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Kickstart your creative journey


Monthly Master Classes

Delve deeper into aspects of craft with these monthly 3-hour live, online workshops with industry experts. Free to register with the recording available for viewing up to 48 hours after the event.

Public Online Events

Listen in on craft- and industry-focused live conversations and panels featuring creatives and industry leaders in our Creator Meetups, Advisor Q&As, and In Conversation online events. You can also add some discipline to your craft by joining us for an hour of dedicated writing in our Writers’ Cafe every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and meet other writers in optional breakout rooms.

Sundance Insider Sessions

Sundance Institute staff answers your questions and guides you through the process of applying to our Labs, grants and Festivals. Free to register with the recording available for viewing up to 48 hours after the event.

Video Library

Develop your craft and industry knowledge with more than 300 Sundance Collab-created learning videos and online event recordings.

Curated Resources & Opportunities

Extensive curated resources and opportunities cover all aspects of writing, directing, and producing in fiction and documentary across all mediums.

Share Your Work for peer feedback

Get peer feedback and connect with other filmmakers in our “Share Your Work” collaborative space.

Monthly Challenges

Exercise your creative skills and share your work for a chance to win a one-on-one mentoring session with a Sundance Advisor, an annual Creator+ Membership, and a Final Draft screenwriting software license.

Learning Pathways

Explore our collection of resources in Screenwriting, Directing, Producing and Documentary Film to deepen your craft.

Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription Plans FAQs

Do I have to pay to join Sundance Collab?

You do not need to pay to join Sundance Collab. Everyone is welcome to join Sundance Collab as a free Community member to:

  • Participate in monthly live, online Master Class;
  • Watch our learning videos;
  • View our Learning Pathways;
  • Access our curated resources and opportunities;
  • Join our public online events; and
  • Enter our Monthly Challenge
I’d like to be more involved. What are the Sundance Collab membership options?

If you’d like a deeper engagement, Sundance Collab Creator+ membership is available through a monthly ($10/month) or annual ($99/year) payment. Creator+ members can:

  • Join post-event community breakout sessions;
  • Get exclusive invitations to Collab Connect networking sessions and Sundance Insider sessions with Institute program staff;
  • Schedule office hours with a Sundance Advisor;
  • Join exclusive Q&A sessions with Sundance Advisors; 
  • Access to on-demand Master Classes; and
  • Receive lab application discounts
Do you offer scholarships for Sundance Collab memberships?

No, we do not currently offer scholarships for Sundance Collab memberships. We do offer full and partial need-based scholarships to our live online courses, which can be found on every course application by clicking "I want to apply for a course scholarship

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.

To cancel your membership, please go to “Purchases” from the drop-down menu under the profile icon on the top right corner of your screen. Select the “Cancel” button next to your subscription. The “Cancel” button will disappear as confirmation of your selection

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.