Sundance Film Festival

5 Questions with Sundance 2016′s Next Generation Filmmakers

5 Questions with Sundance 2016′s Next Generation Filmmakers

The winners of the Sundance Institute Ignite and Adobe Project 1324 “What’s Next Challenge,” which features work from filmmakers between the ages of 18 and 24, talked to us about their Sundance Film Festival 2016 experience.

Sundance Film Festival 2016: 3 “Meet the Filmmaker” Videos

Sundance Film Festival 2016: 3 “Meet the Filmmaker” Videos

Sundance Film Festival 2016′s buzzy directors talk about the inspiring story of NFL star Steve Gleason in Gleason, Ellen Page’s surprising performance in Tallulah, and the important chemistry between Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe in Swiss Army Man. Brought to you by Acura.

6 Questions with Sundance Film Festival “New Frontier” Curator Shari Frilot

6 Questions with Sundance Film Festival “New Frontier” Curator Shari Frilot

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.

10 Movies You Must See From Sundance Film Festival 2016

10 Movies You Must See From Sundance Film Festival 2016

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”).

6 German Movies to Come Out of Sundance Film Festival Over the Years

6 German Movies to Come Out of Sundance Film Festival Over the Years

Grizzly Man, Love Comes Lately, Wetlands…

What Movies Got Bought at Sundance Film Festival 2016?

What Movies Got Bought at Sundance Film Festival 2016?

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.

Sundance Film Festival Day 6: Bullying Doc, British Hit and Bob Hawk

Sundance Film Festival Day 6: Bullying Doc, British Hit and Bob Hawk

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.

Sundance Institute Announces Short Film Awards for This Year’s Festival

Sundance Institute Announces Short Film Awards for This Year’s Festival

This year’s winners include “Thunder Road,” “The Procedure” and “Bacon & God’s Wrath.”

Sundance Film Festival Day 5: “The Birth of a Nation” Sells for $17.5 Million

Sundance Film Festival Day 5: “The Birth of a Nation” Sells for $17.5 Million

Stranger news: A phony Bradley Cooper is crashing Park City parties.

Sundance Film Festival Day 4: “The Birth of a Nation” Wows Audiences

Sundance Film Festival Day 4: “The Birth of a Nation” Wows Audiences

Did you know that the full-length comedy “The 4th” was shot in only four days?

Independent Spirit Awards Definitely Like Movies from Sundance Film Festival 2015

Independent Spirit Awards Definitely Like Movies from Sundance Film Festival 2015

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.

Sundance Film Festival Day 3: “Masterpiece” Sparks Bidding War

Sundance Film Festival Day 3: “Masterpiece” Sparks Bidding War

“Manchester by the Sea” is reported to be a sensation (and purportedly was acquired by Amazon Studios for a whopping $10 million dollars.

The 5 Winning Short Films From the Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Challenge

The 5 Winning Short Films From the Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Challenge

What are the preoccupations of the next generation of filmmakers? What are their obsessions? What’s their style of storytelling? Of visuals? Perhaps you’ll get a feel for the answers to some of these questions in these five winning shorts from the What’s Next Challenge from the Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324.

10 UK Hit Movies to Come Out of the Sundance Film Festival

10 UK Hit Movies to Come Out of the Sundance Film Festival

Did you know that “Once,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and “Man on a Wire” got their start at Sundance?

SundanceTV HQ Hosts Short Film Panel at This Year’s Festival

SundanceTV HQ Hosts Short Film Panel at This Year’s Festival

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.

10 Sundance Film Festival Movies Nominated for 2016 Oscars

10 Sundance Film Festival Movies Nominated for 2016 Oscars

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.

9 Classic Moments from the Sundance Film Festival

9 Classic Moments from the Sundance Film Festival

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.

Best of the Shorts: Select Winners and Nominees from Previous Sundance Festivals

Best of the Shorts: Select Winners and Nominees from Previous Sundance Festivals

Michael Cera and Ben Schwartz both show up in this highly lauded short list of films from the festival.

6 More Questions with Sundance Film Festival Programmer Mike Plante

6 More Questions with Sundance Film Festival Programmer Mike Plante

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.

Sundance 2016: 7 New Film, Music and Throwback Events Added to the Festival Lineup

Sundance 2016: 7 New Film, Music and Throwback Events Added to the Festival Lineup

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.

“Shorts on Sundance.TV” Adds Animated Shorts from the Sundance Film Festival

“Shorts on Sundance.TV” Adds Animated Shorts from the Sundance Film Festival

SundanceTV today announced it has added four new films to Shorts on Sundance.TV, the new online destination within the network’s website featuring award-winning and notable drama and comedy short films from the past decade. The animated shorts include “Fable,” “Song of the Spindle,” “Passer Passer” and ” Belly,” and all have the distinction of having been screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance Film Festival 2016: Competition Films Announced!

Sundance Film Festival 2016: Competition Films Announced!

Offering a first look at the year ahead in independent film, culture and new ideas, Sundance Institute announced the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Sundance 2016: First 9 Films Announced

Sundance 2016: First 9 Films Announced

Sundance Institute tonight offers a first look at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival by announcing the nine feature films that will screen in its iconic Midnight section.

Cream of the Crop: 10 Best Dramatic Sundance Movies Of The ’00s

Cream of the Crop: 10 Best Dramatic Sundance Movies Of The ’00s

Some call the ’90s the boom years at Sundance, but in the ’00s plenty of great work was produced–upholding the finest traditions of independent movies and maybe even inventing some new ones. Of the fiction features that had their world premieres at Sundance this past decade, here are our top 10, including “Donnie Darko” and “The Savages.”

6 Questions with “Parks and Recreation” Star Ben Schwartz

6 Questions with “Parks and Recreation” Star Ben Schwartz

Best known for his Jean-Ralphio character on “Parks & Recreation” and Clyde Oberholt on “House of Lies,” Emmy Award-winning writer, actor and comedian Ben Schwartz is a comedy powerhouse with serious acting chops. We kibbutzed with him about his role in the Sundance Film Festival Short, “I’m a Mitzvah.”