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23/06/2022

From the Labs: Kerry Warkia on Centering Indigenous Values and Decolonizing Her Storytelling

We've been conditioned to think that storytelling is a solo journey - the br...

23/06/2022

What We Learned in Our Recent Study on Gun Violence in Documentary Filmmaking

By Hajnal Molnar-Szakacs and Paola Mottura Five years ago, the Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program partnered with the Kendeda Fund to cultivate, ...

22/06/2022

30 Sun-Soaked Coming-of-Age Stories Summer Was Made For: A Watchlist

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21/06/2022

Sundance Institute Selects 2022 Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellows

Los Angeles, CA - Today the nonprofit Sundance Institute announced details about the incoming group of Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellows. The eight recipients o...

20/06/2022

Aftershock Discussion: Taking Action for Black Reproductive Health

By Stephanie Ornelas I can lead and grieve at the same time. These powerful words spoken by Shawnee Benton Gibson during the 2022 Sundance Film Festival s...

16/06/2022

2022 Sundance Institute Documentary Edit & Story Lab Returns In-Person to Utah

Four Nonfiction Project Teams, Five Art of Editing Fellows Convene for Collaborative Support...

16/06/2022

Channing Godfrey Peoples on a Bittersweet Miss Juneteenth' Release and the Urgency of Portraying Black Humanity on Screen

Alexis Chikaeze as Kai in Miss Juneteenth.' By Dana Kendall Editor's ...

15/06/2022

Don't Miss Out on Our Summer Shorts Program. Become a Member.

By Vanessa Zimmer From our London edition to our Indigenous shorts tour, by now you realize that the Sundance Film Festival doesn't happen just in January....

14/06/2022

Brian and Charles wins Audience Favorite Award at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival: London

Picturehouse Central, 12 June 2022 - Sundance Institute and Picturehouse announc...

14/06/2022

From the Labs: Celebrating Black Cinema with Director Rick Famuyiwa

By Stephanie Ornelas There were several lessons director/screenwriter Rick Famuyiwa (The Wood, Dope) learned as he evolved into a successful filmmaker over th...

13/06/2022

Happening Q&A on Reproductive Rights Shows the Power of Conversation

By Stephanie Ornelas One powerful conversation between two opposing sides can truly shift the direction of change, and every honest conversation starts with a...

10/06/2022

Don't Miss the Sundance Institute Indigenous Shorts Tour This Weekend

-- By Stephanie Ornelas There's no doubt that Indigenous cinema has blossomed over the years, with award-winning films like The Wild Indian, The Territ...

10/06/2022

From the Labs: Lessons From Cinematographers

Bradford Young won an Excellence in Cinematography Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival for his work on Ain't Them Bodies Saints, featuring Rooney Mara ...

09/06/2022

6 (Maybe 7) London-Set Movies to Celebrate Sundance Film Festival: London 2022

Steven Mackintosh, Emer McCourt, and Justin Chadwick star in London Kills Me, the story of street hustlers in England's capital city....

08/06/2022

Six Composers Selected for 2022 Sundance Institute Film Music Intensive

-- We are excited to kick off our Sundance Institute Film Music Intensive taking place from June 6-13. Six composers have been invited to participate in a nur...

08/06/2022

Catch These Sundance-Supported Films at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival

One of the most exciting parts of witnessing an artist's filmmaking journey is seeing what happens to their projects once they reach audiences for the first...

07/06/2022

The Janes: Documentary Stresses It's Time to Act

By Stephanie Ornelas When we organize and come together, we can change the world, but we need to take action to organize, and right now, everyone watching, w...

07/06/2022

Smoke Signals and Swiss Army Man Celebrate June Birthdays

-- Victor (Adam Beach, left) and Thomas (Evan Adams) go on a road trip to retrieve the ashes of Victor's father, in Smoke Signals....

04/06/2022

What to Watch: Sundance-Supported Films Offer Perspective Into Reproductive Rights

By Stephanie Ornelas Sometimes you have to let art speak for itself. As 2022 Su...

02/06/2022

Coming Soon: Sundance Institute Hosts Indigenous Shorts Tour

-- By Stephanie Ornelas There's no doubt that Indigenous cinema has blossomed over the years, with award-winning films like The Wild Indian, The Territ...

02/06/2022

Director Sophia Banks applies Sundance Collab skills to Black Site

-- Director Sophia Banks attends a Los Angeles screening of her film Black Site....

01/06/2022

Sundance Institute Announces Local Lens Screenings and Community Events for the Summer

-- Park City, UT - Summer is around the corner, and Sundance Institute is back...

31/05/2022

All That Breathes Wins Top Documentary Award at Cannes

Pictured: Shaunak Sen at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival By Stephanie Ornelas The 2022 Sundance-supported film All That Breathes has won the L' il d'o...

29/05/2022

We the Animals is a Magical Fever Dream Tracking a Volatile Childhood

Sundance Institute We the Animals is a Magical Fever Dream Tracking a Volatile Childhood The first narrative film by veteran documentary director Jeremiah Za...

27/05/2022

Release Rundown: What to Watch in June, From Watcher to Brian and Charles

-- By Vanessa Zimmer Seven films from the 2022 Sundance Film Festival - including the suspenseful Watcher and the warm and quirky comedy Brian and Charles - ...

26/05/2022

Sundance Alums Take Center Stage at 2022 Cannes Film Festival

-- By Stephanie Ornelas The 2022 Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and our eyes are on Sundance Film Festival alums Shaunak Sen (All That Breathes) an...

26/05/2022

11 Sundance-Supported Films From Summer's Hot Directors

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24/05/2022

Get Ready for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

-- Audiences who missed this year's Sundance Film Festival (or who want to relive it!) can enjoy a mix of fiction, documentary, and animated shorts cura...

23/05/2022

Nanfu Wang's Brave Journey Into Filmmaking

-- By Vanessa Zimmer Nanfu Wang's journey took her from a small, remote village in China with not a single movie theater - and where her family didn'...

20/05/2022

To Fly or Not to Fly, That's Not the Question

-- By Stephanie Ornelas No question, drones are impacting the way many filmmakers approach cinematography today. Whether in television, biopics, documentar...

20/05/2022

Ten 2022 Sundance Films Available to Stream Now

-- By Stephanie Ornelas Streaming services have become one of the most popular ways to watch films. The convenience and flexibility that streaming offers,...

18/05/2022

Documentary Storytelling With Care: A Learning Process

-- By Stephanie Ornelas In all things, to progress - to get better - means to listen and to learn. For documentary filmmakers, it's paramount they list...

18/05/2022

The Sundance Labs: Where Indie Films Go To Thrive

-- Greg Nava (far left) and Anna Thomas attend a Directors Lab at the Sundance Resort in 1981....

17/05/2022

What to Watch: 8 Sundance Films to Watch on National Biographers Day

-- By Stephanie Ornelas Pictured: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010) Biographical films give us the opportunity to learn about lives different from our ...

17/05/2022

Sundance Film Festival: London Announces More Films, Live Talks and The UK Tour

-- Three films to screen across the UK as part of the Sundance Film Festival: London UK Tour - Good Luck To You, Leo Grande; A Love Song; Free Chol Soo Lee...

17/05/2022

IllumiNative, The Black List, Sundance Institute Announce The Second Indigenous Screenwriting List

-- Los Angeles, CA (May 17, 2022) Today, IllumiNative, The Black List, and t...

13/05/2022

A Game Plan for Submitting Your Work to a Film Festival

-- John Nein is a senior programmer for the Sundance Institute....

13/05/2022

Ryan Coogler and Friends: Creating a Soundscape on Film

Ryan Coogler and Ludwig G ransson have worked together on several films, including Fruitvale Station. By Vanessa Zimmer Why do people say they watched a movie...

12/05/2022

Meet the 20 Mediamakers Selected for the new Sundance Institute Humanities Sustainability Fellowship

-- Pilot Program Directs Individual Support to Pandemic-Affected Nonfiction St...

11/05/2022

What to Watch: 5 Sundance Films to See During National Nurses Week

-- (Above: Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare) By Stephanie Ornelas Filmmaking plays an important role in our lives when it comes to sh...

09/05/2022

Meet the 2022 Fellows in the Native, Directors, and Screenwriters Labs

-- For four decades, Sundance has been convening promising new artists during the summer as part of the Sundance Institute Labs, where they collaborate with a...

06/05/2022

Personnel Thoughts: Our Picks for the Ultimate Sundance Film Mom

-- Sheryl Hoover (Toni Collette, far right) keeps her extended family (from left, Alan Arkin, Paul Dano, Steve Carrell, Greg Kinnear, and Abigail Breslin) on ...

04/05/2022

What to Watch: 8 Films that Take Place in the Newsroom and Celebrate Press Freedom

-- By Stephanie Ornelas Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John S. Knight'...

04/05/2022

Welcome to the Dollhouse, Waitress among Festival films celebrating May anniversaries

-- Jena (Keri Russell, on right) and her waitress friends (from left, Adrienne...

03/05/2022

Save the Date: Get Ready for the 2023 Sundance Film Festival!

-- It's been just four short months, but we are ready to dive back into the action! Today, we are announcing the dates for the 2023 Sundance Film Festival...

02/05/2022

Release Rundown: What to Watch in May, from Happening to Emergency

-- An epic frat party turns into an examination of racial dynamics for three students of color (RJ Cyler, Donald Elise Watkins, Sebastian Chacon) in Emergency...

29/04/2022

What to Watch: 8 Odes to Trees for Arbor Day

In Adam's Apples, Adam is sentenced to community service at a rural church, where he is assigned to care for the church's single apple tree. By Vanessa...

28/04/2022

Who Was Merata Mita?

-- By Vanessa Zimmer A single M ori mother who saw inequities in New Zealand, who had experienced oppression, racism, and sexism, Merata Mita (1942-2010) pic...

27/04/2022

Distributing Your Short: 4 Lessons Learned From Our Collab Video

-- By Stephanie Ornelas Short films force you to be poetic. They force [us] to be visual and sonic storytellers. These are some opening words from fil...