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Sundance Institute and NHK Award Scandinavian Writer-Director Jens Assur

Posted Jan 28, 2012, by Bridgette Bates

Sundance Institute and NHK Award Scandinavian Writer-Director Jens Assur with the 2012 International Filmmaker Award

Last night, a small group of international cineastes gathered to celebrate the 2012 Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Award.…

David Gray Serenades at Sundance ASCAP Music Café

Posted Jan 27, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

David Gray Serenades at Sundance ASCAP Music Café

Although he’s never been tested this way, David Gray could probably keep his audience hooked while singing the text of a John…

Gingger Shankar Premieres Himalaya Song

Posted Jan 27, 2012, by Gingger Shankar, Director, Himalaya Song

Gingger Shankar Premieres Himalaya Song

The day started with the most inspiring morning at the Women in Film Brunch. There was a sobering speech by Catherine…

Filmmakers and Composers Tune Into the Creative Process Behind Film Music

Posted Jan 26, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

Filmmakers and Composers Tune Into the Creative Process Behind Film Music at the BMI Roundtable Discussion

BMI, the music company that manages licensing fees for musicians, gathered no fewer than 17 Festival directors and film…

Sundance Institute/Mahindra Global Filmmaking Awards Recognize Emerging

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

Sundance Institute/Mahindra Global Filmmaking Awards Recognize Emerging Independent Filmmakers

Mahindra is a $14.4 billion multinational company from India that employs over one million people worldwide. Because of a…

The Director of ½ Revolution Recounts his Experience on the Front Lines of the Egyptian Revolt

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Karim El Hakim, director, 1/2 Revolution

The Director of ½ Revolution Recounts his Experience on the Front Lines of the Egyptian Revolution

Exactly one year ago, a group of activist friends armed with cameras walked out their front door to the epicenter of the…

Sundance 2012 Shorts Awards Honor Pirates, Robots, and More

Posted Jan 25, 2012, by Bridgette Bates

Sundance 2012 Shorts Awards Honor Pirates, Robots, and More

Recognizing what is dubbed the Festival’s most innovative and experimental program, the Sundance Film Festival Awards for…

Sundance-Supported Films Garner Academy Awards Nominations

Posted Jan 24, 2012, by Sundance Institute

Sundance-Supported Films Garner Academy Award Nominations

Congratulations to the seven Sundance Institute- and Sundance Film Festival-supported films and filmmakers nominated for the…

In Memory of Bingham Ray

Posted Jan 23, 2012, by Sundance Institute

In Memory of Bingham Ray

It is with great sadness that Sundance Institute acknowledges the passing of Bingham Ray, cherished independent film executive…

Robert Redford, HBO’s Sheila Nevins, and the BBC’s Nick Fraser ponder Docs’ Potent

Posted Jan 22, 2012, by Claiborne Smith

Robert Redford, HBO’s Sheila Nevins, and the BBC’s Nick Fraser ponder Docs’ Potential to Change Change

How have documentaries changed the notion of change? That philosophical conundrum animated the lively exchange at the Power of…

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