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Alesia Abatie
Producer and Writer

Alesia Abatie

Meet Alesia Abatie, a veteran freelance producer and production manager with 25 years of experience, contributing to renowned projects like “Independence Day”, “This is LA”, and more, now guiding industry newcomers as a consultant and proud partner of First Entertainment.

Alesia Abatie has had a remarkable 25-year career as a freelance producer and production manager. She has a very long list of credits, including Independence Day, This is LA, This is SF, and she has worked with CBS, NBC, UPN, Turner Network, Radiant Television, and Kling Street Productions. Alesia was inspired to give back to others as she reflected on her own journey in production. She is currently sharing her experience and expertise as a consultant helping others on their path in the industry. We are thrilled that Alesia chose First Entertainment as her financial partner. Meet Alesia in our new Members Stories spotlight!

How does First Entertainment benefit you as a creator of entertainment?

“They understand freelancers.”

How would you compare your experiences with First Entertainment with other financial institutions that you have banked with?

“100% better. High fees and banks just don’t understand freelancers.”

What has your experience been like using our digital banking?

“Yes. It is very helpful!”

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