Film Commissioner, City of Indianapolis
Teresa Sabatine has spent most of her career in television and film in New York, LA and Chicago. The bulk of her work focused on providing project development and production coordination for large-scale productions with a variety of studios, networks and production companies including; Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Television, Nike, 20th Century Fox, CBS, NBC, and HGTV with project budgets ranging from $10M to $250M.
She is a recent graduate of the Duquesne University professional coaching certificate program where she studied the Intentional Change Theory, Internal Family Systems Coaching and Coaching to the Positive Emotional Attractor. She feels called to work with clients who are seeking to make significant and permanent changes in their lives through self-discovery and self-awareness. She uses an image based coaching model that allows clients to visualize where they want to be and learn new tools and methods to overcome obstacles.
In her role as a media consultant, she works with companies and partners to maximize media opportunities, develop projects with potential for large economic impact and generate content around social justice and equality. She currently oversees Film Indy, as the first Film Commissioner for the city of Indianapolis. Film Indy is focused on marketing and growing the current local production talent and recruiting new film and television projects to the area.