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Live Event Invitations

Participate in craft- and industry-focused live conversations and panels featuring filmmakers and industry leaders, such as Gina Prince-Bythewood, Nanfu Wang, Roger Ross Williams, and Jason Blum. Free to attend.

Video Library

Deepen your film and television craft and industry knowledge with Sundance Collab-created videos on topics from writing and directing, producing and career strategies, in fiction and nonfiction forms, from experts such as Angelica Nwandu, Lena Waithe, Karyn Kusama, and Yance Ford. Did you miss one of our live events? Our full set of event recordings is also available for $5 per recording.

Curated Grants & Opportunities

Check out the Sundance Collab-curated list of film and media grants, labs, contests, and fellowships, updated regularly.

Filmmaker Toolkit

Access Sundance Collab-created and -curated articles, podcasts, worksheets, and toolkits to expand your filmmaking and episodic practice and help you move your project forward.

Master Class purchases

Join our three-hour in-depth, interactive online workshops focused on craft and career-building and led by renowned industry experts like Dawn Porter, Robin Swicord, Jenny Bicks, and Lesli Linka Glatter. Topics include fiction and documentary filmmaking, TV writing and production, and navigating and succeeding in the filmmaking industry. Both live attendance and recording available for $27 per Master Class.

Course registrations and applications

Check out our course offerings in screenwriting, directing, producing, documentary and career and business strategies led by filmmaking professionals. We offer live, self-paced, and on-demand formats.

Collab Community Forum

Log on to anytime and anywhere to connect with the community of Sundance Collab filmmakers about your work, career strategies, and get writing prompts, playlists, and more.

Writers’ Cafe

Join us for an hour of dedicated writing in our Writers’ Cafe every Friday, and meet other writers in optional breakout rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription Plans FAQs

Do I have to pay to join Sundance Collab?

No, you do not have to pay to join the Sundance Collab community, which allows you to:


  • Sign up for free live online events
  • Attend Writers’ Cafe every week.
  • Join Collab Community Forum.
  • Watch our Learn Now videos.
  • Access our Filmmaker Toolkit and directory of Grants & Opportunities.
  • Purchase a Master Class or live event recording.
  • Register or apply for a course.