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.
Sundance Film Festival
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
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah, where half of Hollywood will brave the cold to discover a fresh crop of indie features and thought-provoking documentaries.
Screen Media Films has set seven films for release in the spring and summer including Mike Wallis' Western "Good for Nothing" and Matt D'Elia's comedy "American Animal."
It's been 20 years since Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs" thrilled Sundance audiences and helped pave the way for a flood of low-budget genre films.
Helping independent filmmakers to feel a little less alone in the development of their visions, the Sundance Institute originated not with the festival but a year-round series of feature film labs…
Even as it grows, Redford's kid keeps an eye on promoting indies
Sundance is always about the next hot young thing, whether the intense doe-eyed actress or audacious firsttime auteur.