Sundance 2022 filmmakers including Olive Nwosu (Egungun), William David Caballero (Chilly and Milly) and Sky Hopkina (Kicking the Clouds)share the process of getting their short films made and seen, from conception through Sundance exhibition, and reveal a sneak peek of their films from this year's festival. This candid discussion will be moderated by Collab's Director of Content, Liz Nord. Following the conversation, we invite attendees to stay for casual networking in breakout rooms. 



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Moderator
New York, NY, USA
Liz Nord is a documentarian, journalist, and multi-platform producer who has created and shown work across the globe. She is currently Director of Content here at Sundance Collab, where she develops resources in multiple formats and featuring top-tier industry talent for a global cohort of emerging filmmakers. She is also creator and editor of Sundance's The Muse, a biweekly journal for Screenwriters and Storytellers. more...
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Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians) was born and raised in Ferndale, Washington and spent a number of years in Palm Springs and Riverside, CA, Portland, OR, and Milwaukee, WI. In Portland he studied and taught chinuk wawa, a language indigenous to the Lower Columbia River Basin. His video, photo, and text work centers around personal positions of Indigenous homeland and landscape, designs of language as containers of culture expressed through personal, documentary, and non-fictional forms of media. more...
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Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Olive Nwosu is a BAFTA Pigott 2020 Scholar, Alex Sichel Fellow at Columbia University School of the Arts, and one of four ‘African Promises’ directors selected by the Institut Français. Olive has written and directed two award-winning short films. more...
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William D. Caballero is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, writer, Guggenheim Fellow, and Creative Capital Awardee. Born in Coney Island, New York and raised in North Carolina, Caballero obtained the Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship in 2001, and returned to New York City where he graduated from Pratt Institute (BFA Digital Art, 2006, Minor in Art History ) and New York University (MA The Arts and Humanities in Education, 2008), graduating Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude, respectively. more...

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