“My brother and I struggled for 10 years making bad pieces of art until we hit that first $3 movie that got into Sundance Film Festival." That seven-minute short film "This is John" launched the careers of the Duplass brothers, who have gone on to direct 10 feature films, create multiple television shows and produce more than 40 movies. In this exclusive Sundance Co//ab Webinar, Jay & Mark Duplass will tell you how they made their audience favorite THE PUFFY CHAIR on a micro-budget and how you can also make films that connect to audiences, not your bank account.

Filmmaker/ Actor
Mark Duplass is an award-winning actor, filmmaker and producer. He and his brother Jay first gained recognition in the early 2000’s for writing, directing and producing several acclaimed independent and studio films, including THE PUFFY CHAIR, BAGHEAD, CYRUS, and JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME. more...
Filmmaker/ Actor
Jay Duplass was first recognized in the early 2000’s for writing, directing and producing several award winning independent and studio films with his brother Mark, such as THE PUFFY CHAIR, CYRUS, and JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME. more...
Producer
Rebecca Katz is a producer based in Los Angeles working at Votiv, a development finance and production company. For nearly six years, Rebecca worked at Sundance Institute in both the Programming Department and Feature Film Program (FFP). more...

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