Veteran Producers share their advice on getting started as a producer and staying in the game
Learn how to give shape and form to the outline/treatment you created in Screenwriting Level 1 with an experienced screenwriter as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 2 course, you will continue to develop your outline and create a working draft of the first act of your screenplay. Sessions include presentations, interactive exercises, discussions of your works-in-progress, and a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project. Eligibility Requirement: Completion of Sundance Co//ab Screenwriting Level 1 course or completion of at least one feature screenplay as the writer.
Learn how to give shape and form to the work you started in TV Writing Level 1 with an experienced TV writer as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 2 course, you will work on developing your idea into a pilot and series outline. Sessions 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. Eligibility Requirement: Completion of Sundance Co//ab TV Writing Level 1 course or completion of at least one pilot script as the writer.
Crafting an ending that's both inevitable and surprising is very challenging. Select a feature film (well known, if possible) that ended in an unsatisfying way and rewrite the final scene. Sponsored by Final Draft
Fixed Births is a scene introducing one of the three main characters and the world of a dystopian feature film I am currently working on. Initially, this scene is from a series of dystopian science fiction short stories I wrote.
A Los Angeles native, John Lopez has covered film and the arts for Grantland, Vanity Fair online and Bloomberg Business Week. His short Plan B, starring Randall Park and Rosa Salazar, was a finalist in the NBC Short Cuts Film festival.
Our Sundance Co//ab Advisor is here to give you feedback on your work in progress in Share Your Work and answer your questions in Advisor Q&A. Check out the artist's full biography and recommended resources.
Prolific writers talk about how they write across features, TV, and theatre, and how these changing mediums can influence story
Writer, Director, Producer
Sundance Institute Shorts Programmer Mike Plante breaks down how he curates the Sundance Festival shorts and what makes a successful film.
Senior Programmer, Sundance Festival
Short film directors share their essential top tips for anyone who wants to make a short film.
Emerging feature film directors share their mistakes and struggles along the way to creating their first fiction features.
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