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Go behind the scenes to learn from Sundance Advisors in our new Conversations from the Labs series. This collection of 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.

Production Designers are tasked with the huge responsibility of building the visual world of a film, from the largest decisions on set design and location to the intimate details of every prop in a character’s home. In this conversation from the 2020 Director’s Lab, Inbal Weinberg (Suspiria, I Know This Much Is True) leads a conversation with fellow Production Designers Akin McKenzie (Weiner Dog, When They See Us) and Beth Mickle (Half Nelson, Drive) on their roles and individual working styles, their collaboration with directors and cinematographers, managing stress during production, and working with both cast and crew to achieve a successful design on a movie.

More conversations in this series include actor/director Ed Harris, writer/director Karyn Kusama, writer/director Rick Famuyiwa, editor Dylan Tichenor, and others.

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