In our Insider Sessions, Sundance Institute staff answer your questions and guide you through the process of applying to our labs, grant opportunities and the Sundance Film Festival.

For this Insider Session, join Feature Film Program Deputy Director Ilyse McKimmie and Sundance Lab alum Vuk Lungulov-Klotz (Mutt) for an informational session about applying for Feature Film Development Track programs and fellowships. Get an inside look into the Sundance Lab experience from Vuk’s personal experience attending the 2017 Screenwriters Intensive and 2018 Screenwriters Lab, before eventually premiering Mutt at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.

The conversation will be followed by a live Q&A session to answer your questions surrounding the application process for this year's development track. If you're planning to apply, bring your questions about what we look for in an application, the right time to apply, the specifics of our programs, and more.

Los Angeles, CA, USA
llyse McKimmie has served as a key staff member of Sundance Institute's Feature Film Program since 1999. As Deputy Director, she leads the outreach and selection process for U.S.-based filmmakers for the Screenwriters and Directors Labs and the Screenwriters Intensive, and oversees the design and execution of those programs. more...
Vuk Lungulov-Klotz (writer/director) is a Chilean Serbian filmmaker. With his feature film script, MUTT, he is an alum of the Sundance Institute Labs, the Inside Out Financing Forum, and was a top five finalist for the Tribeca / AT&T Untold Stories Grant. MUTT premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Award and won a Special Jury Prize for Acting. more...

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