An interactive webinar featuring the Sundance Program Leads who will demystify the Sundance Lab selection process and experience. Learn about the different labs we offer, how they offer sustained support to artists, and what makes a strong submission.
Director, Film Forward
Meredith Lavitt has over 20 years experience working in the independent film arena and with emerging creatives. Lavitt is the director of Sundance Institute's Sundance Ignite program, which cultivates and supports a new generation of filmmakers.
Creative Producing Initiatives Director
Anne Lai is Director of Creative Producing & Artist Support in the Feature Film Program at Sundance Institute, focusing on discovering and nurturing emerging independent producers, screenwriters, and directors in narrative features.
Jennifer Goyne Blake
Senior Manager of the Episodic Program
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Directory, Film Music Program
Peter Golub is the composer of numerous works for film, the concert hall, theatre and dance. His film scores include: FROZEN RIVER (directed by Courtney Hunt and nominated for 2 Academy Awards); THE LARAMIE PROJECT (for HBO); THE GREAT DEBATERS (directed by Denzel Washington and co-composed with James Newton Howard); WORDPLAY; COUNTDOWN TO ZERO; SOUND OF A DREAM; and SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME (dir. by Chloe Zhao).
Senior Manager for the Native American and Indigenous Program
Maya Solis-Austin (Pascua Yaqui/Blackfeet) serves as Senior Manager for the Native American and Indigenous Program at Sundance Institute, a non-profit organization that supports the development of Independent stories for the screen.
Feature Film Labs Director
For the past 19 years, llyse McKimmie has served as a key staff member of Sundance Institute's Feature Film Program. As Labs Director, she leads the outreach and selection process for U.S.-based filmmakers for the Screenwriters and Directors Labs, provides continuous support to alumni filmmakers, and leads the program's outreach and inclusion initiatives, including the Screenwriters Intensive.
Director of Labs and Artist Support Programs
Kristin Feeley oversees five Sundance Documentary Creative Labs annually, co-programs the Sundance Creative Producing Summit, and the Fellows Program at Sundance Film Festival, which serves over 150 artists annually.