Advisor Studio sessions feature intimate, moderated conversations with Sundance Advisors who are working artists and media industry professionals that contribute their expertise to the Collab community via courses, classes, office hours and events. In the Studio events, Advisors share field experiences and insights into their specific areas of craft, including writing, directing and producing for TV and film.
The business of filmmaking is still settling into a new normal while the demand for content continues to grow. In this special conversation with Endeavor Content agent and producer, Kevin Iwashina (JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI, LONG SHOT, FRANK & LOLA), we explore how to navigate the independent film market in a post-COVID world. We discuss how to approach funding, prepare a compelling pitch presentation and strategies to attract the attention of agents and financiers. Kevin also shares advice on the opportunities available to filmmakers in the sales and distribution spaces, along with best practices for setting yourself up for success in selling your next film.