Class Library Karen Dalzell on the Tribeca Film Festival

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  • Title:Karen Dalzell on the Tribeca Film Festival
  • Category:Maverick Series Interviews
  • Level:All
  • Instructor:Maverick Series
  • Length:42 min
  • Posted:10/19/2010
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Meet the person who was tasked with creating, planning and executing all events for the Tribeca Film Festival from the year it was first conceived and eight years thereafter. Karen Dalzell is the founder and owner of Dalzell Production, one of the top event agencies in NYC, and you'll learn how she runs her company, as well as inside scoop on the behind the scenes view of planning many high-profile events.

Filmed on location at Gotham Hall, NYC.

Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn how Karen got her start in the event business, what brought her to NY, and what drove her to open her own company.
    2. What it was like to work with Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal during the creation of the Tribeca Film Festival and all the events that ensued.
    3. What does she look for in new hires, and how does she manage her team. .
    4. How sustainability drives her and her team.

Table of Contents

Watch the Full Interview
Karen Dalzell - Full Interview 43:33
Watch the Interview in Chapters
Working With Robert DeNiro to Create & Plan the Tribeca Film Festival Events 6:58
How Did You Get Into Events? 6:59
What Kind of People Do You Look to Hire? 5:51
The Doing-Everything-They-Tell-You-Not-To-Do Management Style 6:48
How Does Your Agency Charge for Its Services? 2:33
The Kids 4 Kids Mega Carnival 3:17
Shaking Up Annual Galas 5:16
On Sustainability 3:17
Juggling Family & Work 2:47
Your Next Career Will Be . . .? 1:51

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