The Executive Hour with Producer Natalie Qasabian

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This week, Jason speaks with producer Natalie Qasabian, who has forged a successful career producing independent films which have had tremendous commercial success! Natalie began her career producing three films for the indie film duo the Duplass Brothers, including Duck Butter directed by Miguel Arteta, Natalie went on to produce All About Nina starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Common.
 
Later, Natalie produced Searching, a thriller starring John Cho and  Debra Messing which was acquired by Sony at Sundance in 2018 and went on to gross $75M at the box office! Currently she's producing Run, starring Sarah Paulson for Lionsgate as well as the sequel to Searching for Sony.
 
Natalie talks about starting her career as a Line Producer and Production Manager, and how that allowed her to make independent films for a modest budget. Natalie shares her insights on the effectiveness of proof of concept videos, how first-time filmmakers can attract financing, and the inside story of how she sold Searching to Sony at Sundance! 

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Testimonials

"Another great session. Thanks!" - Martin R.

"Thank you Natalie and Jason - this was terrific!" - Erin
 
"Thank you Natalie and Jason. This was my first session and it was really helpful." - Louisa B.
 
"I really enjoyed this webinar. Very Inspiring. Thank you, Natalie!" - Patricia
 
"Thank you Natalie!!! And Jason!!! My first time here and this set quite a bar for me. Thanks again!" - Stephanie F. 
 
"Thank you Natalie and Jason! A wealth of information!" - Rashika R. 
 
"Thank you Jason and Natalie for the wonderful webinar! I learned a lot!" - Jomana

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