Sponsor Venues and Activities
|Sundance House Presented by HP
638 Park Ave
Come and visit The Sundance House by HP and absorb the Sundance Film Festival vibe! Hang out and grab a bite to eat in our Internet Café with free Wi-Fi, laptops and printers for public use. Experience the latest HP products and services in our Gallery and be sure to get your commemorative HP Festival photo – free to every visitor. We also provide dedicated services to festival filmmakers including a print concierge service and an interactive Aurasma technology experience. This is a great opportunity to observe some of the behind-the-scene activities that form part of every Sundance Film Festival filmmaker’s journey.
Take the weight off your snow boots and drop into the HP Live Lounge - an extension of the HP experience. Our heated tent is located in the heart of Park City and provides great views up Main Street. Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa, share your festival photos, relax and enjoy music from various local artists taking stage.
The Sundance House and the HP Live Lounge is opened to the public – no accreditation required*
Sundance House- Open daily from 10:00 a.m.
HP Live Lounge- Open daily from 9:30 a.m.
4k and Beyond: The Evolving Role of Technology in Digital Filmmaking
Monday January 21, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
The increasing demand for in-home theatre-quality viewing requires technology that can meet the power and performance needed to deliver on filmmakers’ visions. During this engaging and informative workshop, join HP along RED, Adobe, ASSIMILATE, Autodesk, OFFHOLLYWOOD, and Fusion-io, to explore how 4K is re-defining the creation and distribution of films. Come meet experts from panel participant companies, engage in discussions about the future of digital workflows, and view 4K in action. Moderated by: Ted Schilowitz, RED Digital Camera
*Venue may be closed to the public if private events are scheduled. Please check with the venue for confirmation.
528 Main St
Acura is proud to be the Official Vehicle of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to seeing the movie premieres, you can also be among the first to see the all-new Acura RLX, a flagship of automotive innovation, by visiting the Acura Studio on Main Street.
|Sundance Channel HQ
268 Main St
Come by our HQ to experience the most daring new dramas on TV. And oh yeah ... kick up your snow boots and play awhile at our lounge and cafe. Open to the public 10a – 6p.
|Chase Sapphire on Main
692 Main St
Go on location with Chase Sapphire Preferred(R) and explore a multilevel, one-of-a-kind experience that is sure to be one of best scenes of the Festival. See your favorite past Festival films from an entirely new perspective as you browse our gallery of exclusive memorabilia. Participate in video-postcard shoots and take photos as if you were on the set of a film. If you prefer to simply relax and warm up, no problem, navigate the globe in our travel-themed rooms with a warm cup of soup as you tour the building. Open daily 11am – 5pm.
|Short Films, Big Ideas Special Screening
Tuesday January 22, 5:30pm
Holiday Theatre 1
FOCUS FORWARD, a partnership between GE & cinelan, invites you to join Morgan Spurlock, Alber Maysles and Lucy Walker for the world premier of five new FOCUS FORWARD films including the winners of our $200,000 Filmmaker Competition, plus shorts by Alex Gibney, Steve James, Leslie Iwerks and others. Followed by Q&A with attending directors. For tickets please contact the Press Office or SIO Office. Limited Tickets available.
608 Main St
Join us at the Festival Co-op on Main Street for official 2013 Sundance Film Festival merchandise. Visit with some of our 2013 Festival sponsors, including Adobe, Canada Goose, Hilton HHonors and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, L’Oréal Paris, and Recycled Paper Greetings, and participate in a variety of offerings and demonstrations.
|Adobe Presents: From Script to Screen, the Fusion of Technology and Storytelling in Film
Friday, January 18, 3-4:30pm
New Frontier Microcinema
90 Minutes, Corporate Relations
From storyboard to distribution, the proliferation of digital technology is changing the way filmmakers create high-quality productions, redefining how movies are made. This new breed of filmmaker is transforming the industry by using digital technology to enhance their stories, simplify workflows and bring their content online. Join Adobe and a panel of prestigious filmmakers and artists to discuss how the latest trends in technology are helping them produce exceptional content.
Panelists will include:
Tyler Nelson is currently the assistant editor of House of Cards, a Netflix produced series directed by David Fincher. He is known for developing cutting edge technical workflows that enable directors to make changes until the very last minute, saving significant dollars in production costs. His previous projects include The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. For the past six years, he has assisted the two-time Academy Award winning editing team, Kirk Baxter, ACE and Angus Wall, ACE. He started his career as an assistant editor at Angus’s commercial editorial house, Rock Paper Scissors, before moving from commercials to feature films.
Bill Yukich has been editing music videos, live concerts and commercials for nearly 20 years. His career has spanned across several musical genres including R&B, Hip Hop, punk, pop, rock, country and beyond. Yukich has also created commercials for clients including Coca-Cola, Volvo and Procter & Gamble. In 2012 Yukich cut music videos for artists including The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adam Lambert, Flo Rida, Pitbull & Shakira, as well as two short films – one for the Oliver Peoples’ 25th Anniversary starring Ray Liotta, and another for Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive, featuring Mila Kunis. Yukich has recently stepped out of the edit bay to direct 2nd unit on a feature length documentary in New Orleans, about a haunted house, titled “Enter the House of Shock” a project which he will edit in 2013.
Bayan is the Head of Production at actor Rainn Wilson's production and media company, SoulPancake, where he oversees all production and post-production work, establishes workflow processes and systems, implements technology and equipment upgrades, and manages a staff of filmmakers, editors, and interns. SoulPancake's primary focus is to create daily web video content for its premium YouTube channel, which has 100,000 subscribers and 5 million video views. Prior to working with SoulPancake, Bayan was a filmmaker with Jay-Z's new media enterprise, Life + Times, out of New York, as well as a media strategist for the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C., where he helped restructure the organization's online content workflow. Bayan earned a BFA in Film, Photography, and Visual Arts with a minor in Art History at Ithaca College in New York, and prior to that, attended Idyllwild Arts Academy, where he studied cinematography.
Meagan Keane is the Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Story but her beginnings were in documentary film production. As part of award winning Interloper Films Meagan served as a Field/Associate Producer on 2009 Sundance Grand Jury winning documentary "We Live In Public" and "Join Us", 2007 Los Angeles International Film Festival Official Selection for Documentary. Throughout her career Meagan has worked with documentary greats including Ondi Timoner, Steve James, and Jessica Yu. In 2008, she produced a feature documentary "Defining Beauty: Miss.Wheelchair America" which toured the festival circuit in 2011. While finishing the film, she stepped from film production into film tech, first as an Artist Relations Manager for video at Avid and joined the video team at Adobe in 2012. Meagan holds her Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts.
|Canon Spotlights Cinematography
Monday, January 21, 3-4:30pm
New Frontier Microcinema, Park City
90 Minutes, Corporate Relations
Just one year ago, Canon introduced the Cinema EOS line of professional digital cinema cameras, offering storytellers a new set of tools for capturing compelling visuals and emotional reality on screen. This year, Canon will present a special presentation featuring a screening of shorts created with this groundbreaking Cinema EOS Technology.
Come experience firsthand the newest cameras and lenses that are changing the landscape of motion picture production and join us for an afternoon that will feature a special screening of shorts created with groundbreaking Cinema EOS Technology, including:
Bart – Directed by Richard Landes and cinematography by Peter Simonite
The big screen premiere of the narrative short shot on the new Cinema EOS C100
The Nightshift Belongs to The Stars – Directed by Edoardo Ponti and cinematography by Ferran Paredes
A short film based on an original story by Erri De Luca and shot on the Cinema EOS C300
Man & Beast – Directed by Dante Ariola and cinematography by Jeff Cronenweth
Inspired by true life events, the short was filmed in 4K resolution with a Cinema EOS C500
Immediately following the screening, Canon Film and Television Production Advisor Tim Smith will moderate an in depth discussion with Peter Simonite and Edoardo Ponti, as well as cinematographers Andre Lascaris (Ron & Bryce Dallas Howard's when you find me) and Alex Buono (Saturday Night Live) about their filmmaking process and how Cinema EOS products helped to bring their stories to life.
|FilterForGood®, a partnership between Brita® and Nalgene®|
Brita® FilterForGood® is back for the fifth year to help the Festival reduce plastic water-bottle waste. Be sure to pick up your free FilterForGood® Nalgene® bottle at official venues throughout the Festival and refill it at Brita® Hydration Stations marked by water drops on Festival transit maps.
|Intel Corporation Presents Creating Social Change with Film at the Center
Monday, January 21, 11:30am
The Shop, 1167 Woodside Ave
60 Minutes, Corporate Relations
Focusing attention on important causes and getting people to take action are not easy tasks in our modern, media-saturated world. Creating social change requires a concerted effort both to educate people on the issues and provide them with tools to take action. Documentary film action campaigns can be highly effective when utilizing digital and social network tools. Come hear how the producers of up and coming film Girl Rising and their corporate partners Intel and Vulcan have joined together to create a social model of social movement with film, digital and new film distribution models that can be a model of social change.
|THE HUB Presented by The Utah Film Commission
751 Main Street
Attendees and participants of the festival are invited to come and experience Utah all in one centralized location. Utah is a superb destination for business, tourism , and film production. Come to THE HUB and grab a warm drink, complimentary snacks or sit in on one of our panel discussions taking place every day. Join us in discovering what the beehive state has to offer.
Open daily 10-5
Celebrating the Vibrancy of Film in a New America: An Eye on Casting Presented by The Blackhouse Foundation
Friday, January 18, 4-6pm
The Blackhouse Foundation along with FOX Audience Strategy, Fox Searchlight, and FOX Broadcasting Company present a vibrant discussion about the dynamics and power of casting in a new, more diverse America. The conversation will provide perspective and dialogue across a wide range of platforms - from independent film distribution to broadcast television. Panelists will include some of the creative talent behind a number of the most diverse properties seen (or to be seen) in recent years - from FOX Searchlight to FOX Broadcasting Company.