The duo will work on a new digital series as part of the YouTube New Voices Lab programme.
The New Voices Lab is a collaboration between the Sundance Institute and YouTube and will see 12 creators or collaborative teams develop their ideas alongside meeting with experienced content producers.
In collaboration with YouTube, the Sundance Institute | YouTube New Voices Lab supports a group of 12 creators (or…
“The program begins with a four-day Lab, where Fellows participate in creative workshops led by notable Sundance Advisors to develop their storytelling skills.
“Later, the Fellows participate in a two-day Lab in Los Angeles, where they work with writers, show runners and producers to hone their projects through one-on-one story meetings, writers rooms, and group conversations about production, post-production, and marketing,” says Sundance.
Announcing the news on Twitter, Jack says he is “proper excited” to take part in the programme:
Dean and I created a new sitcom, I wrote a pilot script, submitted it to Sundance and now we’ve been picked to be part of their new voices lab. Proper excited!https://t.co/WlWFF3neIU pic.twitter.com/pffdgJ1PLT
— Jack Howard (@JackHoward) April 4, 2018
Jack later shared an image of the script for Parentsitting, which appears to show the first draft being completed on 2 January this year.
Meanwhile, Dean took to Twitter to say: “This is a soft announcement but @sundancefest messed up and picked jack and i to be a part of their Sundance Institute. Time to learn and maybe grow.”
*whispers* this is a soft announcement but @sundancefest messed up and picked jack and i to be a part of their Sundance Institute
— Dean Dobbs (@DeanDobbs) April 4, 2018
While no information has been released as to the publication of the series, Jack says he hopes people will be able to see the final version “one day”.