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Write On with AFF Script Competition Director Steven DeBose
Austin Film Festival’s Steven DeBose discusses his journey from festival employee to newly appointed script competition director, the culture that defines Austin Film Festival, and the VIP access afforded to all attendees who come prepared for the en...
Before You Know It Filmmakers On How To Get Your Passion Project Made
It’s a rare and difficult thing to write, direct, and star in your own film. But that is exactly what Hannah Pearl Utt and Jen Tullock did with their Sundance feature film debut, the comedy Before You Know It. The pair also knows what a tremendous fe...
The Bricks of Breaking in: Sal Calleros on Mentorship
Mentorship can be vital to a writer looking to break into the industry, but finding a mentor and building a relationship with that person can be challenging.
Nosotros Youth Program
What is the future of filmmaking? If the Nosotros Youth Program has any say in it, it will look more like inclusion.
18 Years of the Ghetto Film School
The legacy of the Ghetto Film School (GFS) is one that echoes: Inner-city youth graduate, become leaders and feed the rise of the next generation of artists like themselves.
Sundance Screenwriters Intensive Alumni: A-Ian Holt and Tani Ikeda
This spring, writing team A-Ian Holt and Tani Ikeda were among 12 screenwriters chosen as fellows for the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive.
Sundance Lab Spotlight: Brett Weiner and Emma Fletcher
Each year, Sundance Institute labs bring together aspiring writers and directors who want to take their projects to the next level. Notable projects that evolved in these labs include Damien Chazelle's Whiplash; Cary Fukunaga’s Sin Nombre and Ryan Co...
Sundance Lab Spotlight: A-Ian Holt and Tani Ikeda
This spring, writing team A-Ian Holt and Tani Ikeda were among 12 screenwriters chosen as fellows for the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive. The two-day program, which launched in 2013, gives emerging screenwriters the opportunity to hone th...
How LALIFF's Sergio Monserrate is Helping Latino Youth Tell Their Stories
Much like the children he connects with today, Sergio Monserrate has had quite the journey through LALIFF (Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival), which returns this year after a five-year hiatus.
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