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The Art of Feedback: Giving and Receiving Notes

Learning how to give and receive feedback is an artform that makes you a better creator and collaborator, but is rarely discussed. Join our partners at The Black List [https://blcklst.com/] in a live webinar on how to navigate this nuanced, yet powerful aspect of crafting your screenplay--and career. There's great value to inviting others to read your work and let you know if your intentions are on the page. Feedback can help you in building more dynamic characters, developing stronger storylines, and creating more enriching worlds. In this webinar, we'll share tips on who you should ask for feedback, and when; and discuss how to engage in a feedback dialogue. You'll leave with an understanding of how to listen to feedback and integrate notes that will support you in revising your work and taking it to the next level.

Franklin Leonard

Moderator

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Sundance Institute Short Film Session: San José

Sundance Institute presents a free-half day online event on the art of short filmmaking. Join Sundance Film Festival senior programmer Mike Plante for shorts screenings; conversations with filmmakers Bridey Elliott (Clara's Ghost, Affections) and Diffan Sina Norman (Kekasih, Benevolent Ba); and insights into how the Festival's programmers make their selections. Whether you're just starting out, or have made some shorts and are looking to learn more about filmmaking, we'd love for you to join us.

Mike Plante

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE STAFF: Senior Programmer

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

Angelica Nwandu

Screenwriter, Media Mogul

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Making the $3 Movie with The Duplass Brothers

Mark Duplass

Filmmaker/ Actor

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Conversation with Ava DuVernay: Art is Activism

Ava DuVernay

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

James Bland

Filmmaker

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

Making your film is no easy task - meet the 2019 Sundance Film Festival artists to learn what they did and how you can do it, too

Ilyse McKimmie

Moderator

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Meet the Sundance Team: Supporting Artists Year-Round

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.

Brittany Machado

Administrator

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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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Amplifying Story Through Music

Join Peter Golub, Director of the Sundance Film Music Program, director Jodie Foster, composer Mark Isham, and music editor Thomas Carlson as they discuss how music can amplify and refine storytelling in film.

Jodie Foster

Director

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The Art of Nonfiction

Join leading nonfiction filmmakers as they talk about what drives them to use the documentary form to make meaning of the world.

Chai Vasarhelyi

Director, Producer

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Quelle Horreur! Featuring Top Female Horror Directors

Learn the art of character-based horror in this webinar featuring Ana Lily Amirpour (A GIRL WALKS HOME AT NIGHT), Jennifer Kent (THE BABADOOK), and Anouk Whissell (SUMMER OF '84).

Ana Lily Amirpour

Writer, Director