THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE’S 50 YEARS OF IMPACT

AFI Conservatory Commencement Launches a Three-Year Anniversary Celebration Aimed at Educating Today’s Audiences and Tomorrow’s Artists It was 50 years ago that the American Film Institute began its mission — to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. Established by…

Sundance Institute Brings $151 Million in Economic Impact to Utah with 2017 Sundance Film Festival

  The nonprofit Sundance Institute today announced that its 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah in January, generated a total economic impact of $151.5 million. These numbers come from an independent economic and demographic study conducted by Y² Analytics,which used updated methodology and technology to…

Sundance NEXT FEST Heats Up L.A. Aug. 10-13 with Movie Premieres and Electrifying Musical Performances at The Theatre at Ace Hotel

  Sundance NEXT FEST takes it to the NEXT level with the announcement of seven films direct from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, paired with three energizing musical performances. The fest lights up Los Angeles August 10-13 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, and this year will include presentation of the Institute’s…

Acting Company and Creative Advisors Join Sundance Institute’s 2017 Theatre Lab at Sundance Resort

Jeanine Tesori, Alex Brightman, Annie Golden and Marsha Stephanie Blake Among Lab Cohort   Sundance Institute’s Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year’s participating acting company and creative advisors. The Lab, which runs through July 30 at the Sundance Resort in Utah, is supervised by Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing…

Artistic Glow

By Saga Elmotaseb   I recently attended Michelle Romano’s 3rd Annual Pre-Oscar Hollywood Event celebrating Woman in Film & Diversity in Entertainment. What a night! There were celebs and creative from the Fashion & Film industries, One of the fun attractive perks of attending this event, was having Artistic Glow there. Not only did they…

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…