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Producing Workshop: How to Make Breakout Indie Movies with producer Jay Van Hoy

Join producer Jay Van Hoy in a frank conversation about creative producing and finding private equity and financial sustainability in the risky world of independent filmmaking. A networking event will follow at the Ambassador Chicago’s Library Bar.

Award-winning Producer Jay Van Hoy has produced over 30 films including the Sundance-award-winning box-office hit The Witch (2015) by Robert Eggers and his Oscar-nominated follow-up The Lighthouse (2019) as well as the Cannes-award winning American Honey (2016) by Andrea Arnold. Other titles include Alan Ball’s Uncle Frank (2020), Mike Mills’ Oscar-winner Beginners (2010), David Lowery’s Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), and Ira Sachs’ Love is Strange (2014). Jay is a long-time advisor at the Sundance Institute Creative Producing Lab, a participant in the creation of the Catalyst program at Sundance, and a mentor for the Cinetrust mentorship program at Cinereach.

Presented by the Chicago Industry Exchange.

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Friday, June 17, 2022

Ambassador Hotel Chicago
1301 N State Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60610 United States



This special event is free to attend, but RSVP will be necessary

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