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.
With three decades of experience and nearly 300 film and television credits, casting director Avy Kaufman has worked with some of the greatest visionaries of our time including Ang Lee, Robert Redford, Steven Spielberg, Jodie Foster, and Ridley Scott. Join us for a very special conversation as Avy takes us behind the scenes and into the world of casting. We’ll discuss how she collaborates with the director, finds talent, and approaches the audition process. We’ll also explore best practices for how to cast when resources are limited and budgets are tight. This vibrant conversation will give you a rare opportunity to learn from one of the most well-respected and sought after casting directors in the world.