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Availability: Part Time

$50 /hr
$600 /day
Average Rating
Sarah H


Associate Producer, Day of Event Manager, Entertainment, Logistics, Talent and VIP Management

Event Types: Conference, Live Event, Non Profit, Social, Wedding

Experience: 8+ years

Short Bio: Decade-plus history of working in both start-up & established non-profits and film festivals. Known for designing and producing unique events while creating excellent hospitality and presentation experiences for artists, patrons and VIPs.

Programming Consultant
Various - Los Angeles, CA
Aug 20, 2012 - Current
Partial list of former & current clients include: Sundance Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, AFI FEST, Cinema Eye Honors • Self-directed independent contractor working and communicating with multiple clients simultaneously, developing relationships with artists, patrons, distributors and industry leaders • Strategize, design and collaborate on events/content while keeping clients’ unique audience in mind
Senior Programmer
Dallas Film Society/Dallas International Film Fest - Los Angeles, CA
Aug 01, 2006 - May 01, 2017
• Envisioned, researched, designed and executed unique events for diverse metro audience from org's inception • Built and nurtured relationships with 1,000+ filmmakers, distributors and industry leaders, negotiating agreements to save org $6,000+ annually in fees, promotions and travel • Streamlined and managed jury and awards process, including producing 200+ seated awards dinner with VIP honorees, high-end donors and filmmakers in attendance

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