NIGHT BEFORE NEXT

A summer celebration benefiting Sundance Institute and its artists on the eve of NEXT FEST.

DATE Thursday, August 11th, 2016

TIME 6:00 pm

LOCATION ,

Celebrate the risk-taking artists whose stories shape and reflect our world. Join us for cocktails on the stage at the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel, followed by dinner and the presentation of this year's Vanguard Award, recognizing a groundbreaking new independent filmmaker, to Nate Parker. Close the night with an outdoor party with interactive games, a dessert reception, and a live musical performance by DJ Jace One and White Sea, the solo project of M83’s Morgan Kibby.

Join us for a night of film, music, and celebration and help raise funds to support our year-round artist programs at Sundance Institute.

Honoring Nate Parker
This year’s Vanguard Award will honor Nate Parker, whose recent work The Birth of a Nation won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize in U.S. Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Musical Performance By White Sea
The evening will feature a musical performance by White Sea, the solo project of M83’s Morgan Kibby, LA-based recording artist, composer, and director who was recently chosen for the 2016 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound.
Honoring Nate Parker
This year’s Vanguard Award will honor Nate Parker, whose recent work The Birth of a Nation won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize in U.S. Dramatic Competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Musical Performance By White Sea
The evening will feature a musical performance by White Sea, the solo project of M83’s Morgan Kibby, LA-based recording artist, composer, and director who was recently chosen for the 2016 Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Sound.

Host Committee
Charmaine Bailey & Sean Bailey · Ryan Coogler · Lyn Lear & Norman Lear · Ava DuVernay · Cindy Harrell Horn & Alan Horn · Pat Mitchell & Scott Seydel · Amy Redford · Nadine Schiff-Rosen & Fredric D. Rosen

Party Host Committee
Lake Bell · Damien Chazelle · Lena Dunham · Jay Duplass · Mark Duplass · Joseph Gordon-Levitt · Marielle Heller · Rashida Jones · Franklin Leonard · Justin Lin · Melanie Lynskey · Kevin Smith

Tickets & Packages

Ticket and table quantities are limited. Pricing and tax deductiblility subject to change.

Host Level Package

$25,000 ($22,496 is tax-deductible)

  • Attend cocktails at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 7:00 p.m., followed by party at NEXT DOOR lot
  • Priority service for nine guests for reception on the stage of the Theatre at the Ace Hotel
  • Priority seating for nine guests with high level artist at dinner
  • Entrance for nine guests to the outdoor party featuring live music and dessert reception
  • Recognition on dinner program as Vice Chair of NIGHT BEFORE NEXT
  • Recognition on digital thank you, print materials, and website
  • Access to program presentation of Vanguard Award honoring artist Nate Parker
  • Sundance NEXT FEST ticket bundle (4 tickets to the Membership & Alumni Party, 4 tickets to festival screenings)
  • Complimentary valet

Host Level Package $25,000

Patron Ticket

$1,500 ($1,187 is tax-deductible)

  • Attend cocktails at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 7:00 p.m., followed by party at NEXT DOOR lot
  • Individual guest ticket for reception on the stage of the Theatre at the Ace Hotel
  • Dinner for one at the historic Theatre at the Ace Hotel
  • Access to program presentation of Vanguard Award honoring artist Nate Parker
  • Access for one to the outdoor party featuring live music and dessert reception

Patron Ticket $1,500

Additional Patron Tickets:
Buy Two - $3,000
Buy Three - $4,500
Buy Four - $6,000
Buy Five - $7,500

Party Ticket

$150 (Non-tax deductible)

  • Access for one to outdoor party at 8:00 p.m. featuring customized cocktails, food trucks, live entertainment, and games
  • Sundance Institute Indie Membership (with these benefits)

Party Ticket $150

Additional Tickets:
Buy Two - $300
Buy Three - $450
Buy Four - $600
Buy Five - $750

Donations

Sponsor an Artist

$1,500 ($1,500 is tax-deductible)

  • I cannot attend, but would like to support the attendance of a Sundance artist at the event with a contribution of $1,500.

Sponsor an Artist $1,500

Sponsor Additional Artists: Sponsor Two - $3,000, Sponsor Three - $4,500, Sponsor Four - $6,000, Sponsor Five - $7,500

Support the Artist Fund

  • I cannot attend, but would like to show my support of Sundance Institute by making a tax-deductible contribution in the amount of:

Other Amount:

For questions or additional information on the NIGHT BEFORE NEXT event please contact events@sundance.org or (310) 492-2325.

Click here for a printable version of the invitation.

Check is our preferred method of payment. If you would like to pay by check, download this form and send it, along with your check, to:

Sundance Institute
Attn: Accounting Department
P.O. Box 684429
Park City, UT 84068