Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer, Search Party, Stella) is a writer, director, producer, and performer whose work spans sketch comedy, TV, features, and webseries. Join Michael in this Sundance Co//ab Webinar about Directing Comedy, focusing on his acclaimed box office hit The Big Sick starring Kumail Nanjiani and his upcoming film The Love Birds starring Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani. Jordana Molick, President of Production for Semi-Formal Productions and a former Sundance Institute Creative Producing Fellow moderated the conversation. 

Director, Writer, Producer
Michael Showalter is a director, writer, and producer who most recently directed the 2017 hit THE BIG SICK. Previously he directed and co-wrote the 2016 film HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS starring Sally Field. Showalter's first film was the THE BAXTER (2005) starring Michelle Williams and Justin Theroux. more...
Jordana Mollick is a Los Angeles-based producer. She has been a partner at Haven Entertainment since 2013, but has most recently joined forces with Michael Showalter to form Semi-Formal Productions. At Haven Entertainment, Jordana produced HELLO MY NAME IS DORIS starring Sally Field and directed by Michael Showalter. She Executive Produced NIGHT OWLS, starring Adam Pally and Rosa Salazar. Jordana also produced LIFE PARTNERS, directed by Susanna Fogel and starring Leighton Meester & Gillian Jacobs. more...

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