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How to Fest: Off the Mountain

Posted Jan 13, 2014, by Sundance Institute

How to Fest: Off the Mountain

It goes without saying: Even in an age governed by VOD and digital platforms, there is an inimitable quality to viewing film in…

Observing the Future of Storytelling at the New Frontier Story Lab

Posted Dec 30, 2013, by Kamal Sinclair, Senior Manager, New Frontier

Observing the Future of Storytelling at the New Frontier Story Lab

As Sundance Institute invests in the advancement of story by supporting artists in the New Frontier program, we realized we…

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy vs. Spike Lee’s Remake

Posted Dec 3, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt and Jared Hurst

In GIFs: Park Chan-wook's Oldboy vs. Spike Lee's Remake

Surely Spike Lee knows that the "remake" is the most hazardous terrain for a director to explore. Beyond the usual critics,…

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

Posted Dec 2, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

December Now Playing: 7 New DVDs for the Holiday Season

In a respite from the busy indie box office in recent months, we take a look at Sundance-supported films coming to DVD,…

The New Frontier Convergence Experiment Works

Posted Nov 26, 2013, by Kamal Sinclair, Senior Manager, New Frontier

The New Frontier Convergence Experiment Works

Over the past eight years, Sundance Institute’s New Frontier program has been building a community of brilliant creative minds…

Apply Now: 2014 Native Lab Call for Submissions

Posted Nov 18, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Apply Now: 2014 Native Lab Call for Submissions

The Sundance Institute Native American and Indigenous Program is now accepting applications for its 2014 Native Lab Fellowship,…

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Posted Nov 12, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

In GIFs: Shia LaBeouf Courts Evan Rachel Wood in Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman—formerly the more long-winded The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman—is Fredrik Bond’s rapidly paced…

Twitter Takeover: Big Sur and Running From Crazy

Posted Nov 4, 2013, by Nate von Zumwalt, Editorial Manager

Twitter Takeover: Big Sur and Running From Crazy

Back at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, director Michael Polish and actress Kate Bosworth—who also happens to be Polish’s…

Why “Self-Release” Isn’t A Four Letter Word Anymore

Posted Nov 1, 2013, by Oliver Ike

Why “Self-Release” Isn’t A Four Letter Word Anymore

Oliver Ike is the founder of First Pond Entertainment. After working in independent film distribution for three years, Oliver…

Meet the 2013 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows, in GIFs

Posted Oct 28, 2013, by Kamal Sinclair, Senior Manager, New Frontier

Meet the 2013 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows, in GIFs

On October 23rd, 2013, Sundance Institute’s New Frontier Story Lab welcomed a new class of Fellows during a weeklong, immersive…

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