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Save the Date! The 2022 Sundance Film Festival is set for January 20 – 30.

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Release Rundown: What to Watch in February, From “Drift” to “God Save Texas”

As releases continue to roll out over the coming months, the Festival lineup and projects supported by Sundance Institute’s artist programs are gifts that keep on giving.

That’s a Wrap on the 2024 Festival!

Congratulations to all the projects that premiered and to the artists who poured their souls into them. Thank you for joining us! Relive the magic with our full coverage of the Festival.

Documentary Filmmaking: Core Elements with Sundance Collab

In this eight-week self-paced course, you will learn how to move from concept through post-production with a documentary film.

Upcoming Events


Spotlight Event: Crafting Authentic Narratives in Documentary with Matthew Heineman
Join us March 2 for live discussion with the award-winning filmmaker.

Advisor Studio: A Director’s Guide Through Pre-Production with Robert Mandel
On March 6, Mandel will discuss how to effectively communicate with your team.

Spotlight Event: A Conversation with Will Ferrell, Harper Steele, & Josh Greenbaum on Will & Harper
On March 8, join our live discusson about the challenges of making this road documentary.

“You Have to Feel Safe to Fail”: Quotes From a Conversation With Emerald Fennell, the Writer-Director of "Saltburn"

Fennell’s sophomore feature, Saltburn, proved to be one of the most talked-about films of 2023, and now the film’s writer-director —and co-producer — treats Collab members to a discussion about the project and her filmmaking process.

About The Sundance Institute

Founded by Robert Redford in 1981 with the mission of fostering new voices in American storytelling, the nonprofit Sundance Institute is a champion and curator of stories for the screen. Today, our team of 165 employees works year-round to offer 12 labs and intensives, grants exceeding $3 million, and ongoing mentorships that support more than 1000 artists each year. Each January, the Sundance Film Festival brings artists and audiences together for the premieres of groundbreaking work, and year-round, the Institute hosts a variety of public programs to amplify original voices, inspire new ideas, and rally our community in support of independent storytelling.

Artist Opportunities


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