Practice Photography Without A Camera

  By Stephan Pisko When we begin with photography – that very first moment – before the mechanics are between us and the picture we see ‘a truth within the moment’ and it is this that is: ‘photography without a camera’. The ‘camera cripples’ our artistic truths it reshapes our perception it deludes but the…

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…

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SHORTS FOR 2017 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

68 Short-Form Stories — Drama, Comedies, Animation, Docs and More (L-R) Come Swim, Credit: John Guleserian; Night Shift, Credit: Estee Ochoa; The Robbery, Credit: Lowell Meyer.  Sixty-eight short films, announced today, will complement the lineup of longer fare at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The short film slate aligns thematically with other Festival categories, including…

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…

2016 Sundance Film Review: “Sonita”

 By: Alystar McKenneh-O’Neill “Sonita” is the most important documentary of the 21st century. It is extremely well thought out, well shot, and enormous respect goes to Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Magham, who was forced to combine the subject of selling women and forced marriage, into her original subject matter of a woman rapper in Iran, to make an…

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…