2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Top Prizes Go To CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Flee, and Hive  CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Hive, Writing With Fire, and Ma Belle, My Beauty Win Audience AwardsPresented by Acura The 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, hosted by…

2021 Sundance Film Festival Announces Additional Films

Judas and the Black Messiah, Captains of Zaatari Join World Premiere Features; Passes and Tickets on Sale Now The nonprofit Sundance Institute today adds two more world premiere feature films  to the 2021 Sundance Film Festival lineup. The 2021 Festival will take place digitally via a feature-rich, Sundance-built online platform and in person on Satellite…

Sundance Institute Announces 2021 Screenwriters Lab Fellows

15 Fellows From Around the Globe Bring 12 Projects to Digital Convening, Developing Visionary Feature Films Fifteen emerging storytellers from Chile, India, Kenya, Tunisia and the U.S. will convene digitally for Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, taking place online via Sundance Co//ab from January 11 -15, 2021. The Fellows will work to further develop twelve…

Sundance Institute Selects Latest Slate of Documentary Fund Grantees

23 Projects from 21 Countries to Receive Unrestricted Support The latest cohort of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grantees, was announced, comprise 23 nonfiction film projects from 21 countries of production. Unrestricted grant support, totaling $540,000, will benefit the projects across various production stages from development to post-production.  Grants are made possible by The Open Society…

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive Writers and Advisors from a Broad Array of Backgrounds Come Together to Advance Distinctive Screenplays   Twelve screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute’s eighth annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles, to take place March 4-5, 2020. The Intensive, a two-day workshop for…

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…

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES NEW, MULTI-YEAR INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT THEATRE ARTISTS FROM MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA

  Sundance Institute  announced a significant expansion of its international cultural exchange programs for independent artists with a new, multi-year initiative to support theatre-makers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). With the goal of creating new opportunities for cross-cultural connectedness and in-depth mutual artistic reflection and exploration, the Institute will expand its existing…

SUNDANCE FILM FORWARD TRAVELS TO MIAMI OCTOBER 20-23

  Sundance Institute and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities announced  that Sundance Film Forward will host free screenings of acclaimed independent films and moderated discussions and workshops with talented filmmakers October 20-23. The events will take place in a range of venues from the program’s host, the Bill Cosford Cinema at University…

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 13 PROJECTS SELECTED FOR 2015 JUNE DIRECTORS AND SCREENWRITERS LABS AT SUNDANCE RESORT IN UTAH, MAY 25-JUNE 25

Sundance Institute today announced the 13 projects selected for its annual June Directors and Screenwriters Labs, taking place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from May 25 through June 25. The Labs are the centerpiece of the Institute’s year-round work with narrative feature filmmakers and are part of 24 residential labs the Institute hosts each…

“HITS” to be the first feature film released on BitTorrent Bundle

  DAVID CROSS’ DIRECTORIAL DEBUT “HITS” TO BE RELEASED IN THEATERS AND BITTORRENT AS PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT FEATURE STARTING      FEBRUARY 13 Los Angeles, CA (January 7, 2014) – Honora announced today that it will release HITS in February 2015 as a pay-what-you-want film, in partnership with BitTorrent, Inc.  “HITS”, written and directed by David Cross, debuted at the Sundance…

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…

12 PROJECTS FOR 2015 JANUARY SCREENWRITERS LAB

Participating independent screenwriters – drawn from around the world, including the United States, Latin America, Europe, China, and the Middle East – will have the opportunity to work intensively on their feature film scripts with the support of established writers in an environment that encourages innovation and creative risk-taking. The fellows will work with a…

Six Projects Selected for 10th Anniversary Rawi Screenwriters Lab in Jordan

  Led by The Royal Film Commission-Jordan in Consultation with Sundance Institute, Lab Supports Emerging Filmmakers from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine Anniversary Activities Include Public Panel with Award-Winning Lab Filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour (Wadjda)    Los Angeles, CA —Sundance Institute and The Royal Film Commission – Jordan announced the six projects selected for the…

Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound

Select Independent Filmmakers and Film Composers for September Music and Sound Design Lab for Documentary One of 15 Labs the Institute will Lead for Independent Artists in Film and Theatre This Year   Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound today announced the independent directors and composers selected for the second of two Sundance…