Category: Sundance Film Festival

Applying to Film Festivals 10 Dos and 5 Don’ts

Applying to Film Festivals 10 Dos and 5 Don’ts

So it's that intense festival time of year again. You’re considering festivals, applying to festivals and who ...

Exciting Times in Park City

While Smith feels that taking his film on the road by himself is the most groundbreaking aspect of his act, I actually feel that the work he has been doing for the past number of years has been what is truly revolutionary about his project. He has created a unique relationship with a large and devoted audience. In essence he has created himself into an artist entrepreneur in the best sense of the term.

Lessons from the Lab: Advice to Films Heading for Their Festival Premiere

Almost two weeks ago I wrote a piece for those who did not get into the Sundance or Slamdance Film Festivals. ...

Didn’t Get into Sundance? A World of Opportunity Awaits

The Sundance Film Festival has started announcing its slate for the 2011 festival. This has traditionally been a nerve wracking time for independent filmmakers who, in the past, have put so much stock into premiere film festivals like Sundance. But in the new world of distribution, marketing and audience engagement the world is a much better place than it was just five years ago for the thousands of films that do not get into Sundance, or any other premiere festival.