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February 5, 2020
Sundance Institute announced Giving Voice as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23-February 2, 2020. The Festival Favorite Award is the 29th and final recognition bestowed on this year's features, including juried prizes and category-specific Audience Awards; others were announced at a ceremony in Park City...
February 4, 2020
Sony Pictures Classics announced they have acquired rights in North America, Scandinavia, India, South Africa, Benelux, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and worldwide airlines to THE HUMAN FACTOR directed by Academy Award®-nominee Dror Moreh (THE GATEKEEPERS, SHARON) and produced by Dror Moreh and Teddy Leifer (ICARUS, THE INVISIBLE WAR, THE INTERRUPTERS)., , , , With unprecedented access to the foremost American negotiators, THE HUMAN FACTOR is the behind-the-scenes story from the last 25 years,...
January 20, 2020
One-fourth of the documentaries in the Sundance Film Festival's competition for American nonfiction films come from the same upstart company, Concordia Studio.
December 18, 2019
Fifteen screenwriters will convene to advance their independent projects at Sundance Institute's January Screenwriters Lab, taking place at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah, from January 17-22, 2020. At the Lab, the screenwriters will immerse themselves in a rigorous and holistic creative process, working to further develop their scripts with the mentorship of accomplished Creative Advisors. The January Screenwriters Lab has been created and organized under the leadership of Sundance...
October 7, 2019
Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2019 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 7, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. For the seventh consecutive year, an ensemble of actors will read selected scenes from the winning scripts. The 2019 winn...
July 22, 2019
Sundance Institute announced Fellows and Advisors for the five-day 2019 Creative Producing Labs, as well as the three-day Creative Producing Summit which immediately follows; both take place at Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort. The Labs begins July 29, and the Summit August 2. These are the flagship convenings for the Institute's Creative Producing Program, which champions and develops current and rising generations of producers across fiction and nonfiction film. The program, which rec...
June 11, 2019
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today that its 2019 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah from January 24 through February 3, generated a total economic impact of $182.5 million for the state of Utah. These numbers come from an economic impact study conducted by Y2 Analytics, an independent market research and data analytics group now in their third year analyzing the full impact of the Festival, giving a full and consistent...
December 20, 2018
Acura is set to return to the Sundance Film Festival in 2019 with an immersive experience at Acura Festival Village. The brand's footprint at the Sundance Film Festival will feature interviews with leading actors, writers and directors at the IMDb Studio at Acura Festival Village, and with more than 100 Acura MDXs filling the streets of Park City, Utah as part of Acura's ninth year as a Sundance Institute partner. For 2019, Acura is collaborating with IMDb at the Festival for the first ti...
December 14, 2018
Fifteen screenwriters from countries including the U.S., Lebanon, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Kingdom will bring twelve projects to the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, taking place January 18-23, 2019 at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. The Lab provides an immersive environment that encourages all participants to embrace a spirit of creative risk-taking and collaboration, and imparts vital lessons in the art and craft of screenwriting while building a robust creative co...
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