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Go behind the scenes to learn from Sundance Advisors in our 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 Theater.

In this video, five tv showrunners reflect on their creative journeys and share advice for emerging creators. Join Erica Rivinoja, Graham Yost, Teresa Hsiao, LaToya Morgan and Charles "Chic" Eglee as they recount their experiences writing and developing series across genres. You'll learn about their individual writing process, what makes a compelling idea for a series and the essential ingredients for a solid pilot. They reveal what they look for when staffing for a show and share insights about the writers' room. This conversation will benefit anyone seeking to create and write tv series.

Other conversations in the series include those with editor Dylan Tichenor, actor/director Ed Harris, writer/director Karyn Kusama, writer/director/producer Kasi Lemmons, cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt, and others.

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