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November Event

You're invited to the Austin Entertainment Business (AEB) Mixer, Tuesday, November 20 at Speakeasy downtown Austin from 7PM-9:30PM.

Did you know there's a major studio headquartered in Austin? Every year over 60,000 screaming fans descend on Austin to get a glimpse of their favorite Rooster Teeth Stars. Live Action Supervising Producer Will Hyde and documentary supervisor and producer Hannah McCarthy reveal what it takes to create popular content for a global fanbase with Q&A after.

More Info on Guest Speakers

Will Hyde is a Supervising Producer for Rooster Teeth in Austin, TX. Originally from Englewood, FL he spent several years in Los Angeles working in theatrical marketing, advertising, VFX and original content. Since joining Rooster Teeth Will has produced projects such as BLOOD FEST, THE SUPER SLOW SHOW, 11 LITTLE ROOSTERS, IMMERSION and many more.

Hannah McCarthy is currently a documentary supervisor and producer at Rooster Teeth. Prior to joining Rooster Teeth, Hannah worked on shows for the Discovery Channel, A&E, TNT, Animal Planet, TLC, and PBS.

When: November 20, 2018

Time: 7PM-9:30PM

Where: The Speakeasy - 412 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Parking: street or suggested parking at $10 structure located on Colorado just South of 6th. Quick walk around the corner to Speakeasy.


7PM-7:30PM- arrivals/ meet and greet for members and their guests. AEB support staff helps with strategic connections.

7:30 PM- Producer Jennifer Hutchins offers advice to attendees based on 15 years in the trenches producing TV & Film.

8:00PM- 8:30 PM: Guest Speakers and Q&A

8:30-9:30PM- Networkers can introduce themselves to the group on open microphone.

9:30PM- Room opens to the general public/ continued networking.

Who should attend? Investors, Human Resources, Producers, Directors, Writers, Production Company Reps, Agents, Managers, Actors, Actresses, Director of Photography, Production Designers, Editors, Costume Designers, Musicians, Composers, Casting Directors, Acting Teachers, Studio Teachers, Camera, G&E, Sound, Hair/ Makeup, Wardrobe, Art Department, Visual Effects, Colorists, Animation, Production Assistants, and more!

Location: Speakeasy is a sprawling 3-level nightclub with nightly live music & weekend DJs, '20s-style decor & rooftop patio. Drink specials for group members and their guests: $5 cocktails and $4 beers.

What to bring
It's helpful to have a goal in mind and be specific.

Networkers are already landing jobs at "Austin Entertainment Business" events and the group has been listed as an official support organization on the Austin Film Commission website: 80% of jobs are from relationships and referrals.

Join a variety of Texas Entertainment folks for networking, guest speakers, Q&A and introduce yourself to the group on an open mic.

You can't just jump into a marriage. You've got to date first! AEB works to inspire our industry to form relationships. By offering and receiving help from each other, we can all move projects forward with vetted teams.

Austin Entertainment Business founder Jennifer Hutchins has been producing hit shows, distributed film & high-profile branded content for over a decade including over 200 episodes of television for ABC, CBS, CNN, A&E, Spike, TLC, Syfy, Discovery, Speed, and NatGeo. She is working to form an official chapter of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) in Austin, TX. Events are already being held monthly for members and future members. For more info: Next event is Dec. 17 at AFS Theatre.

"Everything you can imagine is real" - Pablo Picasso

Earlier Event: September 20
September Event
Later Event: January 24
January 24th, 2019 - The Speakeasy