Sundance Advisor-in-Residence

Simone Ling

Creative Producer / Story Consultant / Educator

Straddling the studio and indie worlds as a creative producer and story consultant, Simone has a particular interest in supporting diverse voices and filmmakers behind and in front of the camera. Producing credits include Aurora Guerrero’s Spirit Award-nominated MOSQUITA Y MARI, and Anahita Ghazvinizadeh’s THEY, an Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for a Queer Palm and Camera d’Or. A member of the Producers Guild of America, MPEG, and BAFTA/LA, she sits on BAFTA’s New Talent and Scholarship Committee. A TAP (Transatlantic Partners), Film Independent Fast Track, Tribeca TFI Network, Independent Film Forum No Borders Fellow, and WIF/Sundance Fellow, she is a Fulbright Scholar with Masters degrees from the University of Oxford and Stanford University. An advisor for Sundance Collab’s Producing and Screenwriting courses, and an Outreach Consultant for the Sundance Institute, she has additionally been a facilitator for Cine Qua Non’s Script Revision Lab, and is a Senior Lecturer and Creative Mentor at the American Film Institute Conservatory. More

Rafael Agustín
Writer
Deanna Barillari
Producer
Rodrigo Barriuso
Director
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jongnic Bontemps
Film‌ ‌Composer
Los Angeles, California, United States
Darcy Brislin
Writer‌/‌Producer
Bernardo Britto
Filmmaker
Sheldon Candis
Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Director
New York, New York, United States
Christina Choe
Director
Bronwyn Cornelius
Producer
Jim Cummings
Writer‌/‌Director‌/‌Producer‌/‌Actor
Meredith Danluck
Screenwriter
Los Angeles, California, United States
Hadi Nicholas Deeb
Antonio Méndez Esparza
Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director‌/‌Professor
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Jinho Ferreira
Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Rapper‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Actor
Sydney Freeland
Writer‌/‌Director
Éva Gárdos
Editor‌/‌‌ ‌Director
Los Angeles, California, United States
Howard Gertler
Producer
Lindsay Gossling
Director‌/‌Writer‌/‌Producer
Alistair Banks Griffin
Writer‌/‌Director
Chinaka Hodge
Writer
Oakland, California, United States
Anna Rose Holmer
Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director
Eimi Imanishi
Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director
New York, New York, United States
Megha Kadakia
Filmmaker
Maryam Keshavarz
Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director
Daniel Kwan
Director
Erin Lau
Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Director‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Producer
Jefery Levy
Writer‌/‌Director‌/‌Producer
Bing Liu
Director
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Crystal Liu
Writer
Los Angeles, California, United States
Adam Bhala Lough
Director‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Producer
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jake Mahaffy
Filmmaker
Adam Mansbach
Screenwriter
Sam Marks
Playwright
Stefany
Actor‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Laura Moss
Director‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Screenwriter
Alex O'Flinn
Editor
Edson Shundi Oda
Writer‌/‌Director
Anthony Onah
Filmmaker
Melissa Painter
Filmmaker
Natalie Qasabian
Producer
Jennifer Reeder
Filmmaker
Matty Rich
Director‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Producer‌/‌‌ ‌Actor‌ ‌
Los Angeles, California, United States
Mark Elijah Rosenberg
Director‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Editor‌/‌‌ ‌Producer
Bianca Sams
Actor‌,‌‌ ‌Writer
Kate Spurgeon
Writer‌/‌Actor‌/‌Producer
Neil Trevithick
Rudy Valdez
Director
Dyana Winkler
Mishna Wolff
Author‌/‌‌ ‌Screenwriter
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rachel Wolther
Writer‌/‌‌ ‌Director
New York, New York, United States
Jeremiah Zagar
Director
Seth Paradox
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌/‌‌/‌‌ ‌Screenwriter
Los Angeles, California, United States
Malikkah Rollins
Community‌ ‌Leader
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Meedo
Director‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌‌ ‌Sundance‌ ‌Collab‌ ‌Community‌ ‌Leader
Los Angeles, California, United States
Richard Heredia-Arriaga
Community‌ ‌Leader‌,‌‌ ‌‌ ‌Writer‌/‌Director
Los Angeles, California, United States
Caroline Hoover
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Screenwriter
Los Angeles, California, United States
Eboni Zamani
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Director‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Photographer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Linda Wei
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌‌ ‌‌ ‌Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Director
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Shani Pride
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌‌ ‌Writer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Producer‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Actor
New York, New York, United States
Aaron Jin
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌‌ ‌‌ ‌Actor‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Writer‌ ‌
Seattle, WA, United States
Chris Ashwell
Community‌ ‌Leader‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Director‌ ‌‌/‌‌ ‌Producer
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States