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…

SLAMDANCE 2015 ANNOUNCES DIVERSE SPECIAL SCREENINGS AND BEYOND

  FROM “BASTARDS” TO “FEMALE PERVERT” PROGRAM LINE UP AND SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS   Slamdance brings powerful films from Israel, Iceland, China, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, South Korea and Greece, with San Francisco’s Batkid, Olympic veteran Stella Walsh and acclaimed German architect Gottfried Böhm; casts include Zach McGowan, Sophie Thompson, Fran Kranz, Joel Murray, Pedro Pascal, Yvette Yates and…

SLAMDANCE 2015 ANNOUNCES FEATURE FILM COMPETITION

PACKED WITH WORLD PREMIERES AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE FROM EMERGING FILMMAKERS   Lineup highlights first-time directors from around the globe including Turkey, Brazil, Austria, Italy and Ireland; distinguished casts include: Ashley Benson, Alex Karpovsky, Larry Fessenden, Brian Gleeson, Pras Michel, and WWE Veterans – Jake “the Snake” Roberts, Chris Jericho, and Steve Austin     LOS ANGELES,…

Anna Germanidi Named Director of Slamdance Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, CA  March 27, 2014 Slamdance Film Festival has announced Anna Germanidi as their Festival Director. Promoted from within, Germanidi has served as Manager for the festival since 2012. President and Co-founder Peter Baxter will continue to oversee the Slamdance organization, including the development of its Slamdance Studios distribution business. Germanidi’s tenure is specific…