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Patrick Jäger

Multi-Discipline Media Executive

Patrick Jäger was such a hit at last year's Film Festival that we are thrilled to announce he will be returning as our host once again! He's a seasoned media guru, entrepreneur, an IES Abroad Vienna alum, and multi-hyphenate creative who helps brands tell their stories and engage diverse audiences across multiple platforms and markets. Learn more about our host:

With over 25 years of experience in content creation,  Patrick recognizes how content has evolved from traditional media outlets to a vast array of mediums, sparking the launch of CORE Innovation Group in 2015. He is currently the CEO of the project management and consulting organization, which specializes in content, media, and sales funnel strategy and implementation for various clients, ranging from media and health to travel and retail.  He is also the co-founder of Your Pura Vida, a membership network connecting internationals living in Costa Rica with vetted service providers.

Adding to Patrick's notable accomplishments is his former role as head of development for Fixer Upper, the hit HGTV show starring Chip and Joanna Gaines. He has also worked on projects for MTV, USA Network, Nickelodeon, Food Network, Travel Channel, Oxygen, Game Show Network, A&E, Discovery, TLC, and Magnolia Network.