SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORTS FOR 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

68 Short-Form Stories — Drama, Comedies, Animation, Docs and More (L-R) Come Swim, Credit: John Guleserian; Night Shift, Credit: Estee Ochoa; The Robbery, Credit: Lowell Meyer.  Sixty-eight short films, announced today, will complement the lineup of longer fare at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The short film slate aligns thematically with other Festival categories, including Midnight and The New Climate, the Festival’s new programming strand … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORTS FOR 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

2014 Sedona Film Festival Review: Waiting for Mamu, How One Person Made A Difference

By Monteque Pope- Le Beau   What would you give to end another person suffering or better yet what would you do to give them a safe and secure home, so they could thrive? For Pausha Basnent of Kathmandu, Nepal the answer was simple yet complicated.   Waiting for Mamu 40 min Directors: Francois Caillaud, Dan Chen and Thomas Morgan Writer: Thomas A. Morgan Executive … Continue reading 2014 Sedona Film Festival Review: Waiting for Mamu, How One Person Made A Difference

A Dream Realized At The 2014 Slamdance Film Festival

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau   There is something truly special about the independent film and the independent arts community. It is a community of support, unity, and caring, but most importantly it is a community of family. Beating within it’s heat is an unyielding creative independent spirit. It is the kind spirit which never gives up, even in the face of the impossible. The various … Continue reading A Dream Realized At The 2014 Slamdance Film Festival

Happy Birthday Slamdance!!

Among beautiful pristine powdered mountains in the heart of Park City, Utah there is an unbelievable Jewel. It is a jewel that was created for and by filmmakers, artists, and storytellers. These would be the trailblazers, the rebels, the ones who would fight against the system to make sure their art form remained pure and reached the masses. Doing so without giving into a system that … Continue reading Happy Birthday Slamdance!!