If you’re in Park City for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 25th, stop by our panel with some of Sundance’s top screenwriters! The event will be followed by a launch party for our friends at WriterDuet!
This panel was live-streamedd on January 25th from Park City, UT. #SundanceScreenwriters
Here’s the panel line-up:
Sean is the award-winning writer/director of TAKE OUT (co-directed by Shih-Ching Tsou) and PRINCE OF BROADWAY – both nominated for the John Casavettes’ Independent Spirit Award – and STARLET, the recipient of the Robert Altman Award, as well as another Cassavettes’ nominee. Baker is a graduate of NYU and has co-created,IFC/FOX’s Greg the Bunny and it’s subsequent spin-off, MTV’s Warren the Ape. TANGERINE is his newest feature which is premiering at Sundance ’15 in the NEXT section. Sean Baker’s Twitter: @lilfilm
TANGERINE Film’s social: @TangerineFilm and Facebook.com/TangerineFilm
Chris collaborated on all of the IFC and FOX incarnations of “Greg the Bunny” along with MTV’s “Warren the Ape” and contributed songs to the Rock Opera which closed out that series. Chris is co-writer/associate producer of STARLET (winner of the Robert Altman Spirit Award), released in North America by Music Box Films, as well as co-producer on “Dealing,” a 2013 feature. He is following up 2015’s TANGERINE with a musical adventure he wrote and directed. His next collaboration with Sean Baker is currently being written.
Joanne is a literary & talent agent and partner at ICM Partners. Her clients include such Sundance favorites as the Duplass Brothers, the Zellner Brothers, Sean Baker, John Singleton and Wentworth Miller, among many more. Joanne graduated from Wharton undergrad and worked as an investment banker before transitioning into entertainment where her first job was personal assistant to Harvey Weinstein.
Ryan Mitts is a screenwriter whose film BLOODSUCKING BASTARDS was selected as the opening night premiere for the Slamdance Film Festival. Here’s the film’s log-line: “When an office worker at a soul-crushing company loses his coveted promotion to his longtime nemesis, he begins to fear for more than his job as strange disappearances and bizarre deaths suggest the office is turning into a haven for the undead.”
Chris Ford is one of the screenwriters behind two Sundance films to date: Robot & Frank and Cop Car. His screenwriting experience dates back to his days in film school at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.
MODERATOR: Adam Neuhaus
Adam Neuhaus is an independent media producer. His current project is featured in this year’s Sundance New Frontier exhibit, 1979 Revolution, the action/adventure game, immerses players in the gritty, euphoric streets of revolution—where the choices you make may betray you. Set in the actual events of 1979 Iran. Adam was featured on our 2013 Digital Discourse panel at the WGA East.