Sundance Film Festival

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.

Sundance Film Festival Day Five: Virtual Reality Filmmaking Is Born

Sundance Film Festival Day Five: Virtual Reality Filmmaking Is Born

On day five of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a fest-sponsored partnership between artists and revolutionary viewing technology opens up a whole new frontier of cinema.

SundanceTV HQ Special Guest Panel Announced

SundanceTV HQ Special Guest Panel Announced

The moment of unveiling has arrived! The special guests from the doc Finders Keepers, a movie about the quirky legal battle over the true owner of a severed human foot, have been announced for the final panel at SundanceTV HQ on Thu., Jan 29.

3 More Questions with Sundance Festival Photographer Henny Garfunkel

3 More Questions with Sundance Festival Photographer Henny Garfunkel

Veteran Sundance Film Fest photographer Henny Garfunkel discusses her festival approach, her favorite people to photograph, and her upcoming work taking photos at the SundanceTV HQ in Park City during Sundance Film Festival 2015.

Top 10 Female Screenwriters From the Sundance Film Festival

Top 10 Female Screenwriters From the Sundance Film Festival

These talented women aren’t waiting around for directing gigs or plum acting roles, they’re writing their own.

Sundance Film Festival Day Four: Stunning Docs, and Record Movie Buy In the Works

Sundance Film Festival Day Four: Stunning Docs, and Record Movie Buy In the Works

On day four of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the real-life stars of one of the fest’s hottest docs appeared onstage to a standing ovation, while rumors swirled of an impending deal expected to break the Sundance record for biggest movie buy ever.

Sundance Film Festival Day Three: Women Talk Cinema and More Movie Deals

Sundance Film Festival Day Three: Women Talk Cinema and More Movie Deals

On day three of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, four of film and TV’s most prominent female creators meet for a roundtable panel discussion, while new talent rubs elbows with Sundance veterans at an exclusive event.

Sundance Film Festival Day Two: Stars Converge, Netflix Makes Historic Deal

Sundance Film Festival Day Two: Stars Converge, Netflix Makes Historic Deal

On the second day of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, practically every familiar face in film who wasn’t there already arrived on the scene, while Netflix signed a game-changing contract with a pair of the fest’s most prolific filmmakers.

Festival Day One: Films Sell Fast, Change and Diversity Celebrated

Festival Day One: Films Sell Fast, Change and Diversity Celebrated

As the 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicked off yesterday, distributors gobbled up five films before the fest’s first screening, while founder Robert Redford’s opening talk with press highlighted diversity among this year’s talent and emerging new forms for filmmaking.

Experience Sundance From Home: Catch Former Festival Hits On SundanceTV!

Experience Sundance From Home: Catch Former Festival Hits On SundanceTV!

You may not be hitting Park City for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, but pretending just got a whole lot easier! Get a taste of Sundance from the comfort of your couch—check out these seven festival hits from years past, all airing on SundanceTV during January.

Sundance 2015: 6 Questions with “RECTIFY” Co-Stars JD Evermore and Jayson Warner Smith

Sundance 2015: 6 Questions with “RECTIFY” Co-Stars JD Evermore and Jayson Warner Smith

RECTIFY co-stars JD Evermore (Sheriff Carl Daggett) and Jayson Warner Smith (Wendall Jelks) have teamed up for 99 Homes, a new drama about the foreclosure crisis, also starring Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, directed by Ramin Bahrani, and premiering at this years Sundance Film Festival. Here, the duo discuss the movie’s fight scene with Andrew Garfield and why RECTIFY fans will love their new work.

Which Indie Movie Star is Your BFF?

Which Indie Movie Star is Your BFF?

What sort of qualities do you look for in a best friend? Do you treasure loyalty? Honesty? A good sense of humor? If you were blasted into the quirky world of indie flicks, which movie star would be your BFF? Maybe you’d be at the art gallery with Chloë Sevigny or bowling with Steve Buscemi…

2015 Sundance Film Festival Concert Shines a Spotlight on Nina Simone

2015 Sundance Film Festival Concert Shines a Spotlight on Nina Simone

Sundance Institute today announced that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival’s ‘A Celebration of Music in Film’ concert on Jan. 25 will be a tribute to jazz icon Nina Simone, who is the subject of “What Happened, Miss Simone?,” from director Liz Garbus and making its world premiere in the Festival’s Documentary Premieres section. Performing at the event will be Common, Erykah Badu, Aloe Blacc, Kate Davis, Andra Day and Al Schackman, Simone’s long time guitarist/musical director who appears in the film. The event is hosted by the Sundance Institute Film Music Program.

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre Wins 2015 Sundance Institute/NHK Award

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre Wins 2015 Sundance Institute/NHK Award

Sundance Institute and NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) have announced French writer-director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre as winner of the 2015 Sundance Institute/NHK Award for her upcoming debut feature film, Mustang. The award will be presented at a private ceremony at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. 

Clermont-Tonnerre is currently a screenwriting fellow at…

Here’s a Tip: SundanceTV Is Partnering With Foursquare at Sundance Film Festival 2015

Here’s a Tip: SundanceTV Is Partnering With Foursquare at Sundance Film Festival 2015

This year, SundanceTV and Foursquare are joining forces so visitors to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City can get the best possible experience.

Meet the SundanceTV HQ Festival House Bands

Meet the SundanceTV HQ Festival House Bands

From Fri., Jan. 22 through Fri., Jan. 30 at 4PM SundanceTV’s Festival HQ happy hour parties (4PM-6PM) are going to be stacked with awesome bands. If you’re in Park City, get yourself over to 268 Main St. to hang out, enjoy a cocktail and listen to some live tunes. And if you’re not headed to the Sundance Film Festival, or you just love new music, you can check out most of the bands in our photo gallery and Spotify playlist below.

From Park City to Hollywood: Sundance at the Oscars

From Park City to Hollywood: Sundance at the Oscars

Sundance may not be known for popcorn movies like “The Avengers,” but it has a breathtaking record when it comes to smart, subtle, thoughtful and thought-provoking fiction and documentary films that regularly rake in Academy Award nominations and wins for writing, acting, directing and more.

“SundanceTV Talks” Feature Insider Panels in Park City

“SundanceTV Talks” Feature Insider Panels in Park City

Celebrate the entertainment industry at the Sundance Film Festival with daily panels featuring accomplished and up-and-coming filmmakers, celebrity guests, and a variety of experienced taste-makers in the biz, hosted at the SundanceTV HQ at 268 Main St. in Park City. See the full list of panels below, and add them to your festival game-plan!

Sundance Film Festival Movies Nominated for 2015 Oscars

Sundance Film Festival Movies Nominated for 2015 Oscars

Park City has proved to be a launching pad for indie movies. “Precious,” “Winter’s Bone” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (to name a few) all debuted at the festival and wound up racking up Oscar nominations. And on the heels of today’s Academy announcements, it turns out that this year’s crop of nominees is no different.

What Indie Film Are You? Find Out in 10 Questions

What Indie Film Are You? Find Out in 10 Questions

Whatever your inner indie movie spirit is, it’s bound to be as lovable as a gem straight out of Sundance Film Festival, which has birthed some of the best independent classics around. So which one best suits your own world view? Take the quiz to find out!

6 Questions With Sundance Festival Photographer Henny Garfunkel

6 Questions With Sundance Festival Photographer Henny Garfunkel

Veteran Sundance Film Fest photographer Henny Garfunkel discusses the evolution of the festival, famous friends and the trick to taking great portraits.