Sundance, the first major fest to take place in the midst of the brutal economic downturn, is likely to be a more subdued affair.
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Executives from Sundance, which kicks off Thursday, are in advanced negotiations with Abu Dhabi-based investment org Mubadala to launch a film festival in the oil-rich emirate.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired worldwide sales rights to Nahid Persson Sarvestani's "The Queen and I," a docu chronicling the relationship between the exiled Iranian helmer and Farah Pahliva…
Sony Pictures Classics has sealed a deal for North American rights to James Toback's docu "Tyson," unspooling in the Sundance Film Festival's Spectrum section. SPC began talks to acquire the boxer's…
When sellers trek to Sundance this week, they will be peddling a host of star-driven projects, ranging from a gritty Antoine Fuqua cop drama with Richard Gere and Ethan Hawke, to a gay buddy comedy…
Judging by last week's Consumers Electronics Show and Television Critics Assn. confab, it will be a lean scene on the fest and tradeshow circuit this year.
Composer/musician Rolfe Kent will score live images with guest musicians during his "Magnificent Howling Audience Score-Shop," part of BMI's events at the Sundance Film Festival.
Performances and readings related to "The People Speak: Voices of a People's History of the United States" will be the centerpiece of ASCAP's 11th annual Music Cafe at the Sundance Film Festival.
Music matters at Sundance. Both the Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival have long supported the cross-pollination between music and film.
Jim Strouse's drama "The Winning Season" has been added to the Premieres section of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
The top prizewinner at Intl. Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, "Burma VJ" celebrates the courage of the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), a group of underground journalists who risked their lives…