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January 24th, 2019 - The Speakeasy

You're invited to the Austin Entertainment Business (AEB) 1-year anniversary. We'll share success stories, goals for the new year, resources, free entertainment legal clinic... what?!?!, invites and a debut song performance about AEB.  One networker said that he gets 90% of his jobs from the events. AWESOME!!!  

When: Jan. 24, 2019

Time: 7PM-9PM

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

(ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BELOW)

Networkers are landing jobs through "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.

What Others Are Saying About The Meetups:

At the event, founder/ producer Jennifer Hutchins will share her contact list to help you save time & money and award winning screenwriter Max Adams reveals her road to success writing for major studios in Hollywood and continuing to work successfully from Austin.


Guest Speakers

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MAX ADAMS is an author and award winning screenwriter. Recipient of a Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and dubbed "Red Hot Adams" by Daily Variety early in her career, Max has written professionally for Columbia Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, and Tri-Star Pictures -- to name a few. She is the author of The New Screenwriter's Survival Guide, is a former Writers Guild of America West online screenwriting mentor, is the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops, Left Door and 5150, is a University of Utah associate instructor, and is the founder of The Academy of Film Writing. Max's produced feature films include Excess Baggage, The Ladykillers, and One For the Money.

Max's contact information will be shared after the event with attendees. 


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JENNIFER HUTCHINS is a working producer who has been producing hit shows, distributed films & high-profile branded content for over a decade including over 200 episodes of television for CBS, CNN, A&E, Spike, TLC, Syfy, Discovery, Speed, NatGeo, AOL RED and YouTube Originals. 

She specializes in branding, networking, fundraising, pitching and creating projects & characters that rise above the rest. She provides private consulting for serious entertainment professionals ready to take their career to the next level. Some of her favorite clients weren't charged a penny, because they ultimately became collaborators or even went into business together!


Event Information

When: Jan. 24, 2019

Time: 7PM-9PM

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

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

Schedule:

7PM-7:45PM- arrivals/ meet and greet for members and their guests. AEB support staff helps with strategic connections.

7:45PM- As a working producer, Jennifer Hutchins offers advice to attendees based on over a decade producing TV & Film.

8:00PM- 8:30PM:  Guest Speaker w/ Q&A

8:30-8:50PM- Networkers can introduce themselves to the group on open microphone.  Great way to target connections & offer resources! 

8:50PM- Debut Song Performance Celebrating Austin Entertainment Business 1-Year Anniversary. 

9:00PM- 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.  Don't just say "I'm a writer".  Say I'm currently writing a romantic comedy about zombies. 

Networkers are landing jobs through "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.

Earlier Event: November 20
November Event
Later Event: May 2
May 2nd, 2019 - The W Hotel