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Karen Aptekar
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In the digital economy, it was supposed to be impossible to make money by making art. Instead, creative careers are thriving — but in complicated and unexpected ways.
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On March 16th at SXSW Interactive, twelve awesome startups who rose to the top from a pool of hundreds from around the world will compete head-to-head to claim the most in HATCH dollar investments to become this year’s 1st place winner. With over $150M raised by past HATCH pitch winners since 2012 including one acquisition, real world investments are highly likely to follow. These ‘making life better’ startups will present to a panel of...
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Karen Aptekar, President and Founder of Aptekar Productions, is an innovative EMMY Nominated Director/Producer specializing in New Media.

Aptekar graduated from NYU film school and worked for the Wells Rich Greene Advertising Agency in New York, producing nationally broadcast radio and TV commercials, as well as independently directing and producing documentary films. Her documentary short, “Saving Evan White,” premiered at South by Southwest, was nominated for a 2009 EMMY in the category of Public/Current/Community Affairs, received four Telly awards, and a Remi from the 2009 Worldfest – Houston Independent International Film Festival.

 In 2011 Aptekar’s company created Who’sHOU - a digitally driven multi-platform marketing effort offcially promoting Houston film, music and interactive at South by Southwest. Utilizing WordPress, embedded still photography, original video content, blogging and social media, this multidimensional approach typifies Karen’s  dynamic resourcefulness in bringing outstanding creative forces together. 

In 2011 and 2012 Aptekar produced the multi cam live stream for TEDxHouston and in 2011 Karen co-directed the TEDxHouston Welcome Video. Karen is VP New Media at Women in FIlm and Television Houston and manages multiple social media accounts on Twitter, Google Plus. Instagram, Facebook, Flickr  and Linkedin. 

In 2013 Karen began attending the MBA Program at The Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas and launched the eBay store  e-discountperfumes.She is currently developing a transmedia documentary project.
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  • Tisch School of the Arts