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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.

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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...
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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. She currently oversees the production of AMC's forthcoming animated drama PANTHEON, as well as upcoming the series KEVIN CAN F*** HIMSELF starring Emmy Award-winner Annie Murphy and the stop motion animated series MEGA CITY SMITHS created by Steve Conrad. Before her time at AMC, Gillogly worked as an executive at Gerber Pictures, participating in the development of such projects as GRAN TORINO and A STAR IS BORN. Originally from Silver Spring, MD, Gillogly came to LA in 2001 to attend USC's School of Cinematic Arts. more...
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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...
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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...

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