Sundance Ignite is a program designed to excite a new generation of audience members and film artists around the power of storytelling. The program offers individuals ages 18-24 the Ignite Ticket Package, an exclusive chance to see the newest films at the Sundance Film Festival; the Ignite Fellows Program, a competitive and year-round Festival and industry experience; and Sundance Ignite On Tour, a traveling component designed to engage with students and emerging filmmakers.
The Ignite Fellows Program is a competitive and intensive yearlong Sundance Institute experience designed to provide artistic and professional development, mentorship, and industry exposure for emerging filmmakers ages 18 to 24 commencing during the Sundance Film Festival. The Festival program includes mentorship meetings, intimate panel discussions with filmmakers and industry executives, exclusive Film Talks with Festival filmmakers, and access to special events, as well as full participation in all Ignite Ticket Package events and benefits.
Acceptance to the 2017 Ignite Fellows program is through the Sundance Ignite What's Next Film Challenge. Submissions open August 29 - September 26, 2016. For more information and to submit to the challenge, visit sundanceignite2016.com.
The Ignite Fellows Program is generously supported by Adobe Project 1324.
Project 1324 and Sundance Institute teamed up for a short film challenge to find bold new voices in the next generation of filmmakers, asking them to show us: "What’s Next?"
Five winners have been selected to participate in the Sundance Ignite Fellows Program at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Check out their winning entries below!
Submissions have now closed for the selection process for the 2017 Sundace Ignite Fellows Program. Finalists will be announced October 18, 2016 and winners will be announced November 21, 2016. sundanceignite2016.com
Sundance Ignite on Tour travels with films and filmmakers to college campuses, community centers, and arts organizations for screenings, discussions, Shorts Labs, workshops, and case studies. For more information about how to bring Sundance Ignite to your area, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about becoming a Sundance Ignite allied organization, please email email@example.com.