Access our extensive collection of content crafted and curated for creators and filmmakers, participate in our Master Classes and online events, and enter our Monthly Challenge.
During these difficult times, we are pleased to make our Master Classes and many online events open to all members. We also offer need-based scholarships for all of our courses. Please help us continue to offer these benefits, if you are able, by making a donation.
INCLUDED IN COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP
Video Library & Learning Pathways
Exclusive Sundance Co//ab-created learning videos, Master Class and online event recordings to help develop your craft
Extensive curated resources cover all aspects of writing, directing, and producing in fiction and nonfiction across all mediums
Online Master Classes
Monthly live, three-hour online Master Classes with industry leaders offer a deeper dive on different areas of the craft
Live, one-hour online events feature industry leaders on a variety of topics
A chance to share your work and win a one-on-one mentoring session with a Sundance Advisor, an annual Creator Membership, and a Final Draft screenwriting software license (12 months)
Monthly virtual meetups with a Sundance Advisor reviewing Creator Member-submitted works, followed by opportunity to connect with other creators
Opportunities & Events
An exclusive calendar of curated opportunities and events for creators and filmmakers
Sundance Co//ab is a digital artist initiative of the Sundance Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film, media, and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and introduce audiences to their new work. All Membership fees directly support this mission.
Frequently Asked Questions
Subscription Plans FAQs
You do not need to pay to join Sundance Co//ab. Everyone is welcome to join Sundance Co//ab as a free Community Member to:
- Participate in monthly live, online Master Class;
- Watch our learning videos and Master Class recordings;
- View our Learning Pathways;
- Access our curated resources;
- Join our free online events;
- Enter our Monthly Challenge; and
- Engage with the community.
If you’d like a deeper engagement, Sundance Co//ab Creator Membership is available through a Monthly ($10/month) or Annual ($99/year) payment. Creator Members can:
- Post work-in-progress to Share Your Work for valuable feedback from a Sundance Advisor and the Sundance Co//ab community;
- Participate in Advisor Q&A Live online events;
- Participate in online Writing Groups (coming soon); and
- Submit questions during Sundance Advisor Office Hours (coming soon).
For anyone looking for more direct, hands-on experience, we offer 8- and 9-week interactive, online courses that will place you in a live, digital classroom with Sundance Advisors. (Recordings are made available as well for those who can’t make it to the live session or want to review sessions.) An application must be submitted to participate and courses fees apply. A limited number of need-based scholarships are offered. (Scholarship application details are included on every course description page.)
A Course Pass Membership ($795) is available for those seeking the highest level of engagement across Sundance Co//ab. Course Pass Members receive all Community and Creator Member benefits plus:
- Free registration in all self-paced Online Courses;
- Free registration in your first live Online Course*;
- 50% discount on all subsequent live Online Courses*; and
- Final Draft screenwriting software (12-month digital license).
A limited number of need-based scholarships are offered for Courses Pass Membership. Please apply from the Course Pass membership page.
Yes, we offer a limited number of need-based scholarships for Course Pass memberships only. A Course Pass membership entitles the holder to receive free registration in all self-paced courses; free registration in their first live Online Course; 50% off all subsequent Online Courses; a 12-month digital license to Final Draft screenwriting software; plus all the benefits of a Creator Membership.
You can apply for a scholarship from the Course Pass membership page.
We also offer full and partial need-based scholarships to our live Online Courses. You can apply for those scholarships from each course page.
Yes, you can choose to upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your Membership plan at any time. When you are logged in, simply select the “Change Your Plan” button next to the profile icon in the top right corner of your screen to view all of the options available to you.
Some special offers may include a free trial period. You will be required to enter a credit card to open your account, but it will not be billed for a membership until your free trial period is over.
Cancel your membership at any time prior to the end of the free trial period and your credit card will not be billed.
During the free trial period you will be able to experience all Creator Member benefits on the site. We will send you a reminder email three (3) days prior to the end of your free trial period.