Iz Rubinstein is the Manager at the Sundance Institute Episodic Program, where he helps writers break into the TV industry. Prior to Sundance, he worked as a story consultant on the studio side, where he once read two unrelated scripts about space dolphins on the same day. He is the Head of Story for the New Market Discovery initiative, Consulting Story Advisor for the Flix Film Fund, and has guest lectured at the USC Peter Stark Producing Program and UCLA Writers Program. Iz has an M.F.A. in Creative Producing from the Peter Stark Program at USC's School of Cinematic Arts, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Rutgers University.