ANNOUNCING THE JURY MEMBERS OF THE 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  Jessica Williams to Host Live-Streamed Awards Show  Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival with 28 prizes, announced at a ceremony January 28 that will be livestreamed at sundance.org, and on YouTube and Facebook. Short Film Awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 24 and … Continue reading ANNOUNCING THE JURY MEMBERS OF THE 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

PREMIERES, MIDNIGHT, KIDS, AND MORE: LATEST ADDITIONS TO 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP

Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, Kids and Special Events: From Documentary and Horror to Romance and Episodic (L-R) The Killing Ground, Courtesy of Sundance Institute; The Polka King, Credit: Andre Bowden Schwartz; My Life as a Zucchini, Courtesy of Sundance Institute. The final pieces of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival feature film program fall into place today, as Sundance Institute announces the lineup for Premieres, Documentary … Continue reading PREMIERES, MIDNIGHT, KIDS, AND MORE: LATEST ADDITIONS TO 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP

2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: COMPETITION AND NEXT LINEUP

Sundance Institute convenes a full slate of provocative and agenda-setting independent films at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival,  the 66 films selected for U.S. Competition, World Competition and NEXT, as well as a slate of environmentally focused programming under the Festival’s New Climate program. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 19-29. The Festival celebrates creativity … Continue reading 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: COMPETITION AND NEXT LINEUP

Change Is Coming To The Sundance Film Festival

Robert Redford the founder of The  Sundance Film Festival is pretty sure this is the best Sundance Film Festival they’ve ever had, and he also knows that things have to change. “It’s not the films. The quality, is better than ever!  It’s the size! I’m starting to hear some negative comments about how crowded it is and how difficult it is to get from venue to venue when … Continue reading Change Is Coming To The Sundance Film Festival

2016 Slamdance Film Review: “HONEY BUDDIES”

  By: Alystar McKenneh-O’Neill The best part of this film is the very talented Flula Borg who plays the best friend of David (David Guintoli) who has just been dumped by his fiancée. Unable to recoup the money for his honeymoon, David takes his best man Flula on the honeymoon.  Co-written by Flula Borg, David Guintoli (Grimm) and director Alex Simmons, Honey Buddies is a … Continue reading 2016 Slamdance Film Review: “HONEY BUDDIES”

Sundance Film Festival 2016 Has Now Started!

  The 2016 Sundance Film Festival has officially started.  With an array of unique and cutting-edge voices tackling such controversial issues as gun control, abortion and the state of politics today; it is no wonder that this year’s 2016 Sundance Film Festival will be one that is truly unique.  For 11 days the 2016 Sundance Film Festival will take those attending on a grand journey … Continue reading Sundance Film Festival 2016 Has Now Started!

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 BRINGS $83.4 MILLION TO UTAH WITH 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  Sundance Institute announced that its 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah in January, generated an overall economic impact of $83.4 million for the State of Utah, according to the independent annual economic and demographic study conducted by theUniversity of Utah’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the David Eccles School of Business … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE BRINGS $83.4 MILLION TO UTAH WITH 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Sundance 15: A Power Keg Of Diverse Talent

By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau   Storytellers broaden our minds: engaging, provoking, inspiring and ultimately connecting us.   Robert Redford, President and Founder There was  a deep chill in the air as people trickle into Park City. Some of them were local and some had traveled far and wide to attend the 2015 Sundance film Festival. There was an anticipation in the air which  everyone was captured by. … Continue reading Sundance 15: A Power Keg Of Diverse Talent

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SPOTLIGHT, PARK CITY AT MIDNIGHT, NEW FRONTIER FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

  Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced the films selected to screen in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival out-of-competition sections Spotlight and Park City at Midnight, as well as the films and installations to be featured in the New Frontier program. The Festival, which takes place January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah, is the centerpiece of … Continue reading SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SPOTLIGHT, PARK CITY AT MIDNIGHT, NEW FRONTIER FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

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Sundance Institute Brings $86.4 Million to Utah with 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Institute Brings $86.4 Million to Utah with 2014 Sundance Film Festival 10-Day Event Generates $6.9 Million in State and Local Tax Revenue, Supports 1,434 Jobs, Attracts Worldwide Media Exposure Valued at $65.1 Million Park City, Utah — Sundance Institute today announced that the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah in January, generated an overall … Continue reading Sundance Institute Brings $86.4 Million to Utah with 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Native American and Indigenous Program

Programs Include Screening Series at the New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Sante Fe’s Jean Cocteau Cinema, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Artists and Advisors Selected for 2014 NativeLab in New Mexico, May 19-23 Park City, Utah — Sundance Institute marks the 20th anniversary of its Native American and Indigenous Program with a series of events around the country … Continue reading Sundance Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Native American and Indigenous Program

Global Digital Platforms Unite April 28th to Create Worldwide Conversation on Poverty and Hunger

Worldwide “Open Call” for Short Films and Story Ideas on Tongal.com Five Selected Winners will Debut their Films at 2015 Sundance Film Festival Program supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Los Angeles — On Monday April 28th, 2014 many of the internet’s most popular websites—including El Pais, Fandor, Huffington Post, Hulu, Indiewire, Reelhouse, RYOT News,Salon, The Guardian, Upworthy, VHX, Vimeo and VICE News —will unite in a common mission to create an international conversation and increase awareness of … Continue reading Global Digital Platforms Unite April 28th to Create Worldwide Conversation on Poverty and Hunger

A Refection on a Life and The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

By Monteque Pope- Le Beau    It has been a month since The Sundance Film Festival and  I would like to say one more thing about it. 2014 marked the 30th anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival and I was one of the privilege people to be in attendance. 2014 is also the year I turn 40. As I was going about enjoying the Sundance Film Festival. I … Continue reading A Refection on a Life and The 2014 Sundance Film Festival