Looking to avoid a sophomore slump after a well-received first year at the helm, Sundance Film Festival director John Cooper said the event's 2011 lineup reflects the "very healthy" state of…
Sundance World Cinema Documentary Competition
The wealth of talent in this year's Sundance's U.S. Documentary Competition reflects an effort to stress storytelling over pure journalism.
The Sundance Film Festival has tapped Russell Banks, Karyn Kusama, Parker Posey, Morgan Spurlock and Christine Vachon among the members of its juries.
"No matter what's happening in the industry, people are going to keep making films," opined John Cooper optimistically as he revealed the lineup for his first year edition of the Sundance Film…
Lorber HT Digital has acquired the U.S. theatrical and public performance rights to "Nollywood Babylon," a documentary about Nigeria's film industry.
"This is a festival about which people in the future will say, Wow, that was a year a lot of new talent came out of it." So predicts Sundance Film Festival director Geoffrey Gilmore about the 2009…
GEOFFREY GILMORE Fest Director A 16-year Sundance vet, Gilmore came to the fest from the UCLA Film Archives. Since 2002, he has been sole director of thefestival and, short of Redford, his is its…
Memphis proved to be the lucky charm at the Sundance Film Festival this year, as the winners of the two most coveted awards were both filmed in the Tennessee music capital.
Firming the remainder of its selections beyond the competition entries announced last week, the Sundance Film Festival is poised to present 55 world premieres and 32 U.S. premieres during its Jan…