"Sundance Collab has helped me find my voice and narrow down my career path to the place I am comfortable moving forward. That is absolutely priceless...
I will never forget the value or the people or the things that I've learned or felt. Keep Collab going. You're changing lives."
—Collab community member
As Associate Director of Sundance Co//ab, it has been an honor to be part of the original development team for a daunting but important task: to bring online the specialized 30-year work of the Sundance Institute with the aim of expanding its offerings to support emerging filmmakers around the world.
In our first year, I developed, ran, and moderated 30 courses and Master Classes with over 300 hours of content, resulting in an average Net Promoter Score of 75 (Excellent) among course participants. I worked with top-tier industry talent (some of my heroes!) to create curriculum for and deliver these sessions in topics ranging from Documentary Storytelling to Horror Screenwriting to Fiction Directing to Episodic TV Writing and more.
Now, we are serving creators from 180 countries and our offerings continue to expand, as does our community of filmmakers who continuously amaze me with their bold, fresh ideas and projects, and their drive to make their voices heard against all the odds.