All posts tagged "Sundance Institute"

  • A Teller’s Market: How To Tell Your Own Story and Lay Bare Your Personal Brand

    Tasked with unpacking the most overlooked, underestimated part of film marketing and distribution, I considered examples of what previous MovieMaker writers had discussed in these...

  • Don’t Wait for a Deal to Float Your Way. Self-Distribution Can Be Plan A For Your Feature

    David Larkin, CEO and founder of GoWatchIt, once argued that all independent filmmakers need to approach distribution with a solid “plan A for their plan...

  • The Creative Distribution Fellowship: How Sundance Institute Is Working to Build Moviemakers From the Ground Up

    Here’s something I’ve noticed in our world of storytelling: There are tons of fellowships out there. There are fellowships for screenwriting. There are fellowships for...

  • get link At Home Behind the Camera: Actor-Turned-Director Macon Blair Talks Making I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore

    Macon Blair is no stranger to Sundance. The actor is the childhood friend of, and a long-time collaborator with, writer-director Jeremy Saulnier, and their breakout...

  • Dixie Flicks: How Justin Wheelon Persuaded Skeptical South Carolinians to Embrace Southern City Film Festival

    How does a Southeastern film festival land a spot on Film Freeway’s top 100 best-reviewed festivals list after its first year? “We took Southern hospitality...

  • "Trial By Fire:" 25 Years Later, Quentin Tarantino Looks Back on How Reservoir Dogs Tested Him at Sundance

    A fervent audience crowded the Eccles Theater to witness one of American Independent cinema’s most widely acclaimed enfant terribles return to the festival that served as...

  • Sundance 2017: 66 Feature Films in Competition and NEXT Sections Announced

    The Sundance Film Festival today announced 66 feature selections from the Competition (U.S. and World) and NEXT sections of the 2017 edition, which runs January...

  • So You’re An LGBT Moviemaker: Here’s Some Basic Advice (That’s Actually Useful to All)

    Navigating the landscape of the LGBT indie film world can be challenging for veteran filmmakers and newbies alike. Sometimes it’s hard to even navigate all...

  • follow site Where are the Agents of Change? A Primer on the ACLU Investigation into Hollywood’s Gender Discrimination

    When director and Transparent creator Jill Soloway delivered her fiery, uproarious keynote address to the graduating students of the AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women...

  • The Sundance Kid: A Conversation With Robert Redford

    Redford. For movie fans worldwide, the last name alone conjures cinematic images of a sardonic outlaw, an undeterred reporter and the love of Barbara Streisand’s...