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/Interdisciplinary Media, Documentary, Producing and Film Music.
In this video from the 2021 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.
Other conversations in this ongoing series include those with editors Michelle Tesoro, Joi McMillon, Teri Shropshire & Dylan Tichenor; cinematographers Stephen Goldblatt, Robert Elswit, Brad Young and Charlotte Bruus Christensen; writer/director Miguel Arteta, writer/director Walter Salles, writer/director Randa Haines and more.