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A Producer is Always Selling with Anthony Bregman

Anthony Bregman

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Changing the Cultural Narrative with Heather Rae

Heather Rae is a film and TV producer who also who also promotes narrative change work, particularly for Native and Indigenous filmmakers. Here she talks about how inclusion will change the industry and why producers of culture are more needed than ever.

Heather Rae

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

Tabitha Jackson

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

How to sustain yourself as you build your producing career

Carly Hugo

Producer

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Producing Change with Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson

Learn how the producers of CRAZY RICH ASIANS & THE HUNGER GAMES use their producing roles to shape the future of film & TV.

Moira Griffin

Moderator

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Finding the Funny in TV Comedy with Ken Kwapis

What do THE OFFICE, THE BERNIE MAC SHOW, and the Cookie Monster all have in common? Ken Kwapis made them funny - learn how!

Ken Kwapis

Director

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Creative Producing with Stephanie Allain: Indies, Studios, Networks

From HUSTLE & FLOW to DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, producer Stephanie Allain shares how she makes independent work for studios.

Stephanie Allain

Producer

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Collaborating for Success: The Producer & Director Relationship

The producer and director of the award-winning SEARCHING, Sev Ohanian and Aneesh Chaganty, share their recipe for successful collaboration

Aneesh Chaganty

Writer/Director

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Making Short Films

Join Senior Short Film Programmer, Mike Plante and learn about the art and craft of making short films and strategizing for festival and distribution opportunities.

Mike Plante

Senior Programmer, Sundance Institute

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Brave Storytelling

Stories transport and ​can ​transform us. They allow us to know ourselves and others, and to find meaning in our lives and in our world. They cross borders, transcend culture, and allow us to frame our worlds through new lenses. To create rich stories takes​ courage​ and a willingness to ​do the deep work. Ilyse McKimmie, Kimberly Peirce, Heather Rae, Tyger Williams, Justin Chon, and Rudy Valdez discuss.

Heather Rae

Producer, Director

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Taika Waititi on Going From Indies to Hollywood

International director Taika Waititi discusses how his roots in indie film prepared him to direct major Hollywood films

Taika Waititi

Filmmaker

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Art & Activism

Filmmakers discuss using their art to create social change.

Silas Howard

Writer, Director

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How to Become a Creative Producer

What in fact, does a producer actually do? Veteran producers describes their multi-faceted roles and what being a producer means.

Effie Brown

Producer

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Creative Producing with Mary Jane Skalski & Natalie Qasabian

​Accomplished ​P​roducer Mary Jane Skalski ​reveals the essential nature of mentorship with emerging ​P​roducer Natalie Qasabian​.​

Mary Jane Skalski

Producer

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How to Collaborate: from the Team Behind SEARCHING

Director Aneesh Chaganty and Producer Sev Ohanian give look an inside their unique creative relationship.

Sev Ohanian

Producer, Writer

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Living Your Truth As a Writer with Angelica Nwandu

Screenwriter and media mogul Angelica Nwandu describes her unique path into a fulfilling creative life.

Angelica Nwandu

Screenwriter, Media Mogul

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Creative Producers: Best Practices for Pitching

​Getting good at pitching yourself and your project. Veteran ​P​roducers share their best practices for giving a pitch and making it count.

Peter Saraf

Producer