NEW YORK, NY – 02-19-2019 (PRDistribution.com) — Tricia Brouk, an award winning Director, Writer, Filmmaker, TEDx Producer and the Executive Producer of Speakers Who Dare, was just recently selected as Top Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over 2 decades of professional experience in the entertainment industry, Tricia has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a talented dynamic, results-driven leader, Tricia has demonstrated success not only as a director but has also applied her expertise to the art of public speaking and hosts The Big Talk, a podcast on iTunes, which was also listed on the Outstanding 100 podcasts of 2019 on the Data Bird Research Journal.Her impressive repertoire of prior roles have included Executive Producer of TEDxLincolnSquare, she choreographed Black Box on ABC, The Affair on Showtime, Rescue Me on Fox, and John Turturro’s Romance and Cigarettes.Tricia earned her BFA from Stephens College and is a member of The Forbes Business Council. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Tricia for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom and passion to the entertainment industry.She is humble, gracious, an inspiration to professionals all over the globe and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.” Throughout her illustrious career Tricia has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2019 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine, being considered for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award and was selected as Top Director of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).She was awarded a Golden Thumb Award from Roger Ebert for John Turturro’s Romance and Cigarettes.The series she directed, “Sublets” won Best Comedy at the Vancouver Web-Festival.The documentary short she directed and produced “This Dinner is Full”, was official selection at the New York Women in Film and Television Short Festival, as well as the NYC Independent Film Festival and “Right Livelihood: A Journey to Here, also produced and directed by Tricia is currently in Official Selection at the IndieFest in La Jolla. Tricia belongs to prestigious organizations such as the Dramatist Guild of America, New York Women in Film and Television, Screen Actor’s Guild, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, Association of Transformational Leadership and the League of Professional Women in Theater. Aside from her successful career, Tricia is also a sought after public speaker, speaking coach, published author and an active volunteer as a Choreographer of Visible Ink for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and produced a Benefit for Planned Parenthood, where she helped raise over $10,000 for the non-for-profit. Her current project The Big Talk Over Dinner is a new television series comprised of 6 episodes where she invites people to have dinner with her to discuss hard topics like, Race, Religion, Politics, Immigration, Leadership, Gender, Marriage and Arts and Entertainment, in order to show people how it’s possible to have mindful conversations while also having differing opinions. Looking back, Tricia attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her business endeavors.When not working, she enjoys cooking, traveling, mentoring young people, and spending time with her husband Joe. For the future, she hopes to continue to inspire and empower people with her work any way that she can.For more information on Tricia please visit: www.triciabrouk.com About IAOTPThe International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.comWatch Gala Video
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