Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021

A tale of two directors who are coming to Sundance, each with a milestone career debut. 

One already has a history at the festival with a short film--her first directorial effort--that was well received three years ago. Fast forward to today and her feature-length version of that short...

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021

Three years ago, filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West got a dream Sundance debut. They premiered their film "RBG" to a sold-out crowd with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg not only in attendance but seeing it for the first time. There was a standing ovation, a bidding war and a big sale. It also...

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021

Director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.--whose feature film debut Wild Indian is slated to premiere in the U.S, Dramatic Competition at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival (1/28-2/3)--has secured his first U.S. and French commercial representation, joining the roster of Paris and Los Angeles...

Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

Bring Your Own Brigade, Rebel Hearts and Cusp are among the select field of documentaries set for the upcoming Sundance Film Festival.

The filmmakers behind them run the gamut in terms of their Sundance chops. Lucy Walker is a Sundance fixture with Bring...

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020

CoMPANY Films, the production house headed by executive producers Richard Goldstein and Ron Cicero, has added documentarian Sam Hobkinson to its directorial roster for representation in the U.S. spanning commercials and branded content. Just yesterday (12/15), the 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s...

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020

A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators of Sesame Street and the coronavirus pandemic in China are among the 72 feature films debuting at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Organizers on Tuesday unveiled a robust...

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute has unveiled plans for the seven-day 2021 Sundance Film Festival, offered digitally via a custom-designed online platform (festival.sundance.org) alongside drive-ins, independent arthouses, and a network of local community partnerships. The online expression of...

Monday, Jun. 29, 2020

The Sundance Film Festival, held annually at altitude in the snowy reaches of a Utah ski town, is expanding beyond the mountains. 

Sundance, the premier independent film festival, isn't giving up its home in Park City. But on Monday, organizers said selections from next year's edition...

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

The Sundance Film Festival is a showcase of new voices in cinema, and few have come through louder and clearer than Radha Blank’s. Her debut film, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” earned her a Sundance Award for directing in U.S. dramatic film.

Blank wrote, directed and stars in “The 40-Year-...

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020

Minari and Boys State won Grand Jury Prizes at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary competitions, respectively.

Minari is a decidedly different take on the American Dream, centered on a Korean-American lad whose life gets...

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