Festival

Sundance Film Festival

2012

Sundance Film Festival Directors Poised to Break Through

Maryam Keshavarz

Lots of critics are scrambling to tell you which films are poised for success following the Sundance Film Festival this year. Deadline.com’s Nikki Finke has compiled a list of heretofore under-the-radar directors whose names you might hear a lot more often from now on. On the list: ANOTHER EARTH director Mike Cahill; Paddy Considine, whose first film, TYRANNOSAUR, debuted at the festival in the World Cinema Competition; Iranian writer-director Maryam Keshavarz, whose first feature, CIRCUMSTANCE, screened in the U.S. Dramatic category. There are others, of course, but I won’t steal all of Finke’s thunder. Find the list here.

Be sure to satisfy all your festival needs with the latest buzz, top stories, and celebrity interviews from Sundance Channel’s coverage of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.