Go behind the scenes to learn from Sundance Advisors in our new Conversations from the Labs series. This collection of 90-minute videos will deepen your understanding of all the creative disciplines that are supported through our Labs including Feature Film Directing and Writing, TV Writing, Emerging Media, Documentary, Producing, Film Music, and Theatre. with many of our Lab advisors.
In this video from the 2020 Directors Lab, Feature Film Program Deputy Director Ilyse McKimmie leads a discussion with veteran Casting Directors Maribeth Fox, Jodi Angstreich, Richard Hicks, and Eyde Belasco. They explain what draws them to a project, the right time to bring a casting director on board, and the search process. They also provide insights into discovering new talent and collaborating with directors to find the best fit for a role.
More conversations in this series include actor/director Ed Harris, writer/director Karyn Kusama, writer/director Rick Famuyiwa, editor Dylan Tichenor, and others.