Shari Frilot, Sundance Film Festival’s Senior Programmer and Chief Curator for New Frontier, talked to us about the evolution of experimental filmmaking, the explosion of Virtual Reality, and the experience that New Frontier offers festival-goers.
Sundance Film Festival
The festival set a new record for biggest sale ever (“The Birth of a Nation”), and provided more than a few sterling examples of groundbreaking docs (“Kate Plays Christine,” “Audrie & Daisy”).
Perhaps you’ve heard of “I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster” and “The Science of Sleep.”
From the brutal, record-breaking historical rebellion story The Birth of a Nation to the star-packed drama The Fundamentals of Caring to the wildly acclaimed family heartbreaker Manchester by the Sea.
Netflix’s new doc acquisition, director Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester by the Sea,” and a profile of a longtime seat on the fest’s selection committee.
This year’s winners include “Thunder Road,” “The Procedure” and “Bacon & God’s Wrath.”
Stranger news: A phony Bradley Cooper is crashing Park City parties.
Did you know that the full-length comedy “The 4th” was shot in only four days?
If you ever doubted that Sundance and independent filmmaking go hand-in-hand, take a look at all of the Sundance-supported films and filmmakers nominated for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
“Manchester by the Sea” is reported to be a sensation (and purportedly was acquired by Amazon Studios for a whopping $10 million dollars.
Yesterday at Sundance Film Festival 2016, experimental screenings intrigued audiences, while some of film’s biggest stars promoted political reform.
Since the festival kicked off on Thursday, “break your brain” VR movies are already generating buzz as is the sale of “Under the Shadow.”
SundanceTV’s daily panels will feature both accomplished and up-and-coming filmmakers like Whit Stillman and Diego Luna.
Did you know that “Once,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and “Man on a Wire” got their start at Sundance?
In 2015, SundanceTV launched its Shorts on SundanceTV initiative with a lineup of shorts from the festival, selected by Mike Plante, a senior programmer there. So it only makes sense that in 2016, SundanceTV would be hosting a panel devoted to this year’s shorts and hosted by none other than Plante himself.
Nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced and John Crowley’s Brooklyn, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, led all Sundance-supported films with three nominees, including Best Picture.
Excited for Sundance Film Festival 2016? Well, we’ve compiled a collection of videos dating back to 1997 featuring indie stars like Parker Posey, Zooey Deschanel and Amy Sedaris in all their quirky glory. Check them out below.
Sundance Institute announced the 12 projects selected for the 2016 Jan. Screenwriters Lab, an immersive, five-day writers’ workshop at the Sundance Resort in Utah, Jan. 15-20.
Michael Cera and Ben Schwartz both show up in this highly lauded short list of films from the festival.
Sundance Film Festival programmer Mike Plante gives us an inside look of what to expect at the 2016 Festival and explains why less is more.
Squeezing in even more independent awesomeness, Sundance Institute has added two new feature films, two special events and three archive films to the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.
Seen “Born into Brothels” and “The Wolfpack” already? Well, there are eight other documentaries here to add to your queue.
The full lineup of 72 shorts for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival are announced, with shorts from Jason Reitman, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sebastian Silva, Bridey Elliot, Brett Gelman and more.
Sundance Institute completed its feature film lineup for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections.
A revolution a decade in the making, Sundance Institute celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its New Frontier program with an exhibition of new work at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.