Despite the economy crashing, ancillary revenue cratering and several acquisition deals falling apart, there seem to be more new indie distributors heading to Sundance -- and more success stories…
Sundance Film Festival
Veterans of the Sundance Film Festival know it's coming. They may not know when or where, but at some point, a Park City newbie will have an epiphany: "Man, the documentaries are so good!"
Forgoing past cinematic stereotypes, today's Native American and indigenous filmmakers opt for contemporary stories told in their own languages, with actors cast from their own communities.
Now that the indie finance model has collapsed and foreign presales and hedge funds have dried up, helmers have had to get creative, innovating new ways of survival, everything from slashing budgets…
Pact comes after several successful collaborations.
Enormously entertaining chiller embellishes the candid, caught-on-video format to thrilling effect.
Sundance Selects has picked up North American rights to "Tabloid," the Errol Morris doc that bowed at the 2010 Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
HBO has acquired all domestic rights to upcoming Sundance Film Festival opening nighter "Project Nim."
Sundance Channel is putting out the welcome mat this year at the Sundance Film Festival.
Sony Pictures Classics has snagged rights to Jeff Nichols' current Sundance entry "Take Shelter" in North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand.