2021 Sundance Film Festival: Full Program Announced

72 Features, 50 Shorts, 4 Indie Series, 14 New Frontier Projects to Debuton Feature-Rich Digital Platform & Satellite Screens Nationwide The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival will take place…

Sundance Institute Presents: An Artist at the Table Presented by IMDbPro

Sundance Institute invites champions of independent storytelling to attend An Artist at the Table Presented by IMDbPro, Sundance Institute’s annual fundraising event hosted on the first night of the Sundance Film Festival, Thursday, January 23, 2020, in Park City, Utah. During the celebratory event, Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, will be honored with…

A New Era For The 2019 Sundance Film Festival

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited by Colleen Page As everyone walked in to get ready for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival press conference there was a sense that there was a change in the air. The festival program for the Sundance Film Festival was not only cutting edge this year, but one that spoke to…

Welcome To The 2019 Sundance Film Festival

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Edited by Colleen Page   Officially the 2019 Sundance Film Festival will start tonight, meanwhile there’s great anticipation in the air as everyone gets ready for the greatest film festival event celebrating independent film. Every year Park City with its old fashion streets of long ago is transformed into a magical…

Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning and more join animal coalition in urging Congress to oppose wild horse slaughter

Courtesy of The Humane Society of the United States Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning, Ian Somerhalder and countless other equine enthusiasts joined The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Return to Freedom and the ASPCA to draw attention to the threat posed to wild horses and burros. (See letter and…

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…

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 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…

StudioVox Partners with Sundance Cinemas to Expand Opportunities for Creatives with New Professional Network

    Los Angeles, California – October 8, 2014 StudioVox, a Los Angeles-based online network for creative professionals offering a platform for visual artists, photographers, interior designers, performers, filmmakers, musicians and other artists to network with like-minded colleagues, agents, companies and fans, announces its partnership with Sundance Cinemas Galleries, of Robert Redford’s Sundance Group. StudioVox…

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…

Hello From Sundance 2014

  When I talk to people about going to The Sundance Film Festival, they always want me to paint a picture of what it is like. Often it is very hard to describe the experience, but I think I might have captured the feeling with this piece. If you can’t go to Sundance 2014; it…

2013 Cannes Film Festival Review: “All Is Lost”

All Is Loss: An Individual’s Will to Survive. By Monteque Pope-Le Beau “All Is Lost” is a profound and psychological study of an individuals will to survive. It takes only a few minutes to realize that you are not looking at the movie, but a work of art. It’s minimalists style, lack of dialogue and…