Sundance Institute Adds Four New Trustees
Jason Blum, Ebs Burnough, Lynette Wallworth and Lisa-Michele Church will bring deep experience and broad expertise spanning communications, emerging media, and film production to the Institute’s governance.
Sundance Institute constantly evolves its mission to support emerging artists around the world and connect audiences to their work. The new trustees will work closely with President & Founder Robert Redford, Board Chair Pat Mitchell and Executive Director Keri Putnam and will bring their unique perspectives to the table, according to the release. Jason Blum, three-time Academy Award-nominated producer, has an extensive record of accomplishments, including pioneering the lucrative model of producing high-quality micro-budget films.
Ebs Burnough has worked in a variety of senior level positions, and during his tenure with the Obama Administration, Burnough was at the center of producing and marketing high energy, high profile events on the global stage&
Lynette Wallworth is an award-winning Australian artist/filmmaker, who has been showcased her work regularly at New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival for the past decade.
Finally, Lisa-Michele Church, whose background spans more than 30 years of public service and private practice as an attorney and community activist, will join the Board as a non-voting appointee.
These four trustees will be joining the Board, that consists of 24 cultural and philanthropic leaders.