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Producing Level 1: Your Independent Film
Registration is open until October 28, 2019

Learn the hands-on tools of creative producing for independent fiction films – from development to financing to budgeting and more – with an accomplished producer as your guide. Participants should come prepared with a project that they plan to produce. Sessions in this eight-week, Level 1 course include presentations/discussions, interactive exercises, a case study with a renowned Advisor from the Sundance network, and a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.


The course will take place in our virtual classroom Mondays, Oct 28 - Dec 9, 8AM - 10AM PT, except week of Nov 18 which will be a Tuesday class. Applications for this course are being accepted until October 7th. Class size is limited to 30 participants. All online class sessions are recorded for registered participants who are unable to attend live.

Lead Instructor
Karin Chien is a producer & distributor committed to championing independent voices. Karin is the recipient of the inaugural Cinereach Producers Award, the 2010 Independent Spirit Producer’s Award and the producer of ten independent feature-length films, including STONES IN THE SUN (2012), JACK AND DIANE (2012), CIRCUMSTANCE (2011), THE EXPLODING GIRL (2009), BEYOND OUR DIFFERENCES (2008), THE MOTEL (2005) and ROBOT STORIES (2002). more...

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