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Five Things You Should Know About the Making of Robot & Frank

Posted Aug 16, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Five Things You Should Know About the Making of Robot & Frank

Our latest installment in the “Five Things You Should Know” series probes perhaps the most inventive storyline from last year’s…

Short Order: Remembering Chris Marker, who set the standard for short filmmaking with La Jetee

Posted Aug 10, 2012, by Mike Plante, Short Film Programmer

Short Order: Remembering Chris Marker, who set the standard for short filmmaking with La Jetee

It’s hard to imagine a more irreplaceable filmmaker than Chris Marker.  The legendary filmmaker passed away last week on his 91…

5 Things You Should Know About the Making of Searching for Sugar Man

Posted Aug 8, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

5 Things You Should Know About the Making of Searching for Sugar Man

Sometimes the most effective documentaries are those that appear to be misclassified. Stories that, absent of a screenplay,…

Kickstart Jake Squared

Posted Aug 8, 2012, by Howard Goldberg, director, Jake Squared

Kickstart Jake Squared

Howard Goldberg is a Sundance alumn who developed the screenplay “Eden” at the 1993 Screenwriters Lab. The completed film was…

Congress Passes Janey Ensminger Act, Fueled by Sundance-Supported Doc Semper Fi: Always Faithful

Posted Aug 7, 2012, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Coordinator

Congress Passes Janey Ensminger Act, Fueled by Sundance-Supported Doc Semper Fi: Always Faithful

Last week was all at once the culmination and zenith of a journey for the audacious filmmaking team behind the Sundance…

August Now Playing

Posted Aug 3, 2012, by Sundance Institute

August Now Playing

Check out these Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival supported films hitting theatres across the country this month.

Recollections of Maria Catalina Prieto from the U.S. Embassy in Bogota

Posted Jul 31, 2012, by Maria Catalina Prieto, U.S. Embassy, Bogota

Recollections of Maria Catalina Prieto from the U.S. Embassy in Bogota

After a week of intense work the Film Forward 2012 team returned home. This program, an initiative of Sundance Institute, is to…

In Memory of Frank Pierson

Posted Jul 23, 2012, by Michelle Satter, Founding Director, Feature Film Program

In Memory of Frank Pierson

Frank Pierson was just plain brilliant – as a screenwriter, educator and leader. He was never afraid to have an opinion and was…

Debbie Berman Named Recipient of the Sally Menke Editing Fellowship

Posted Jul 20, 2012, by Sundance Institute

Debbie Berman Named Recipient of the Sally Menke Editing Fellowship

In 2010, the Sally Menke Memorial Editing Fellowship was created at the Sundance Institute by the late film editor’s husband,…

Comic Nerds and Villain Costumes: Michael Mohan’s Save the Date Finds an Audience at Comic-Con

Posted Jul 19, 2012, by Michael Mohan, director, Save the Date

Comic Nerds and Villain Costumes: Michael Mohan's Save the Date Finds an Audience at Comic-Con

Michael Mohan is an independent filmmaker and the director of three Sundance Film Festival selections, including "One Too Many…

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