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is the Executive Director of the Sundance Institute. Having previously worked in the film industry as the Executive Vice President of HBO Films and the President of Production for Miramax Films, Putnam joined the Sundance Institute in 2010. As the Executive Director, Putnam oversees the entirety of programs offered at Sundance, including resident labs for film and theatre, artist mentorships, and grants that help bring projects to fruition. Since joining Sundance, Putnam has championed important programs such as the Women Filmmakers Initiative, which supports female filmmakers in the independent sphere, and Film Forward, an international touring program that brings Sundance stories to locations around the world.