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 will moderate 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.