How To Prep For High Stakes Meetings


Aug. 31 2015, Published 8:00 p.m. ET

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COST: $40.00

VENUE: The Made in NY Media Center Theater

ADDRESS: 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Got that Big Meeting coming up? Maybe you’re taking part in IFP’s Independent Film Week Project Forum, or the Conference’s Meet the Decision Makers? Or, you’re headed out to pitch your script, your series, your content app – whatever it is, are you prepared?


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Experienced producers Amy Hobby & Anne Hubbell, founders of Tangerine Entertainment, will give you the tools you need to prepare for – and make a success of – a high stakes meeting. Get coaching on going in prepared: researching the people you are meeting, presenting yourself, and getting your team in sync; handle the details (what to wear?!); and to take control of the room, engage with positive feedback  – and recover from a negative remark. Leave this 90-minute workshop with the confidence you need to launch your project, and take on your meetings like a boss.


Amy Hobby co-founded Tangerine Entertainment with business partner Anne Hubbell to produce and build community for films with female directors and exceptional roles for women. She has been producing award-winning theatrical films for 20 years. Her films have been released by Sony, Lion’s Gate, HBO, Miramax, Sony Pictures Classics, IFC, Magnolia and more.  Hobby has had 7 films premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, including jury prize-winner Secretary starring Maggie Gyllenhaal (for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award). Very recent credits include: Love, Marilyn (HBO 2014) directed by Liz Garbus; and Lucky Them (IFC 2014) starring Toni Collette.  She produced four features in 2014, including What Happened Miss Simone?, also directed by Garbus, which is available on Netflix now.

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Anne Hubbell is the co-founder of Tangerine Entertainment, a ground breaking production company & community builder focusing exclusively on films by women directors. She is also Kodak’s Regional Account Manager for Studio & Independent Film where she acts as a consultant on movies of all budgets, and is a liaison to the film community at large.  She is a 20-year industry veteran and currently serves on the boards of New York Women in Film & Television, the New York Production Alliance, and Rooftop Films, and is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America.  As a freelance producer and consultant, she worked on film and TV productions and not-for-profit media and arts events. Her credits include award winning features, Gayby (2012) and Lipstick & Dynamite (2005), and two seasons of IFC’s “Independent Focus” and “iFilm@IFC” (2001-03).  Via Tangerine, Hubbell produced three features to be released this year.

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