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. 


Join acclaimed American screenwriter, playwright, and producer, Patricia Resnick, in this 90-minute deep dive into the art and craft of pitching for film and television. Drawing from years of industry experience, she will delve into the essential elements of a compelling pitch to help you captivate and convince key decision-makers.


Patricia Resnick is an acclaimed American screenwriter, playwright, and producer, best known for her work on the iconic film 9 TO 5. Resnick has had a distinguished career in Hollywood, contributing to many successful films and television projects including A Wedding and Quintet which she co-wrote for her mentor Robert Altman, and shows like Mad Men, Tales of the City for Netflix and FX’s Better Things.


In this Advisor Studio, Resnick will cover everything that needs to be included in both a feature and television series pitch, from the elevator pitch (logline), to the series bible or three act feature treatment, including the differences between TV and feature film pitches. She will also present what NOT to do in a pitch, and tips and tricks for pitching more comfortably in person or on Zoom. The session will also offer time for an interactive Q&A.


Whether you’re preparing to pitch to buyers, investors or collaborators, this Advisor Studio will provide you with an opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business and elevate your pitching skills.



If you would benefit from an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please complete this form, contact us at (435) 776-7790, or email us at accessibility@sundance.org to discuss your specific requests. Every effort will be made to accommodate advance requests; requests made within 5 days of the event may not be guaranteed.


Live event registration for Sundance Collab Advisor Studios is free of charge. A recording of this event will be posted to our Video Library the next business day following the event. All registered attendees can watch the recording for two business days after it is posted. After that, on-demand access to the recording can be purchased for $5.

Writer / Producer
Patricia Resnick is an acclaimed American screenwriter, playwright, and producer, best known for her work on the iconic film 9 TO 5. Resnick has had a distinguished career in Hollywood, contributing to many successful films and television projects. more...
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
Katherine "Kat" Street is an LA-based award-winning filmmaker and Philadelphia native. A cinephile at heart, she writes female-driven stories with complex (oftentimes damaged) main characters, centered around self-discovery, self-love, and belonging. She has written numerous short-form projects, including original shorts, pilots, and features. She wrote and directed the dramatic short film “Cycles,” which received festival recognition in both acting and best romantic short. She also created her award-winning flagship web series "The New Adult,” which is currently streaming on Kweli TV. Kat is a Stowe Story Lab SAGIndie Fellow and a participant in the BlackMagic Collective Emerging Filmmakers Initiative. In 2021, she founded the Black Film Challenge, a project that showcases filmmakers of African descent and the movies they create. She earned her BFA from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a concentration in Cinematography and has literary representation with Culture Creative Entertainment. more...

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