Sundance Collab Creator Meetups offer our members the opportunity to gain industry insight on important topics while creating space for members to connect with the global community through dynamic breakout discussions and activity groups. Join to hear a Sundance artist or advisor in conversation with Sundance Institute staff and stay to meet others in the Collab community: after the conversation, we invite our Creator and Course Pass Members to keep the momentum going and join in a discussion with other members in our hosted break-out rooms. To get a free 30-day trial Creator+ Membership, sign up now.

September’s meetup features Sundance Advisor Heather Rae in conversation with Sundance Institute Founding Senior Director of Artist Programs, Michelle Satter for a discussion on storytelling as an agent of cultural change and changing the culture of the entertainment industry. 

The conversation will be recorded and added to our Sundance Collab Video Library post-event. Breakout sessions will not be recorded.

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Heather Rae is a film producer and narrative change activist. She produced such films as Academy Award nominated "Frozen River", Netflix Originals "Tallulah" with Ellen Page and Allison Janney and "Dude" with Lucy Hale. more...
Michelle Satter is the founding director of the Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Program, which was the inaugural program of the Institute. As the Feature Film Program director, she has provided year-round and in-depth support to groundbreaking and award-winning filmmakers from the U.S. and around the world. She also spearheaded the Institute's international work in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East as well as the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award celebrating 100 years of cinematic history. more...

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