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Founder of the virtual and augmented reality studio RYOT and two-time Academy Award nominee Bryn Mooser ’01 made headlines this past summer when he announced the launch of XTR Films— his new startup focused on producing documentaries, nonfiction television series, and branded content. Speaking with Forbes, Mooser pointed to the expansion of distribution opportunities for nonfiction films as a motivator for the new startup. Now, nonfiction films are widely available to viewers at home, where they were once limited to select audiences willing to head to indie theaters and movie rental shops. “There are more people watching, which means more people to talk about it—which means more studios will invest in the creation of it.”