Sundance NEXT FEST 17 dates coming soon

An outdoor entertainment venue for attendees to mingle and enjoy a drink, snacks, and fun activities throughout the weekend.


A curated slate of twelve mobile VR experiences will be available as part of Sundance NEXT FEST, representing some of the most compelling independent narrative and documentary VR storytelling today. Google Cardboards will be given away onsite.To access the full line up visit

We will provide you with official Sundance New Frontier 10th Anniversary special edition Cardboard VR viewers. In preparation for mobile VR viewing, please download all or a selection of apps from the following list on your Android or iOS smartphone.

To get started, open this web page on your mobile phone and click the link appropriate to your operating system (Android or iOS). In addition to installing the following apps, for some works you will need to download specific experiences from within the app so they are ready to play when you have your New Frontier 10th Anniversary Cardboard VR headset.

Bison Herd Danfung Dennis

Cardboard Crash Vincent McCurley, Loc Dao

The Click Effect Sandy Smolan, James Nestor

Collisions Lynette Wallworth

Defrost Randal Kleiser

Evolution of Verse Chris Milk

fabulous Toby Coffey, Lysander Ashton, Ollie Lindsey (Royal National Theater)

A History of Cuban Dance Lucy Walker

Kia Nony de la Pena

Sisters: A Mobile VR Ghost Story Andrew Goldstein, Robyn Gray, Michael Murdock

Sonar Philipp Maas, Dominik Stockhausen, Alexander Maas

Waves of Grace Chris Milk, Gabo Arora



Involved since the festival's inception, Acura is honored to return as a Principal Sponsor of NEXT FEST2016. Please visit the Acura activation space at NEXT Door to catch a glimpse of and take a photo with the 2017 Acura NSX supercar and check out the All New 2017 MDX luxury SUV.


Whether for the big screen, the small screen, or the campfire, everyone has a story to tell. What’s yours? Tell it with Adobe Spark, the easiest way to create and share impactful visual stories. Stop by Next Door where we’re firing up summertime fun at Camp Adobe Spark! Join us for Q&A sessions with NEXT FEST storytellers and start telling your own story for a chance to win!


Go down memory lane with The Los Angeles Times! Test your aim and help deliver the Sunday newspaper at our booth!

The LA Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country, with a daily readership of 1.4 million and 2.4 million on Sunday, more than 36 million unique visitors monthly and a combined print and online local weekly audience of 4.3 million. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Times has been covering Southern California for more than 134 years.

Tequila Don Julio ™

Be sure to visit the Don Julio 1942 pickup truck and craft on draft bar for a delicious and refreshing cocktail in between screenings. In honor of Don Julio González and his passionate pursuit to craft the world’s finest luxury tequila, our 1942 pickup truck represents his unparalleled spirit and legacy, and we are certain our craft cocktails would make him proud.

Trinchero Family Estates

Come by and discover the delicious brand new wines from Pacific Heights. Every bottle of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is sourced exclusively from the most expressive coastal vineyards along the Pacific Ocean. The mystic elements from land and sea contribute to the quality of wine in each glass. Enjoy a complimentary gourmet popcorn bar and a game of cornhole while relaxing in this slice of wine country paradise.

Stella Artois®

Stella Artois is an authentic, imported, blonde Belgian Lager beer, with a floral hop aroma, well-balanced fruity malty sweetness, crisp hop bitterness and a soft dry finish.

Stella Artois was originally brewed as a special holiday beer “Stella,” Latin for “star.” The beer was so well received that it was made available year round.

Come by NEXT DOOR to experience the Stella Artois Airstream and taste Stella Artois and Cidre.


Stop by sweetgreen's pop-up for a taste of the sweetlife — we're handing out samples of our simple, seasonal menu. We make our food, dressings and beverages with purpose and from scratch every day in our locations in Santa Monica, Hollywood and West Hollywood.

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