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Commercial Producers Panel

TV spots. Marketing videos. Branded content. Explainer videos. Social content videos. Commercial work is a huge part of production AND our Seattle WIF member portfolios. Join us this May 8th for WIF's Commercial Producer panel, where we'll hear from a variety of commercial backgrounds and experiences. Come with your questions, industry predictions, thoughts, excitement!

Thanks to these fierce and smart producers joining us on the panel:

Sarah Crowe
A producer who has been working in film for over a decade, assistant directing and producing such films as Lane 1974, Dyna Does Dressage, Welcome to Doe Bay and many more. Sarah transitioned from independent film to producing for large TV shows and corporate shoots, including Top Chef season 10, Diamond Diver’s, Jump City, and more. Sarah is now a full time producer at Amazon, working in the internal Ad agency D1 Creative for the past three years, and recently produced all of the social content for the 2018 Amazon Super Bowl campaign and 2 broadcast spots for Mothers Day that are currently airing.

Kesshann Cortez
Executive Producer with experience at traditional agencies and production companies. He has worked on award winning campaigns for agencies such as 72 and Sunny, Saatchi & Saatchi, CP+B, Sapient Nitro, TBWA/Chiat/Day and have managed initiatives for Fortune 500 companies like Apple, Coca-Cola, Intel, Microsoft and Amazon.

Tara Poynter
Currently a Senior Producer at Leafly. Her previous experience includes: Supervising Producer for Workhouse Creative, Producer for Trailer Park based out of LA and many more.

Karri McGough
She is currently a freelance producer but her previous work includes Executive Producer at Lustre Studios, Producer for Xbox, and Broadcast Producer for Creature. She has a ton of work under her belt from TV spots, marketing videos and social spots for international accounts. She’s done it all.

Come on out, join us for a glass of vino, and listen to these smart producers impart their wisdom on us. Great opportunity for you freelancers out there!

As always, WIF events are open to women and men. Currently members get in for free. All others pay $6.