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.
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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.
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”).
Grizzly Man, Love Comes Lately, Wetlands…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.”
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.”