Sundance Film Festival

Sundance: The Orchard Acquires North American Rights To ‘Dina’

Sundance: The Orchard Acquires North American Rights To ‘Dina’

The Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize winner Dina has found US distribution as The Orchard acquires the documentary’s North American Rights. The Orchard is currently planning a fall release for Dina. This is the third acquisition made by The Orchard at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, following the company’s deals for The […]

Sundance: ‘Unrest’ Documentary Finds A Home At PBS

The Sundance Special Jury Prize Award winning documentary Unrest, directed by Jennifer Brea, has found a home as PBS acquires the docs US broadcast rights. Following a theatrical release, the documentary will be aired at the beginning of 2018 as part of the multiple-Emmy Award winning PBS series Independent Lens. Independent Lens airs on PBS […]

Sundance: Netflix Takes Rights To ‘Mudbound’ for $12.5 Million

A film that has had the Sundance Film Festival buzzing since its world premiere at the Eccles Theater on January 21st has sold for $12.5 Million. Netflix has collected the distribution rights for the US amongst others regions including England, Canada, Italy, South Africa, Iceland and others. Netflix’s domestic plan for Mudbound involves a theatrical […]

Sundance Film Festival Awards 2017: Winners List

For those festival-goers that survived the 10 days trekking through three feet deep snow and attending screenings of up to 119 feature films in Park City Saturday night was the Sundance Film Festival Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Jessica Williams presenting alongside the jurors 27 prizes to feature filmmakers. I Don’t Feel At Home […]

Sundance: Chelsea Handler To Lead Women’s March On Main

Organizing Committee Member Chelsea Handler will lead the ‘Women’s March On Main’ that will take place on the doorstep of the Sundance Film Festival on Main Street in Park City, Utah — Handler will also serve as a host of the post-march rally. The Women’s March on Main is one of over 200 sister marches […]

Sundance Film Festival Awards 2015: The Winners (LIVE)

Sunday night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, the Sundance Institute have announced their winners for the Sundance Film Festival Awards. 21st ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS WINNERS: Below is a live list of winners from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Awards. US GRAND JURY PRIZE – DRAMATIC Me and Earl and […]

IFC sets Release Date for Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ‘God’s Pocket’

After debuting and being nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in January, IFC Film have announced that the drama directed by John Slattery ‘God’s Pocket’ will receive a limited theatrical release on May 9, followed a week later by a VOD release. Slattery commented on the IFC acquisition and release […]

A24 Announces Release Dates For Laggies & The Rover

A24 Films has announced, late on Friday, release dates for two of its recent acquisitions Laggies & The Rover. ‘Laggies’ which recently screened at the Sundance Film Festival is set to have its debut wide released on September 26th. The film was cherished by critics and applauded by audiences at the recent Sundance screenings where […]

IFC Films Snatches Up Kristen Stewart’s ‘Camp X-Ray’

IFC Films announced Thursday that it has acquired the North American rights to Peter Sattler’s Sundance debuted Camp X-Ray. Sattler also wrote the film, which stars Kristen Stewart and which was produced by Gina Kwon and executive produced by Emmy Ellison, Lindsay Williams, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, David Gordon Green and Sophia Lin. Payman Maadi and Lane […]

Magnolia Snaps Up Rights To Sundance’s Roger Ebert Documentary ‘Life Itself’

Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired US theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to Life Itself, a documentary about the life of Roger Ebert directed by Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters). A Kartemquin Films and Film Rites production in association with KatLei Productions, Life Itself premiered to critical acclaim […]

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Rights To Mark Ruffalo’s ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’

Sony Pictures Classics have acquired North American, German, U.K., Scandinavian, Eastern European and Russian distribution rights to the Sundance headliner ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’. Writer and Director Forbes commented on the deal saying “I am thrilled, Sony Pictures Classics consistently releases the movies I want to see. The film connected deeply with audiences at Sundance and […]

Sundance: Award Winners Announced

This evening in Park City, Utah, Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally have announced the winners of this year’s feature film Jury and Audience awards. The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary Rich Hill / U.S.A. (Directors: Andrew Droz Palermo, Tracy Droz Tragos) The U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic Whiplash / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Damien Chazelle) […]

Sundance Review: Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray is a story about a young woman, Amy (portrayed by Kristen Stewart) as she enlists in the military to escape her small town. Leading her to a life as a guard in Guantanamo Bay.

Netflix Releases Trailer For Sundance Premiering Documentary ‘MITT’

After acquiring original documentary Mitt just last week, Netflix have released a trailer for the upcoming feature that will premiere on Netflix on January 24, 2014 in all territories. Greg Whiteley’s original 90 minute documentary focuses on presidential candidate Mitt Romney along his six year journey through presidential candidacy. The documentary entitled ‘Mitt’ takes the […]

Zach Bra​ff’s ‘Wish I ​Was Here’ To Premieres At Sundance Film F​estival

The Sundance Film F​estival announced today the addition of two films to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival: Wish I Was Here to the Premieres section and Clerks (Director: Kevin Smith) for a special From the Collection midnight screening. The 2014 Festival will be January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. […]