In his brief remarks before the first public screening of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford praised the Sundance Institute's ongoing filmmaker development labs as "our core," noting that the festival itself was conceived "to create an audience for the filmmakers in our lab program."
When the Sundance Sunset Cinema opens to the public on Friday, it will be as much a return as it is a replacement.
The new theater, situated in the West Hollywood spot occupied by the Laemmle Sunset 5 for 20 years until it closed last year, aims to re-inject some life into Los Angeles' occasionally ... More >>
A clearer picture is emerging of Elgin Nathan James, who was arrested yesterday in Silver Lake on charges of extorting a "popular recording artist from the Chicago area." James, who founded an organization called FSU, which the authorities say is little more than a street gang, ran with a pretty imp ... More >>
This just over the wire from the Sundance Institute:"Sundance Institute today confirmed that effective February 28, 2009, Geoffrey Gilmore is resigning his position as Director, Sundance Film Festival. Gilmore joined Sundance Institute in 1990. As Director of the Sundance Film Festival he has w ... More >>
As I write this, a fresh blanket of snow has turned Park City, Utah into a veritable winter wonderland and, in an unprecedented occurrence, the jury and audience members of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival have proved unanimous in their assessment of the best of the fest. In the dramatic competition, ... More >>