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Breaking into TV Writing with Lena Waithe & Tom Fontana

Tom Fontana

Writer

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Inside Look at Programming Shorts for the Sundance Film Festival

Mike Plante

Senior Programmer, Sundance Festival

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Directing Documentaries with Steve James & Bing Liu

Steve James

Director

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Living Your Truth As a Writer with Angelica Nwandu

Angelica Nwandu

Screenwriter, Media Mogul

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What Does a Producer Do?

Effie Brown

Producer

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Creative Producers: Best Practices for Pitching

Josh Penn

Producer

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Creative Producing with Mary Jane Skalski & Natalie Qasabian

Mary Jane Skalski

Producer

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The Screenwriting Process with Emerging Writers

Eimi Imanishi

Screenwriter

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A Day in the Life of a Screenwriter

Beth de Araújo

Screenwriter

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Making Your First Short: Top Tips

Mariama Diallo

Filmmaker

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Directing Actors with Joan Darling

Joan Darling

Director, Writer, Actress

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New Frontier: Storytelling at the Intersection of Art & Technology

Kamal Sinclair

New Frontier, Sundance Director

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How to Collaborate: from the Team Behind SEARCHING

Sev Ohanian

Producer, Writer

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Art & Activism

Silas Howard

Writer, Director

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The Art & Craft of Screenwriting with Scott Frank

Scott Frank

Screenwriter

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An Artist’s Journey with Cherien Dabis

Cherien Dabis

Filmmaker

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Non-Fiction Interviewing with Marina Zenovich, Part 1

Marina Zenovich

Filmmaker

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Non-Fiction Interviewing with Marina Zenovich, Part 2

Marina Zenovich

Filmmaker

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Screenwriting with Kasi Lemmons & Christopher Grant

Kasi Lemmons

Actress, Director, Writer

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Taika Waititi on Going From Indies to Hollywood

Taika Waititi

Filmmaker

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The Future of Indie TV with Steven Soderbergh & More

Steven Soderbergh

Writer, Director, Producer

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Telling Stories Across Multiple Formats with Michael Showalter & More

Michael Showalter

Writer, Director, Producer

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Getting Started as a Screenwriter with Scott Frank

Scott Frank

Screenwriter

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How to Write a Great Scene with Bill Wheeler

Bill Wheeler

Screenwriter

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Challenges for First Time Directors

Christina Choe

Writer, Director

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Screenwriter Liz Hannah on THE POST

Liz Hannah

Screenwriter

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Joan Tewkesbury on Getting Started

Joan Tewkesbury

Screenwriter

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The Fundamentals of Cinematography with Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto

Cinematographer

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Feature Editing with Dylan Tichenor

Dylan Tichenor

Editor

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Directing for TV with Lesli Linka Glatter

Lesli Linka Glatter

Director

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Composing for Film and TV with Mark Isham

Mark Isham

Composer

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Using Sound to Craft Meaning with Yance Ford

Yance Ford

Director, Producer

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Creating MOONLIGHT: A Case Study with Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins

Director

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The Music and Sounds of Catherine Hardwicke's Films

Catherine Hardwicke

Director

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The Basics of Being a Music Editor with Adam Smalley

Adam Smalley

Music Editor

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From Shorts to Showrunner with Desiree Akhavan

Desiree Akhavan

Writer, Director

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How to View Footage with Toby Shimin

Toby Shimin

Editor

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Ritesh Batra: THE LUNCHBOX Case Study

Ritesh Batra

Writer, Director

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Innovation & Adaptation with John August

John August

Screenwriter, Novelist, Software Developer

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Peter Sollett: RAISING VICTOR VARGAS Case Study

Peter Sollett

Director

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Quelle Horreur! Featuring Top Female Horror Directors

Ana Lily Amirpour

Writer, Director

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The Art of Nonfiction

Chai Vasarhelyi

Director, Producer

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Amplifying Story Through Music

Jodie Foster

Director

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Ryan Coogler & Jenna Wortham at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

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Collaborating for Success: The Producer & Director Relationship

Aneesh Chaganty

Writer/Director

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Brave Storytelling

Heather Rae

Producer, Director

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Making Short Films

Mike Plante

Senior Programmer, Sundance Institute

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Creative Producing with Stephanie Allain: Indies, Studios, Networks

Stephanie Allain

Producer

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Finding the Funny in TV Comedy with Ken Kwapis

Ken Kwapis

Director

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From Twitter to HBO: How Sujata Day Launched Her Career

Sujata Day

Actor/Writer

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BOYS DON'T CRY: A Case Study with Writer/Director Kimberly Peirce

Kimberly Ane Peirce

Writer/Director

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Producing Change with Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson

Moira Griffin

Moderator

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Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum on Composing for Film

Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum

Composer

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How to Build Your Career as a Creative Producer

Effie Brown

Producer

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Build and Sustain Your Producing Career with Carly Hugo and Matt Parker

Carly Hugo

Producer

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Creating Documentary Portraits with Jeff Malmberg

Jeff Malmberg

Filmmaker

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Making Documentaries Using Archival Footage with Penny Lane

Penny Lane

Filmmaker

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Making Brave Choices with Nonfiction Filmmaker Nanfu Wang

Nanfu Wang

Filmmaker

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Approaches to Handling Traumatic Material with Alexandria Bombach

Alexandria Bombach

Filmmaker

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The Elements of a Great Documentary Scene with Jonathan Oppenheim

Jonathan Oppenheim

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Film as Environmental Activism with Jeff Orlowski

Jeff Orlowski

Filmmaker

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Changing the Cultural Narrative with Heather Rae

Heather Rae

Producer

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Telling Globally Accessible Stories with Gurinder Chadha

Gurinder Chadha

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Building the Episodic World of DELHI CRIME with Richie Mehta

Richie Mehta

Writer/Director

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UNDER THE SHADOW: Developing Character and Story with Babak Anvari

Babak Anvari

Writer, Director, Producer

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Directing Actors for Comedy with Nisha Ganatra

Nisha Ganatra

Writer/ Director / Producer / Actor

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An Actor's Insights for Directors with Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate

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Actor Octavia Spencer on Preparing a Character

Octavia Spencer

Actor

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The Casting Process with Eyde Belasco

Eyde Belasco

Casting Director

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David Lowery: A GHOST STORY Case Study

David Lowery

Filmmaker

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Director/Actor Justin Chon on Working with Actors

Justin Chon

Screenwriter/Director

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A Producer is Always Selling with Anthony Bregman

Anthony Bregman

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Case Study: THE KITCHEN with Writer/Director Andrea Berloff

Andrea Berloff

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Conversation with Ava DuVernay: Art is Activism

Ava DuVernay

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Editing Early Cuts: Strategy & Communication with Terilyn Shropshire

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Writing Documentaries With Mark Monroe

Mark Monroe

Writer / Filmmaker

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Crafting Story for Audience with Mark Monroe

Mark Monroe

Writer / Filmmaker

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Director Alma Har'el on Making Award-Winning HONEY BOY

Alma Har'el

Director/ Producer/ Founder, Free the Bid

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The Rise of Documentaries with Kevin Iwashina

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Creating Creature Features: JD Dillard on Making SWEETHEART

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The Role of a Music Supervisor with John Houlihan

John Houlihan

Musical Supervisor

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How to Shoot a Fight Scene with Director Catherine Hardwicke

Catherine Hardwicke

Director

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Director Jay Roach Breaks Down the Elevator Scene In BOMBSHELL

Jay Roach

Director

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Director Rob Epstein on Crafting the Music of THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK

Rob Epstein

Advisor

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Creating TV Series YOU'RE THE WORST with Stephen Falk

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Directing Actors: Casting & Rehearsing with Karyn Kusama

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Directing Actors on Set with Karyn Kusama

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Making the $3 Movie with The Duplass Brothers

Mark Duplass

Filmmaker/ Actor

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Producer Sev Ohanian on Developing & Building Relationships

Sev Ohanian

Producer

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Making Music and Films with Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington

Advisor

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Media Mogul Angelica Nwandu on Finding Your Path, Forging Your Truth

Angelica Nwandu

Screenwriter, Media Mogul

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Studio Binder: How Jay Roach Directed that Insane Austin Powers Opening

Jay Roach

Advisor

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The Basics of Budgeting Fiction Films with Natalie Metzger

Natalie Metzger

Advisor

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The Art of Feedback: Giving and Receiving Notes

Franklin Leonard

Moderator

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Sundance Institute Short Film Session: San José

Mike Plante

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE STAFF: Senior Programmer

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Evolving Your Voice with Writer/Director So Yong Kim

So Yong Kim

Writer/Director

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Film Crowdfunding Strategies with Kickstarter

Liz Cook Mowe

Advisor

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Master Class: Doc Filmmaking: Finding and Shaping Your Story with Roger Ross Williams

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Master Class: Filmmaker's Legal Toolkit: From Protecting IP Through Negotiating Distribution

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Master Class: Comedy Writing for Features

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Victoria Strouse

Instructor

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Master Class: Pitching for Success

Jackie Miller

Instructor

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Master Class: From Short to Feature Film

Jim Cummings

Instructor

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Master Class: Crafting a Webseries

Marv Lemus

Co-Instructor

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Master Class: Immersive Writing Workshop - Unlock Your Story

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Master Class: Comedy Writing for Television

Master Class

Jenny Bicks

Instructor

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Master Class: Social Activism Through Storytelling

Bonni Cohen

Co-Instructor

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Master Class: Documentary Filmmaking with Jennifer Fox (THE TALE)

Jennifer Fox

Instructor

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Master Class: Own Your Voice - Pitch and Present with Confidence

Jackie Miller

Instructor

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Master Class: Film Producing - An Entrepreneurial Approach with Jason Berman

Jason Berman

Instructor

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Master Class: Episodic Writing with Glen Mazzara (THE WALKING DEAD)

Glen Mazzara

Instructor

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Master Class: Screenwriting with Meg LeFauve (INSIDE OUT, CAPTAIN MARVEL)

Meg LeFauve

Instructor

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On Demand Learning: Independent Fiction Producing

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Sundance Advisors Share How They Begin to Write

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Tyger Williams on Screenwriting

Tyger Williams

Screenwriter

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Makers of the Oscar-Nominated Doc HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING in Conversation

Tabitha Jackson

Moderator

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Four Directors Share Their Artistic Journey to the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Ilyse McKimmie

Moderator

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From Webseries to Emmy Nomination *Co-Hosted by The Blackhouse*

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Master Class: Creating Branded Content with Stacy Fuller of Refinery 29

Stacy Fuller

Advisor

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