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How to Win an All-Expense Paid Trip to Sundance and Year-Long Mentorship


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Sundance and Adobe Project 1324 are joining forces for the annual Sundance Ignite Challenge, which awards an all-expenses-paid trip to Sundance in addition to a year-long mentorship and support from the Sundance Institute.

Previous mentors include (, Dear White People), Jason Berman (Drop Dead Diva), and Jeff Orlowski (Chasing Coral). Sundance Ignite Fellows will also receive additional and a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 25 and are required to submit a 1 to 8 minute short that answers the following question, “What stories ignite you?”

Short should demonstrate the of film to ignite creativity, passion and impact. Entries will be evaluated for technical excellence, demonstration of an original voice, unique storytelling, strong character or subject development.

To apply, submit your film here before the deadline on September 26. See the previous Sundance Ignite Fellows (and their short films) here

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Megan Diane
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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