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IMAGES AND PUBLICITY MATERIALS

Images related to Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival are available at www.sundance.org/images. All photos are copyrighted and may be used by press only for the purpose of one-time reproduction and only when including proper image credits and/or ‘Courtesy of Sundance Institute.’ Unauthorized use, alteration or reproduction of logos and photos is strictly prohibited.

Press Center FAQs

Q: What projects has Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival previously supported?
A: Learn about the past artists and projects Sundance Institute has supported by searching our Online Archives.

Q: How can I be added to your news release distribution list?
A: To receive Sundance Institute news releases, email press@sundance.org.

Q: Who do I contact if I need an interview or want to do a story about Sundance Institute or the Sundance Film Festival?
A: Contact the Media Relations department at 435-658-3456 or press@sundance.org.

Q: I am a journalist who wants to attend and cover the Sundance Film Festival. What do I do?
A: Visit our press accreditation page.

Q: I am a journalist who wants to view live streams of panels and events. What do I do?
A: The Day One Press Conference, select events and panels will be live streamed. Email press@sundance.org for a list of those events. To view these events later visit our video section. Please allow 24 hours for the video to post.

Q: I am a journalist who wants to cover the Sundance Institute Lab programs. What do I do?
A: We welcome press interest in our Labs. For information please contact press@sundance.org.

Q: How do I obtain high-resolution images from the Sundance Film Festival or Sundance Institute Labs?
A: For film stills and Festival images, go to http://sundance.org/images or www.image.net. If you have specific requests unavailable on those sites, please email press@sundance.org.

Sundance Institute Boilerplate

Sundance Institute is a global nonprofit organization founded by Robert Redford in 1981. Through its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, composers and playwrights, the Institute seeks to discover and support independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to connect audiences to their work. The Institute promotes independent storytelling as art and as a compelling and powerful way to inform, inspire and unite people. Internationally recognized for its annual Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Institute has supported such projects as Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, Sin Nombre, The Invisible War, The Square, Dirty Wars, Spring Awakening, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and Fun Home. Join Sundance Institute on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.


Festival Press

Festival Press Office

The 2015 Festival takes place January 22-February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah.

Contact Us
Sundance Film Festival Press Office
press@sundance.org

Press Office Festival Location
Ballrooms 1 and 2, Festival Headquarters
Park City Marriott
1895 Sidewinder Dr.
Park City, UT 84060

Hours of Operation
Wednesday, January 21
Noon - 6:00 p.m. (credential pick up only)

Thursday, January 22– Saturday, January 31
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 1
8:00 a.m. - noon

Accreditation

We invite members of the press to cover the Sundance Film Festival from offsite or to request onsite press accreditation. The accreditation application for the Sundance Film Festival can be found here and will be open until December 12th, 2014. To complete the application form, we ask members of the press for basic background information, as well as relevant film work samples and a coverage plan for the Sundance Film Festival.

Photos

Images related to Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival are available at www.sundance.org/images. All photos are copyrighted and may be used by press only for the purpose of one-time reproduction and only when including proper image credits and/or ‘Courtesy of Sundance Institute.’ Unauthorized use, alteration or reproduction of logos and photos is strictly prohibited.

Interview Requests

The Press Office is here to coordinate interviews with Festival programmers, Institute staff, operations personnel and other officials, as well as with filmmakers, New Frontier artists, musicians, talent and crew. Email press@sundance.org with your specific request, deadline and press outlet for which you are on assignment. We will do our best to accommodate all requests, recognizing it is not always possible to do so. In order to meet press deadlines, advanced notice is always appreciated.

We also have limited space available to us for these interviews; please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you are in need of interview space.

PRESS ACCREDITATION

We invite members of the press to cover the Sundance Film Festival from offsite or to request onsite press accreditation. The accreditation application for the Sundance Film Festival can be found here and will be open until December 8, 2014. To complete the application form, we ask members of the press for basic background information, as well as relevant film work samples and a coverage plan for the Sundance Film Festival.

Apply Here

Festival Documents

Publicity Contacts

The Publicity Contacts sheet containting a detailed list of publicity contacts for each film and New Frontier installation will be available in late Deceber 2014 for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Press & Industry Screening Grid

Press & Industry screenings are open only to accredited members of the Festival Press Office and Industry Office. You must present your credentials when entering Press & Industry screenings.

The Press & Industry Screening Grid for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival will be available in early January 2015

This document will be updated periodically leading up to and through the Festival.

Photographers & Videographers at the Festival

Journalists accredited by the Festival’s Press Office can request a photography ‘tag’ for an accompanying photographer or videographer. When displayed prominently, tags allow photo and video access to venues and events. Due to space constraints we are not able to provide tags to photographers that are not accompanying a journalist accredited by the Festival/

Tags can be requested by press line, panel, event or venue, and you must indicate your specific plans for photo and video (what you are requesting access to, how photos and video will be used, etc.). For photographers covering more than three press lines an ‘All Press Lines’ tag can be requested; Please note that these are extremely limited. All tags must be picked up in the Press Office.

For any questions please contact presscoverage@sundance.org.

Press line and venue access forms will be posted in mid-December.


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