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.

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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.


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

Online Events

Live, one-hour online events feature industry leaders on a variety of topics

Monthly Challenges

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)

Online Meetups

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

Do I have to pay to join Sundance Co//ab?

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.

I’d like to be more involved. What are the Sundance Co//ab membership options?

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 our Artist-in-Residence and the Sundance Co//ab community;
  • Participate in Advisor Q&A Live online events; and
  • Submit questions during Sundance Co//ab Office Hours.

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 courses; 
  • Free registration in your first live, online course*; 
  • 50% discount on all subsequent live, online courses*; and  
  • Final Draft screenwriting software.

    (* Space is limited and not guaranteed; acceptance into any course is based on the current application process and at the discretion of the Sundance team.. See our Terms of Use.)

    A limited number of need-based scholarships are offered for Course Pass Membership. Please apply from the Course Pass membership page.

    Do you offer scholarships for Sundance Co//ab memberships?

    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; Final Draft screenwriting software license; 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.

    Can I cancel or change my plan at any time?

    Yes, you can choose to upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your membership plan at any time. (Please note that we cannot provide partial refunds for annual memberships if they are canceled before their end date.) 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 for upgrade. To cancel your membership, click on your initials/image in the upper right corner, go to "Purchases", then select "Cancel" next to the Subscription. If it works, the Cancel option will disappear.

    How does a free trial period work?

    Some special offers for Creator Membership 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 membership until your free trial period is over.

    Cancel your membership at any time before 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 before the end of your free trial period.