Slamdance, launched 18 years ago as a renegade alternate to Sundance, is opening Friday amid bright prospects as filmmakers take advantage of lower costs of production.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions is poised to be an aggressive buyer at Sundance, according to acquisitions exec Joe Matukewicz.
"There's a lot of great restaurants in Park City. The problem is, they're all packed, and every film wants to host a dinner for their cast and executives," said Kenny Griswold, who along with Mimi…
Yahoo is busting into Sundance in a move to capitalize on the high-profile fest, offering access to nine short films on Sundance.yahoo.com and allowing viewers to vote for their favorite.
New distributors joining the fest fray aim to exploit different platforms for their big buys