwest festival in the U.S. over the weekend, March 12-13, when he was served with legal papers during a seminar. Bosses at Overnight LLC, led by producer Rick Schwartz, are suing Kaufman, alleging his "gross lapses in judgment" cost the company millions of dollars.

Schwartz also claims he was denied a proper credit on "Black Swan" because of Kaufman, and a lawyer took the opportunity to serve the producer with a motion for default judgment during his public appearance at the festival in Austin, Texas.

According to New York Post gossip column Page Six, Kaufman had just concluded a seminar on film financing when the papers were handed to him on Sunday, March 13.

He has previously branded the allegations against him baseless and banded Schwartz "erratic and difficult".


 




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