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 us for our next Advisor Q&A Live with award-winning filmmaker, novelist, playwright, essayist and professor of screenwriting at Columbia University, Trey Ellis (HOLY MACKEREL, THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN, GOOD FENCES). Trey will guide us through how to build your storytelling toolbox, a resource for techniques and strategies that will inspire your screenwriting process and strengthen your stories. We’ll learn effective practices for adapting material and hear his thoughts for channeling your emotions into your work.

Trey Ellis is an Emmy and Peabody winning filmmaker, American Book Award Winning novelist, playwright, essayist and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Most recently, he is an Executive Producer of the HBO documentary TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON'S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY and last year’s KING IN THE WILDERNESS also for HBO. more...

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