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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, six industry executives reveal how the recent turmoil -- mergers, reorganizations, new services and platforms--has reshaped the TV marketplace. Led by moderators Sarah Timberman and Dante Di Loreto, panelists Carrie Gillogly, Yvette Urbina, Kathryn Tyus-Adair and Justin Rosenblatt share their roadmap for navigating this new landscape. They reveal what they're looking for, what works for them in a pitch and discuss why some buyers prefer an ongoing series over a limited series. They discuss the value of packaging a project and emphasize that well-crafted, compelling characters, quality content and a unique voice trumps all. The insight they share into the buyers' perspective and process will benefit anyone seeking to sell a tv series in today's marketplace.

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

Co-Head and SVP of Scripted Programming, AMC Networks
Carrie Gillogly is the Co-Head and SVP of Scripted Programming at AMC Networks. In this role she oversees the development and production of AMC scripted series. Since joining the company in 2012, Gillogly has notably overseen such AMC series as INTO THE BADLANDS, THE TERROR, THE SON, and the recent DISPATCHES FROM ELSEWHERE. more...
Programming Leader / Producer
Yvette Urbina is a proven programming leader with a producer background - the right mix of creativity and business and a driving force behind iconic series like THE O.C., THAT '70s SHOW and KING OF THE HILL as well as the Emmy Award-winning live-action Nickelodeon comedy, NICKY, RICKY DICKY & DAWN. more...
Senior Vice President of Original Programming, STARZ
As a STARZ Senior Vice President of Original Programming, Kathryn Tyus-Adair has championed the development and production of a wide range of programming for the network's premium cable audience, including POWER, OUTLANDER, VIDA, THE SPANISH PRINCESS, as well as upcoming series BLINDSPOTTING, RUN THE WORLD, DANGEROUS LIASONS, STEP UP, and BLACK MAFIA FAMILY. more...
SVP, Alternative & Comedy Content for ViacomCBS' Entertainment & Youth Group
Justin Rosenblatt is the SVP, Alternative & Comedy Content for ViacomCBS' Entertainment & Youth Group. Portfolio includes Comedy Central, MTV, Paramount Network, Smithsonian Channel, Pop TV, CMT, VH1, TV Land and Logo. more...
Writer / Producer
Dante Di Loreto is an American writer and Emmy Award-winning producer, best known for executive producing the 20th Century Fox series GLEE and the FX series AMERICAN HORROR STORY. Di Loreto was President of Production for Ryan Murphy Television and currently serves as Scripted President at FreemantleMedia North America. more...
Producer
Sarah Timberman and her Timberman/Beverly Productions partner, Carl Beverly, recently finished production on the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Netflix limited series, UNBELIEVABLE (based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning Marshall Project/ProPublica article, "An Unbelievable Story of Rape" ) with writer/director Susannah Grant, as well as the the seventh season of their long-running CBS series, ELEMENTARY, the fourth season of the critically acclaimed Showtime series, MASTERS OF SEX (based on Tom Maier's biography of noted sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson), and the sixth and final season of the award-winning FX series, JUSTIFIED (based on Elmore Leonard's FIRE IN THE HOLE). more...

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