Sundance Film Festival

Sundance NEXT FEST adds Special Guests, Music Video World Premieres and Virtual Reality Flight Simulator

Sundance NEXT FEST adds Special Guests, Music Video World Premieres and Virtual Reality Flight Simulator

A tidal wave of new ideas washes ashore for Sundance NEXT FEST at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles this weekend, including newly added special guests, three world premiere music videos and a full-body, mind-blowing virtual reality flight simulator, Birdly.

9 Sundance Movies You Can See in Theaters in August 2015

9 Sundance Movies You Can See in Theaters in August 2015

Six months after this year’s Sundance Film Festival, many of the fest’s most acclaimed entries are arriving in theaters near you! Don’t miss this summer’s Sundance hits, like “Mistress America” and “Tangerine.”

Indie Flicks That Scored: The Biggest Sundance Film Festival Box Office Hits

Indie Flicks That Scored: The Biggest Sundance Film Festival Box Office Hits

The Sundance Film Festival is best known as a haven for the sort of risky, low-budget movies that might otherwise fall through the cracks between the latest Hollywood blockbusters… but that doesn’t mean Sundance movies can’t make some serious bank! Here are 10 films that took home a little something more than just awards and acclaim — from “Four Weddings and a Funeral” to “Memento.”

Top 10 World-Cinema Movies Of The ’00s

Top 10 World-Cinema Movies Of The ’00s

Some of our favorite non-American movies that received their U.S. premieres at Sundance this past decade, including “Bloody Sunday” and “Up the Yangtze.

Why Women (in Movies) Ruled at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Why Women (in Movies) Ruled at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival

They’re rude, crude, desperate, sexy and utterly captivating. At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, womens’ roles pushed gender identity to new levels, challenged convention, and updated the world on the multiple lifestyles women lead in the 21st Century. Here’s a list of some of the movies that stood out, from “Bachelorette” to “Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present.”

Sundance Institute Brings $83.4 Million to Utah with 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Institute Brings $83.4 Million to Utah with 2015 Sundance Film Festival

10-Day Event Generates $7 Million in State and Local Tax Revenue, Supports 1,350 Jobs Festival Attracts a Younger Audience; Five-Year Average Economic Impact Continues to Grow; Generates Worldwide Media Exposure Valued at $66.7 Million Park City, Utah — Sundance Institute today announced that its 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt…

10 Female Directors Who Reeled in Sundance Deals

10 Female Directors Who Reeled in Sundance Deals

The Sundance Film Festival is a great place for women–just look at these female directors who went to the fest and wound up bringing home distribution deals for features like “Sleeping with Other People,” “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” and “The Wolfpack.”

10 Controversial Movies that Came Out of Sundance

10 Controversial Movies that Came Out of Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival has been an annual haven for some of cinema’s most controversial entries for decades. From “Catfish” to “Kids,” here are the movies that set tongues wagging.

10 Great Thrillers That Came Out of Sundance

10 Great Thrillers That Came Out of Sundance

Though the annual Sundance Film Festival has been home to all kinds of movies, the independent film haven has premiered a surprisingly complete roster of the past few decades’ best examples of a genre more often associated with big budgets and Hollywood studios: the thriller. Featuring a young and hungry assortment of the movie world’s biggest stars and most respected filmmakers, these ten wildly original thrill rides launched careers into the realm of superheroes and Oscar wins.

Sundance Film Festival Movies on SundanceTV: March 2015

Sundance Film Festival Movies on SundanceTV: March 2015

From charming romances like “500 Days of Summer” to intense thrillers like “American Psycho,” the movies that debut at the Sundance Film Festival are a diverse lot. What you can count on though is that they’re all interesting and entertaining. Here are the festival movies that you can watch on SundanceTV and online this month.

10 Brilliant African-American Directors Who Came Out of the Sundance Film Festival

10 Brilliant African-American Directors Who Came Out of the Sundance Film Festival

In honor of Black History Month, we’re spotlighting work from African-American directors, such as Rick Famuyiwa (“Dope”), Justin Simien (“Dear White People”), Ava DuVernay (“Middle of Nowhere”), who’ve showcased their brilliance at the Sundance Film Festival over the years. From witty flicks to stories of courage, here are ten movies from the hearts and minds of African-American directors.

The Easiest Way to Watch Award-Winning Sundance Film Festival Documentaries

The Easiest Way to Watch Award-Winning Sundance Film Festival Documentaries

Head on over the SundanceNow Doc Club for these 10 award-winning festival films from the last five years await you. Sign up for the Doc Club today, and they’ll give you the first month for free.

5 More Intense Sex Scenes From Sundance 2015

5 More Intense Sex Scenes From Sundance 2015

From provocative to profoundly uncomfortable, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival has made waves with it’s multitude of controversial sex scenes. Read on for a second compilation of intense sex scenes from this year’s films–the same warning stands: spoilers and disturbing content ahead.

Sundance Film Festival Movies on SundanceTV: February 2015

Sundance Film Festival Movies on SundanceTV: February 2015

Independent Spirit Award-winning performances from Jeff Bridges (American Heart), Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild), Ian McKellen and Lynn Redgrave (Gods and Monsters), and Andie MacDowell and Laura San Giacomo (Sex, Lies and Videotape).

Instagram Favorites: Tilt-shift Videos From Sundance Film Festival

Instagram Favorites: Tilt-shift Videos From Sundance Film Festival

You double-tapped them, and now we’re posting them again as a compilation to be consumed together. Check out these Instagram videos of the tiny town of Park City, Utah, host of the Sundance Film Festival since 1981.

The 10 Movies You Must See From Sundance 2015

The 10 Movies You Must See From Sundance 2015

Every year hundreds of movies compete for eyeballs (and studio checkbooks) at the Sundance Film Festival. While there are many worthy entrees, a lucky few manage to catch that mixture of positive word of mouth and glowing digital ink that can turn a movie from a passion project into the next Boyhood or Whiplash Here are 10 Sundance movies that are likely to make waves after the festival.

What Movies Got Bought at Sundance 2015?

What Movies Got Bought at Sundance 2015?

The Sundance Film Festival has always been known as a bustling marketplace for independent movies. With a surplus of great films and emerging distribution platforms driving demand for original content, 2015 was an especially big year for sales, including a record-breaking acquisition. Check out our roundup of all the big buys.

Catch 14 New Films Through Sundance Institute’s #ArtistServices Program

Catch 14 New Films Through Sundance Institute’s #ArtistServices Program

Sundance Institute has announced a new collection of fourteen independent films that make their digital debut today, Jan. 21, 2015 on a variety of platforms and storefronts, via the Institute’s #ArtistServices program. Launched in 2011, Sundance Institute’s #ArtistServices is designed to bring films associated with the Sundance Film Festival & Institute, in addition to select non-profit film organizations in a coalition created by #ArtistServices, direct from artists to consumers in partnership with key online distribution platforms.

Let’s Talk About Sex: 10 Intense Sex Scenes From Sundance 2015

Let’s Talk About Sex: 10 Intense Sex Scenes From Sundance 2015

Please note: This list is not for the squeamish, the prudish or the politically correct. Spoiler alert! You’ve been warned.

Sundance Film Festival Day Eight: Unique Doc Finds Distributor

Sundance Film Festival Day Eight: Unique Doc Finds Distributor

On the seventh day of this year’s 2015 Sundance Film Festival, an offbeat but highly acclaimed documentary entry is the fest’s latest buy.

Sundance Film Festival Day Seven: A Platonic Power Couple, A Private Pitch Party

Sundance Film Festival Day Seven: A Platonic Power Couple, A Private Pitch Party

On the seventh day of this year’s 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a TV star hosted a private gathering to pitch a passion project, while a pair of veteran actors were spotted palling around.

Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge World Premieres International Shorts

Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge World Premieres International Shorts

Sundance Institute today premiered the Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge, a program of nine international short films, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The program is designed to spark global conversation about solutions to challenges like extreme hunger and poverty. Beginning Tuesday (Feb. 3), the short films will premiere on a variety of digital platforms.

“World of Tommorrow” Wins Short Film Grand Jury Prize

“World of Tommorrow” Wins Short Film Grand Jury Prize

Sundance Institute this evening announced the jury prizes in short filmmaking at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance Film Festival Day Six: Big Deals, Wachowski Film Gets Surprise Debut

Sundance Film Festival Day Six: Big Deals, Wachowski Film Gets Surprise Debut

On the sixth day of this year’s 2015 Sundance Film Festival, distributors kept snapping up the fest’s most buzzed-about films, while the Wachowski siblings announces a surprise debut for the upcoming Jupiter Ascending.

Top 10 Ways to Experience the Sundance Film Festival from Home

Top 10 Ways to Experience the Sundance Film Festival from Home

The 32nd annual Sundance Film Festival is less than halfway through, and it’s already been packed with acclaimed filmmaking and game-changing new developments in the way movies are produced, bought and sold. Not going to make it to Park City this year? Here are ten ways to get in on the indie film action from the comfort of your couch.