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Academy and Sundance announce “Academy Conversations” series

As part of the “Academy Conversations” series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Blackhouse Foundation will present a conversation with one of Hollywood’s most innovative and entrepreneurial film producers, Will Packer, on Saturday, January 19, at 3:30 p.m. at Buona Vita in Park City, Utah. This[...]

Tracy Morgan collapses, is hospitalized at Sundance. Was alcohol a factor?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Once again, the main story out of the Sundance Film Festival has little to do with movies, themselves. That’s because “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan has been hospitalized after collapsing at an awards ceremony in Park City, Utah. Gossip sites such as TMZ immediately started reporting[...]

AP Sundance Film Festival 2011 LiveStream

hollywoodnews.com: In celebration of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, AP Live will broadcast live from this year’s annual festivities in Park City, Utah. Viewers are taken inside the action as it unfolds with live performances and interviews with some of today’s most sought after directors, actors and musicians. See LIVE[...]

Sundance Channel expanding to cover this year’s film fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Whether you are heading to this year’s Sundance Film Festival – which begins on Thursday in Park City, Utah – or following every happening from the comfort of your own home, it sounds like the Sundance Channel is ramping up its coverage to bring most of[...]

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS PICKS UP “WINTER’S BONE”

Park City, Utah (January 30, 2010): In a deal for one of Sundance’s most critically-acclaimed films, Variety reports that Roadside Attractions has acquired all North American rights to Debra Granik’s Dramatic Competition thriller WINTER’S BONE. Featuring an astonishing, star-making performance from actress Jennifer Lawrence (Jodie Foster’s upcoming Mel Gibson starrer[...]

Reflections on Sundance Film Festival, 2010

By ROBERT W. WELKOS PARK CITY, Utah–Reflections on Sundance, 2010 Hottest stars in attendance: Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. A media frenzy ensued during their red carpet arrival for “The Runaways” at Eccles Theater. Media members stood six deep, cameras flashing and TV interviewers gushing as publicists escorted their young[...]

Is the Sundance Film Festival becoming obsolete?

ROBERT W. WELKOS PARK CITY, Utah–Is Sundance becoming obsolete? It’s a question swirling around the Sundance Film Festival at this tony ski resort this year as the fate of independent films seems to grow dimmer and the money to finance these ventures is as difficult to cobble together as political[...]

Sundance Film Festival Juries Announced

The 2010 Sundance Film Festival (January 21-31 in Utah) jurors have been announced: U.S. Documentary Competition Greg Barker – Greg Barker is an award-winning filmmaker who has worked in more than 50 countries across six continents. His most recent film, Sergio won the Documentary Editing Award at the 2009 Sundance[...]

Sundance’s Spotlight Announced

The out-of-competition films at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival have just been announced. The Festival takes place in Park City, Utah from January 21-31. Here is the full list: PREMIERES Abel – Mexico (Director: Diego Luna; Screenwriters: Diego Luna and Agusto Mendoza)—A peculiar young boy, blurring reality and fantasy, assumes[...]