Mentors - Funding: Amy Shatsky-Gambrill (Independent Lens)
Saturday, March 12
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Show me the money! Find out about the many ways to get your films paid for from the people that know best.
This Mentor Session requires advance online sign up and is available to all Film, Gold, and Platinum badgeholders on a first-come, first-served basis. Online sign ups will open in February.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Amy Shatsky is the Supervising Producer of the PBS series, Independent Lens, overseeing the production of Independent Lens films that have garnered numerous awards over the years including Primetim...Show the rest
Amy Shatsky is the Supervising Producer of the PBS series, Independent Lens, overseeing the production of Independent Lens films that have garnered numerous awards over the years including Primetime Emmy Awards, News and Documentary Emmy Awards, DuPont Awards and Peabody Awards. She supervises the contracting, editing, packaging and delivery of all programs for broadcast. In addition, she manages a portfolio of ITVS-funded films, and provides program development feedback to filmmakers.
Amy joined Independent Lens and ITVS after more than 15 years producing documentaries and narrative films in New York City. Her credits include award-winning films and television programs for HBO, PBS, Disney Channel, Starz Encore, Comedy Central, and others, which have premiered at such venues as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and the Toronto Film Festival. Amy holds an MFA in film production from New York University and a BA from Cornell University.