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Day 2: Kristen Stewart Debuts in Camp X-Ray, John Slattery Moves Behind the Lens for God’s Pocket

Posted Jan 18, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 2: Kristen Stewart Depicts the Tedium of Gitmo, John Slattery Shifts Behind the Lens for God's Pocket

First-time filmmaker Peter Sattler got the inspiration for Camp X-Ray, a gritty drama about soldiers watching over suspected…

Day 1: Redford Reflects on 30 Years, Miles Teller is a Bloody-Palmed Virtuoso in Whiplash

Posted Jan 17, 2014, by Sundance Institute

Day 1: Redford Reflects on 30 Years, Miles Teller is a Bloody-Palmed Virtuoso in Whiplash

There was a stubborn elephant in the room at yesterday’s Day One Press Conference, the official commencement of the 2014…

How to Fest: Off the Mountain

Posted Jan 13, 2014, by Sundance Institute

How to Fest: Off the Mountain

It goes without saying: Even in an age governed by VOD and digital platforms, there is an inimitable quality to viewing film in…

How to Fest: Getting to (and Staying) in Park City

Posted Dec 24, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

How to Fest: Getting (and Staying) There

We'll just go ahead and say it--traveling to the Sundance Film Festival is not for the faint of heart. The good news is that…

Celebrating the F Word with #FreeFail

Posted Dec 19, 2013, by John Cooper, Director, Sundance Film Festival

Celebrating the F Word with #FreeFail

Ladies and gentlemen, we are 30! Let’s not fail to celebrate.

I set an agenda at the Film Festival offices to find a way to…

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy vs. Spike Lee’s Remake

Posted Dec 3, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt and Jared Hurst

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook's Oldboy vs. Spike Lee's Remake

Surely Spike Lee knows that the "remake" is the most hazardous terrain for a director to explore. Beyond the usual critics,…

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

Posted Dec 2, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

In a respite from the busy indie box office in recent months, we take a look at Sundance-supported films coming to DVD,…

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Posted Nov 12, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman—formerly the more long-winded The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman—is Fredrik Bond’s rapidly paced…

Twitter Takeover: Big Sur and Running From Crazy

Posted Nov 4, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Twitter Takeover: Big Sur and Running From Crazy

Back at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Michael Polish and actress Kate Bosworth—who also happens to be Polish’s…

15 Seconds of Advice From NEXT WEEKEND Filmmakers

Posted Aug 13, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

15 Seconds of Insta Advice From NEXT WEEKEND Filmmakers

Over the course of four days during the first-ever NEXT WEEKEND film festival last weekend, we asked filmmakers to offer up one…

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