Sundance Dailies

Bryce Dallas Howard’s Sundance Short Film

This has been a banner year for actress Bryce Dallas Howard. Not only did she win acclaim for her portrayal of a Southern snob in the Oscar-bound THE HELP, but she has directed her first short film, which made its … Continue reading

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Sundance Doc Unlocks Stanley Kubrick Mystery

One of the more intriguing documentaries to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was the enigmatic ROOM 237, which looks at an abundance of theories that have surrounded the Stanley Kubrick horror classic THE SHINING since its release in … Continue reading

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2012 – The Best of Festival and Wrap

PARK CITY, Utah—- In its third year under the leadership of John Cooper as Director, and Trevor Groth as Director of Programming, Sundance 2012 kept its mission of championing new American independent cinema while exploring world cinema and opening up … Continue reading

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2012 Slamdance Winners

Amidst the heady week of activities in Park City, Utah, the Slamdance Film Festival had one of its strongest line-ups in years. Savvy buyers and programmers sampled the films at the event, which was held at the Treasure Mountain Inn … Continue reading

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Two Winners Of Alfred Sloan Prizes At Sundance

The Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize rewards films that creatively expand a sense of the sciences at a number of leading U.S. film festivals. At this year’s edition of the Sundance Film Festival, two prizes were awarded, splitting a … Continue reading

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Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Award

Since 1996, the Sundance Institute has collaborated with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) to present the Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Award. The goal of the award is to recognize and support a visionary filmmaker on his or her next film. Sundance Institute … Continue reading

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ATO Pictures Picks Up Irish Drama At Sundance

Many films in the past few decades have reflected the “Irish troubles” but a new film that made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival is one of the finest on the subject in years. SHADOW DANCER by debut dramatic … Continue reading

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Danish Director Gets Sundance Directing Award

Danish director Mads Matthiesen left the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend with gold. His film TEDDY BEAR earned him Best Director honors in the World Cinema Dramatic competition. The film is the story of a champion bodybuilder, an awkward … Continue reading

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Sundance Winners and Losers

They call it the Sundance alchemy…..the strange and rather unknowable process by which films with advanced buzz fall flat and titles that come out of nowhere become the next big indie flings. Such was the case at this year’s Sundance … Continue reading

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Magnolia Films On A Sundance Buying Spree

Magnolia Films, the specialty distributor whose winning strategy of day-and-date releases in theaters and on VOD platforms has greatly increased its revenue power, has been the most active company at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, buying the rights to five … Continue reading

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