In Advisor Studio sessions, Sundance Collab Advisors share field experiences and insights into their specific areas of craft, including writing, directing and producing for TV and film.

Talent representative Josh Goldenberg reviews strategies for breaking into the film and television business and building a career in a changing industry. As a partner at Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment, Josh has managed the careers of writers and directors across film, TV and theater. In this informative conversation, we explore the roles of agents, managers, lawyers, and producers—explaining their differences and interconnectivity. Josh shares his tips on how to seek representation, when you should do so, and how to best prepare for your meeting. Josh also shares his advice on how to build your career around these key relationships and how he foresees the entertainment business evolving during these challenging times.

Josh Goldenberg grew up in South Florida where he wanted to be an actor from the age of 7. He went to Northwestern to pursue that path but after two back-to-back summer internships, he realized he'd rather be on the business side of things. He started his career at Marc Platt Productions (LA LA LAND, "WICKED" etc) and Karz Entertainment (VALENTINE'S DAY), which lead to a Vice President position at Red Wagon Entertainment (THE GREAT GATSBY, DIVERGENT). After selling a movie with one of Kaplan/Perrone's clients, they pitched the idea of management and brought him over - he's been there for 8 years now after spending 7 years in development. more...

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