"Disrupting the way the media system works requires an industry-wide solution, and Sundance Institute is proud to be part of assembling the remarkable team of Ambassadors who will carry out this groundbreaking, peer-to-peer approach to making change.” - Keri Putnam, Executive Director of Sundance Institute

Women In Film, Sundance Institute and 50 Hollywood Leaders Launch ReFrame to Create Sustainable Gender Equity in Film and Television

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"An artist's duty is to reflect the times" Nina Simone. Happy birthday Ms. Simone! This image is from Liz Garbus' documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

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Justin Simien’s Dear White People premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent.

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Doc filmmakers Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini in convo with Dina Buna, a woman on the Autism spectrum whose romance is chronicled in their Grand Jury Prize: U.S. Documentary winner, DINA
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As part of their commitment to developing and nurturing the next generation of creative voices, Sundance Institute and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation annually select four Knight Fellows to attend the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Introducing the 2017 Knight Fellows

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Calling all documentary producers! Apply by tomorrow, 2/17, for our Documentary Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship. Learn more and apply: [ Bit.ly Link ]

This fellowship is a year-long program designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support through the Creative Producing Lab, Creative Producing Summit, Sundance Film Festival attendance, year-round mentorship from...
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Happy Valentine's Day! From Love & Basketball to 500 Days of Summer, what is your favorite romantic film that has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Kickstarter celebrated some major milestones at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. It was the seventh year that Kickstarter-funded films have screened at the Festival, with two of our alumni winning major awards

Count 'Em: Kickstarter's Seventh Go-Around at the Sundance Film Festival

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Doc filmmakers Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini in convo with Dina Buno, a woman on the Autism spectrum whose romance is chronicled in their Grand Jury Prize: U.S. Documentary winner, DINA
NYC represent! Alex Ross Perry (GOLDEN EXITS) and Dustin Guy Defa (PERSON TO PERSON) on how their 2017 Sundance Film Festival projects came to be.
Jack Henry Robbins, son of Tim Robbins, once auditioned to play his father's son.. and didn't get the part.

Learn more fun facts about Jack Henry and Tim in this convo from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival where each of them had a film screen this year - HOT WINTER: A FILM BY DICK PIERRE and MARJORIE PRIME, respectively.
Take a look back at the very eventful 2017 Sundance Film Festival..
"Some 40 movies, numerous long shuttle rides, dozens of snow flurries and several bottles of eye-drops later, we returned from Park City, Utah, wowed by movies that ran the gamut from high-fiber documentaries to high-caliber dramas to a mood piece featuring Casey Affleck under a sheet that made us feel high" Rolling Stone

15 Best Movies and Performances of 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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It's one of the quickest turnarounds in recent memory for a Grand Jury Prize Winner, but Macon Blair's aptly titled "I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore" comes to Netflix this month. Check out the full list of Sundance-supported films hitting theaters and digital platforms this month.

What to Watch in February

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Eliza Hittman (BEACH RATS) and Gillian Robespierre (LANDLINE) take us on a tour of their paths to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, their latest projects, motherhood and more.
Matt Heineman (CITY OF GHOSTS) and Shaul Schwarz (TROPHY) discuss their 2017 Sundance Film Festival docs, how they got into filmmaking in the first place, and the films their mothers would like them to tackle next.
Janicza Bravo and Brett Gelman (LEMON) and Michelle Morgan (L.A. TIMES) discuss fries, their 2017 Sundance Film Festival projects, writing processes, and more.
Jack Henry Robbins, son of Tim Robbins, once auditioned to play his father's son.. and didn't get the part.

Learn more fun facts about Jack Henry and Tim in this convo from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival where each of them had a film screen this year - HOT WINTER: A FILM BY DICK PIERRE and MARJORIE PRIME, respectively.
"An epic drama of racial strife in 1940s Mississippi, a surreal ghost story, and a gay coming-of-age romance were among the hits of this year’s film festival" The Atlantic discusses their top 15 films of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival: [ Theatln.tc Link ]
While the event says it champions artists, not politics, its array of films affirms its decidedly diverse identity.

No Escaping Politics at the Progressive Sundance Film Festival

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