Toby Brooks

is the Manager of Sundance Institute's Sundance Ignite Program, which cultivates and supports a new generation of filmmakers. Brooks has worked for Sundance Institute for 5 years, first as the Assistant to the Director of the Sundance Film Festival. From 2012-2017, Brooks was a member of the Emerging Leaders Council at Outfest, an Los Angeles film non-profit that promotes LGBT equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, he received his B.A. from UCLA.

Speaker for BREAKOUT SESSION 3A (2:45 - 4 PM)

One special VIP Conference Ticket has been made available that includes a private dinner consultation with Toby and a committee member at 6PM on Friday, November 1st (admission to the conference also included)