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How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Posted Jun 24, 2014, by Straith Schreder, director of content strategy, BitTorrent, Inc.

How to Save Indie Distribution in 5 Easy Steps

Straith Schreder is the Director of Content Strategy, BitTorrent, Inc., which has worked with Drafthouse Films on its…

Is College Worth It? Andrew Rossi Investigates the Alarming Cost of Education in Ivory Tower

Posted Jun 13, 2014, by Jeremy Kinser

Is College Worth the Cost? Andrew Rossi Investigates in Ivory Tower

Documentary filmmaker Andrew Rossi is drawn to worlds that at first seem impenetrable. In his previous film, the riveting Page…

5 Sundance-supported LGBT films (that aren’t actually LGBT films)

Posted Jun 9, 2014, by Casey De La Rosa, Associate Director, Media Relations

5 Sundance-Supported LGBT Films (that aren’t actually LGBT films)

Each June for the past few years, we’ve spent some time looking back on the LGBT characters we know and love (see here and here

Now Playing: Obvious Child and Ping Pong Summer Round Out a Droll June

Posted May 29, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Now Playing: Obvious Child and Ping Pong Summer Round Out a Droll June

“Remember from before when we did sex to each other?” asks Jenny Slate’s character in Obvious Child, a rom-com redux that…

In a Land of Contradiction, 20 Feet From Stardom Shares an Inspiring Message

Posted May 27, 2014, by Caitrin Rogers, producer, 20 Feet From Stardom

In A Land of Contradiction, 20 Feet From Stardom Shares an Inspiring Message

A week ago, after 17 hours of travel, we landed as the sun was setting over Sarajevo, where vast mountains were silhouetted…

The Language of Film: Producer Cornelia Principe screens The World Before Her in China

Posted May 22, 2014, by Cornelia Principe, producer, The World Before Her

The Language of Film: Producer Cornelia Principe screens The World Before Her in China

The chance to screen and discuss The World Before Her with an audience in China was truly a unique and thrilling experience.…

The Golden Age of Creative Distribution Is Upon Us

Posted May 22, 2014, by PJ Raval, director, Before You Know It

The Golden Age of Creative Distribution Is Upon Us, Use These 5 Tips to Stay Ahead

This weekend I attended the sixth Sundance #ArtistServices workshop in Austin, Texas, presented by the Austin Film Society. As…

Unexpected Translations: Director Patrick Creadon Discusses If You Build It in China and Taiwan

Posted May 21, 2014, by Patrick Creadon, Director, If You Build It

Unexpected Translations: Director Patrick Creadon Discusses If You Build It in China and Taiwan

Though I've never been to one, I imagine a "dream lab" would be a pretty cool place to visit.

I was recently asked to take part…

Shared Identity: Students in BiH Find Parallels in 20 Feet From Stardom

Posted May 19, 2014, by Caitrin Rogers, Producer, 20 Feet From Stardom

Shared Identity: Students in BiH Find Parallels in 20 Feet From Stardom

Walking into the cold, dark, empty school building in Busovaca, a small village about an hour outside of Sarajevo, Bosnia &…

May Now Playing: Cold In July and God’s Pocket

Posted May 1, 2014, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

May Now Playing: Michael C. Hall in Cold In July, Philip Seymour Hoffman in God's Pocket

May is brimming with a full crop of films from the 2014 Festival making their theatrical releases. Among them, Jim Mickle’s…

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