As execs look back on a tough year and get warm up for another Sundance, a genuine sense of excitement and optimism seems to be invading the indie world.
Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Institute has tapped 70 short films for next month's festival, including projects by James Franco, Spike Jonze and "Paper Heart" director Nicholas Jasenovec.
Sundance Channel and WE tv will launch on SingTel's feevee service Mio after Rainbow Media completed a carriage deal in Singapore.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
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Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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The Sundance Institute has launched Sundance Film Festival U.S.A., an event that will host screenings in eight cities during the Park City festival.
Rainbow Media's fledgling Sundance Selects label has acquired North American rights to Don Argott's documentary "The Art of the Steal," 10 days after the film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.
The Sundance Film Festival has unveiled a new Next section with six to eight films selected for their "innovative and original" work in low- and no-budget filmmaking.
One of the biggest challenges faced by any aspiring film composer is making connections within the biz. Six lucky composers are managing to do that at the Sundance Institute Composers Lab, going on…