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.

Join writer/producer John Lopez (STRANGE ANGEL, SEVEN SECONDS) as he delves into the process of developing a TV show from the pilot to the series outline. Lopez shares his writing tips on getting started; creating compelling, relatable characters; mapping the story and character arcs; crafting a story world, theme and tone; and strategies to navigate notes and the rewriting process.

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A Los Angeles native, John Lopez has covered film and the arts for Grantland, Vanity Fair online and Bloomberg Business Week. His short Plan B, starring Randall Park and Rosa Salazar, was a finalist in the NBC Short Cuts Film festival. more...

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