2022 Sundance Film Festival: New Frontier Spans Biodigital Terrain, Blends Online & In-Person in Real Time

Audiences to Have Access To New XR Works From Anywhere; Festival Introduces New, Connected On the Ground Venue. When the 2022 Sundance Film Festival kicks off on January 20, it invites audiences to participate from wherever they are, including in person in Utah. The 2022 edition of the Festival’s New Frontier section will be a fully biodigital showcase, presented simultaneously on a bespoke WebXR spatialized … Continue reading 2022 Sundance Film Festival: New Frontier Spans Biodigital Terrain, Blends Online & In-Person in Real Time

Atlanta Collectors Harvie and Charles Abney Give 47 Works by Southern Self-Taught Artists to High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art continues to expand its unparalleled collection of American self-taught art with a gift of 47 works by Southern self-taught artists from Atlanta collectors Harvie and Charles (“Chuck”) Abney. The paintings, sculptures and drawings, which will be followed by 26 works to be bequeathed to the High, are by more than a dozen of the most widely celebrated self-taught artists, including … Continue reading Atlanta Collectors Harvie and Charles Abney Give 47 Works by Southern Self-Taught Artists to High Museum of Art

2021 Slamdance Film Festival Film Review of “Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie”

By Vernon Nickerson I found music video director / filmmaker / actor Noel David Taylor’s “Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie” fascinating. It is unique as a film made PRE-COVID-19 and released in the midst of a global pandemic which has changed irrevocably how films are marketed/ distributed and “build an audience” in the neo-virtual digital media multiverse. Watching “Man Under Table or: … Continue reading 2021 Slamdance Film Festival Film Review of “Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie”

Latest Additions to Sundance Film Festival Talks & Events

Opening Night Welcome Details, Panel Additions; Patton Oswalt to Host Awards Night  Festival Kicks Off Thursday, January 28th & Runs Through February 3rd Sundance Institute announced the latest additions to the programming slate of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday, January 28th at Festival.Sundance.org and via a network of Satellite Screens across the U.S. Thursday evening’s Opening Night Welcome on the Festival … Continue reading Latest Additions to Sundance Film Festival Talks & Events

2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: NEW FRONTIER LINEUP ANNOUNCED

32 Projects from 21 Countries, Across Multiple New Venues Solastalgia, photo by Marine Bigourie; Hypha, courtesy of Sundance Institute; Anti-Gone, courtesy of Sundance Institute; Dance Trail, courtesy of Sundance Institute; The Book of Distance, courtesy of Sundance Institute; Spaced Out, courtesy of Sundance Institute.     Sundance Institute spotlights work at the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology with the New Frontier selections for … Continue reading 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: NEW FRONTIER LINEUP ANNOUNCED

Sundance Institute Announces Future of Culture Initiative

  Collaborations with Johns Hopkins and Stanford Universities, Produced by Institute’s New Frontier Lab Program, Include New Artists Residencies and Cross Disciplinary Summits on Arts and Technology L-R: Visual artist and sustainability scientist Diego Galafassi in residence at JHU ISET; director and producer Penelope Jagessar Chaffer in residence at JHU ISET; transmedia artist Stephanie Dinkins in residence at Stanford University. Photos courtesy of Sundance Institute. Los Angeles, CA … Continue reading Sundance Institute Announces Future of Culture Initiative

Mixing Object Materialism with the Real Illusion

By Stephan Pisko, Where human beings’ would dwell too long on the creative piece the machine goes so far then quits it’s job is done but the mind flows on it cannot stop. The artist prescriber injects the concept offerings within a machine a random rendezvous happens it doesn’t make any difference as to the sequential order of placement the blending fusion is un-bias. It’s … Continue reading Mixing Object Materialism with the Real Illusion

2017 Slamdance Festival to Showcase 11 Narrative and 8 Documentary Features Lineup Spotlights 8 Directorial Debuts From Women Filmmakers

The Slamdance Film Festival announced today their Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition programs for its 23rd Festival edition, taking place in Park City from January 20-26, 2017. Driven by a dedication to emerging artists, Slamdance continues to be the premiere film festival by filmmakers, for filmmakers. Established in 1995, Slamdance is dedicated to discovering and supporting new talents in independent filmmaking. Previous Slamdance alumni … Continue reading 2017 Slamdance Festival to Showcase 11 Narrative and 8 Documentary Features Lineup Spotlights 8 Directorial Debuts From Women Filmmakers

New Frontier Showcases Storytelling’s Future at 2017 Sundance Film Festival

  Now in its second decade of breaking new ground at the forefront of art and technology, Sundance Institute has curated an in-depth vision of storytelling’s future for the 2017 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival, January 19-29 in Park City. The full slate — including storyworlds in Augmented Reality headsets, projection-mapped acrobatics, a VR beauty salon producing neuroscience data via the … Continue reading New Frontier Showcases Storytelling’s Future at 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Anniek Verholt: Who’s Wings Of Creativity Inspire Society To look At The world Through The Eyes Of The Heart

Anniek Verholt is a Dutch artist based in London. After years of painting and drawing and having trained and worked as an Art Therapist; she was awarded a scholarship for a MA in Fine Arts in the UK in 2003. The technical and versatile nature of glass made her decide to transfer to the MA Glass course (based at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland) … Continue reading Anniek Verholt: Who’s Wings Of Creativity Inspire Society To look At The world Through The Eyes Of The Heart

Mary Fashbaugh: An Artist Of The Senses

  The artwork Mary Fashbaugh explores expectations and limitations of the senses in regard to human interaction. As Western culture grows more and more touch-averse, we rely on visual representation to navigate a majority of our communication. Loss of a more physical engagement with others and the world around us provokes her to explore personal boundaries and to question the integrity of sight. Humans have … Continue reading Mary Fashbaugh: An Artist Of The Senses

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM PROGRAM FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

72 Full-Scale Stories in Short Form will Inspire, Challenge, Engage and Entertain Audiences Sundance Institute announced today its full lineup of 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. Among the short films the Festival … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORT FILM PROGRAM FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

SLAMDANCE 2016 ANNOUNCES SUBVERSIVE LINE UP OF SPECIAL SCREENINGS, BEYOND FEATURES AND SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS

  From Adam Rifkin & Penn Jillette to Embers and Deep Gold, Slamdance Festival to showcase daring new filmmaking from four continents! Slamdance has announced its Special Screenings, Beyond, and Shorts programs for their 22nd Film Festival. The programs present bold DIY films by a variety of acclaimed and visionary filmmakers from all over the world and include 23 World, 13 North American, and 13 … Continue reading SLAMDANCE 2016 ANNOUNCES SUBVERSIVE LINE UP OF SPECIAL SCREENINGS, BEYOND FEATURES AND SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE COMPLETES FEATURE FILM LINEUP FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events: Bright Stars, New Stories and Fest Favorites Round Out Robust Festival Program Sundance Institute has 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. The Festival takes place January 21-31 in Park … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE COMPLETES FEATURE FILM LINEUP FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE CELEBRATES NEW FRONTIER 10TH ANNIVERSARY AT 2016 FESTIVAL

  (1) #100humans, Credit: 8i; (2) theBlu: Encounter, Credit: Wevr;  (3) Queen Rose Family (da Stories), Credit: Kalup Linzy Studio. 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, including immersive cinematic works, virtual reality installations, an extensive lineup of documentary and narrative mobile VR experiences … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE CELEBRATES NEW FRONTIER 10TH ANNIVERSARY AT 2016 FESTIVAL

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION AND NEXT FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  (1) Morris from America, Credit: Sean McElwee; (2) The Lure, Credit: Robert Palka; (3) The Fits, Credit: Paul Yee.   The Sundance Institute is offering a first look at the year ahead in independent film, culture and new ideas, Sundance Institute announced  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, January 21-31 … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FILMS IN COMPETITION AND NEXT FOR 2016 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Andrea Monroe: An Artist Of The Universe

  We are all ambassadors of the Universe here to express something larger than ourselves. Andrea Monroe is a very talented self-taught artist and writer who has worked in creative fields all her life. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, her only viable art lesson that she received was as a child for one semester at the Art Institute of Chicago. But during that brief encounter, … Continue reading Andrea Monroe: An Artist Of The Universe