“Our beliefs are simple. Stories and storytellers are a vital part of our society and the reminders of our shared humanity.”
— Robert Redford, Founder of Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute believes in the uncompromising power of art and cultural expression, and together, we stand for truth, risk, and independence in storytelling.


Become a Sundance Institute Member

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  • Indie

    • Presale access to Festival tickets
    • Invitations to special events
    • Annual collection of short films
    • 50% off your early or official Festival submission
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  • Supporter

    • Access to all Indie level benefits
    • Festival credential to access special venues
    • Presale access to Festival passes and packages
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  • Storyteller

    • Access to all Supporter level benefits
    • Invitation to attend our annual Cocktails with Cooper event where our Festival Director shares insider recommendations on must-see Festival films
    • Ability to purchase an exclusive 20-ticket Festival package with priority fulfillment
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    • If you are not ready to become a Member, consider making a tax-deductible donation. Learn more...