Win A Trip to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival!

The 2018 Win A Trip contest is over,
but if you'd still like to show your support, please visit our Membership program.

Enter by October 10 for your chance to win!

We’re giving away an all-inclusive trip to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival before any passes or packages go on sale to the public. Here’s your chance to experience the best in films, panels, live music, virtual reality, and more—all on us.


  • Round-trip airfare for two to Salt Lake City, Utah, from anywhere in the U.S.
  • A three-night stay at the Marriott Hotel (January 26–29)
  • Two Awards Weekend Passes to see the best of this year’s films
  • Invitation for two to the Awards Ceremony and Party
  • Two day tickets to ski at a Park City resort
  • Dinner for two at a popular Main Street restaurant
  • Festival merchandise


Become a Sundance Institute member at any level by October 10, 2017, and you'll automatically be entered to win. Your membership directly supports our year-round mission to bring independent voices to light—and as a thank-you for making our work possible, you’ll receive access to members-only benefits, like Sundance Film Festival ticket presales, invitations to exclusive events throughout the year, and more.

However, if you don’t wish to become a member at this time, you may also participate by making a donation of any amount or by signing up for our newsletter.

Learn more about membership levels and benefits.

  • Indie Creative
    (for artists & producers)

    Indie Creative (for artists & producers)

    • DISCOUNTS—on production services & software
    • WAIVED AND DISCOUNTED APPLICATION FEES—for labs and Festival submission
    • EVENTS—with Sundance filmmakers in CA & NY
    • INDUSTRY TIPS—from our Storyteller Tips newsletter
    • TICKETS—8-hr. Festival pre-sale
  • Indie Enthusiast
    (for audiences)

    Indie Enthusiast (for audiences)

    • SHORT FILMS—bi-annual collection from the Sundance Film Festival
    • SCREENINGS in CA, UT, & NY
    • EVENTS—meet our programmers at the Festival
    • MOVIE CLUB—a members-only look into Sundance films
    • TICKETS—8-hr. Festival pre-sale
  • Supporter


    • DOC CLUB—year-long membership to SundanceNow
    • PASSES & PACKAGES—member 8-hour Festival pre-sale
    • FESTIVAL VENUE ACCESS—including Music Café and New Frontier
  • Storyteller


    • DOC CLUB—year-long membership to SundanceNow
    • PASSES & PACKAGES—member 8-hour Festival pre-sale
    • FESTIVAL VENUE ACCESS—including Music Café and New Frontier
  • Non-Member
  • Non-Member

Rules & Regulations

  2. How to Enter the Contest
    1. "Win a Trip to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival" (“Drawing”) will begin on September 12, 2017, and will end at 11:59 p.m. MT on Thursday, October 10, 2017.
    2. The Sundance Film Festival is not responsible for lost, illegible, incomplete or late entries, internet service outages, delays, equipment malfunctions, and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her registration.
    3. To participate in the Drawing, you can register and join Sundance Institute membership by clicking one of the buttons in the section above. You can also enter without making a donation by clicking the appropriate button and entering your information. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.
    4. One entry per person is permitted regardless of contribution history or membership status.
    5. By entering the Drawing, you consent to being placed on our email mailing list for Sundance Institute newsletters.
  3. Eligibility Restrictions
    1. The Drawing is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older as of September 12, 2017. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Drawing is open to legal residents of the United States and is offered only in the United States. Employees of Sundance Institute and the members of their immediate families and/or households are ineligible to enter or win. The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    2. Entrants are required to provide truthful information. Sundance Institute will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements and will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
  4. Prizes
    1. During the week of October 16, 2017, one (1) drawing registrant will be selected to receive one (1) prize, which consists of two (2) round-trip airline tickets between any commercial airport in the United States and Salt Lake City, Utah, between the dates of Friday, January 26, and Monday, January 29, 2016—dates subject to availability; two (2) Sundance Film Festival Awards Weekend Passes; two (2) tickets to the Awards Ceremony and Party; a three (3)-night stay in one (1) room at the Park City Marriott, two (2) ski passes; dinner for two (2) in Park City; and one (1) goody bag of Sundance Film Festival merchandise. No other benefits will be provided. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner will be responsible for transportation to and from destination and departure airports. If closest departure airport is Salt Lake City International Airport, no airfare will be awarded. No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the drawing entities. Prize subject to availability and the drawing entities reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to award a prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable. The prize value of $2,350 will be taxable to the drawing winner and will need to be reported to the IRS on a form 1099-MISC. Winner and any travel companion must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Winner and guest must sign a liability waiver and travel release form upon winning and prior to traveling.
    2. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and, therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. Sundance Institute is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
  5. Selection of Winners
    1. Winner is selected at random from the pool of those who enter the Drawing from September 12, 2017, through October 10, 2017. Estimated odds of winning are determined by the number of entries received. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email.
    2. Drawing Sponsor: Sundance Institute, 1825 Three Kings Dr., Park City, UT 84060