Sundance Institute and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award $60,000 In Science-in-Film Prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

The Stanford Prison Experiment by Kyle Patrick Alvarez wins Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize Jonathan Minard and Scott Rashap (Archive) Receive Sundance Institute / Sloan Fellowship Jon Noble (Tyfus) and Cutter Hodierne and John Hibey (Otzi) Receive Sundance Institute / Sloan Commissioning Grants Sundance Institute today announced the Science-in Film-Prizes that support the development…

The Hidden Gems of Sundance 2015

  By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Images By: The Sundance Film Festival Here in the beauty that is Park City surrounded by tall snowcap mountains The 2015 Sundance Film Festival has returned with an outstanding selection of films, filmmakers and artist of which has made this years festival one to remember. From Robert Redford’s wonderfully fun film…

Deep in the Midst of Winter- A review of “Bob And The Trees”, a 2015 Sundance Film Festival NEXT Selection Feature Film

By: Vernon Nickerson Whether you are a snow lover or just missing the surreal peace and quiet of freshly fallen snow, you will feel right at home with Bob and his family in writer/Director Diego Ongaro’s drama, Bob and The Trees. Bob is a sustainable-forester/logger/farmer/husband/father at odds with his inevitable transition into the world of…

2014 AFI Film Festival Review: Questions that demand answers….A.K.A. the movie “Girlhood”

  By: Vernon Nickerson The France depicted in Writer/Director Céline Sciamma’s film “Girlhood” (in French with English subtitles) is apparently failing its children of color.  Which is being featured at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. When the main character, Marieme, alias Vic, played by Karidja Touré cannot qualify to continue her education in high school…

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…

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES JURY MEMBERS FOR 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Comedian Tig Notaro will host the Festival’s feature film awards ceremony on January 31 in Park City, which will be live streamed at sundance.org. Included on Business Insider’s list of “50 Women Who Are Changing the World” and Rolling Stone‘s list of “50 Funniest People Now,” Notaro was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014 for her sophomore release LIVE. Still a…

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ADDS MORE TO THE 2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Sundance Institute today announced the addition of 10 films, events and New Frontier installations to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs…

2015 Sundance film Festival Line Up Announced

  Park City, UT — Sundance Institute announced the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections, as well as the selections for a new Special Events section and participants for two panels, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden…

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…