Sundance jury members announced

The nonprofit Sundance Institute has announced the members of the six juries awarding prizes for artistic and cinematic achievement at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Also announced was the jury for the Alfred P. Sloan Film Prize. The Festival takes place January 20-30 via enhanced online platform at and in person at seven Satellite Screens venues … Continue reading “Sundance jury members announced”

Sundance is virtual! What would David Lynch say?

The fringe, old school, and original Sundance Independent Film Festival has taken place in the snow covered mountains of Park City, Utah since 1981. But, in the unprecedented times that are 2021, and for the first time in 30 years, the location has changed; Sundance’s new venue is the World Wide Web. Yes, even Sundance … Continue reading “Sundance is virtual! What would David Lynch say?”

Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels

Stage 13, the award-winning and Emmy-nominated original content studio, is premiering two virtual panels at the 2021 WarnerMedia Lodge held during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The two panels will be discussing two of Stage 13’s award-winning franchise series: Two Sentence Horror Stories, the horror anthology on The  CW Network, and Family Style, the unscripted Asian food … Continue reading “Stage 13 joins WarnerMedia with two Sundance panels”

The virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival begins

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival begins on January 28, and while it can be navigated in pajamas from the comfort of your couch (highly recommended, by the way!) they’ve packed a whole lot into the next seven days, from sunrise to sundown. Reel 360 will be reporting on the festival all week but we recommend … Continue reading “The virtual 2021 Sundance Film Festival begins”

2021 Virtual Sundance campaign launches

Battery and Havas Media announce today the launch of a new campaign for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The pair executed the creative & media strategy for this campaign including social, digital banners, and :30 film running across multiple video platforms. Sundance’s new virtual platform allows attendees to experience the festival online for the first time. “This is a totally unique … Continue reading “2021 Virtual Sundance campaign launches”

Sundance announces Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellows

Sundance Institute announced today the 11 artists selected for its first-ever Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellows, designed to meaningfully support women artists creating bold new work in film and media, with a priority on filmmakers from historically underrepresented communities. The fellowship includes a $5,000 cash grant, skill-building workshops, and year-round mentorship from Sundance Institute staff … Continue reading “Sundance announces Women at Sundance | Adobe Fellows”

Sundance selects 2020 Native Filmmakers Lab Fellows

Five Indigenous filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Lab is at the core of the Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous storytellers since its founding. At the Native Filmmakers Lab (June 29–July 10) Fellows will workshop scripts of their … Continue reading “Sundance selects 2020 Native Filmmakers Lab Fellows”

Sundance Institute joins Artist Relief as Field Partner

Artist Relief, the coalition of national arts grantmakers, is proud to announce Sundance Institute as its first Field Partner. In this new partnership, Sundance Institute will lend its expertise in the worlds of film, media and theatre, invest directly into the relief fund to act as a regranting channel for independent artists in those fields, … Continue reading “Sundance Institute joins Artist Relief as Field Partner”

Brand Storytelling wraps 5th Sundance Film Festival

Brand Storytelling completed its fifth annual BRAND STORYTELLING AT SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL from January 22 – 26, 2020. Launched in 2016, this unique “festival within a festival” has significantly grown over the past five years, attracting major brands and high-profile content development and distribution entities including; media and production companies, platforms, talent, advertising, content and … Continue reading “Brand Storytelling wraps 5th Sundance Film Festival”

Sundance co-founder sentenced to six years

After pleading guilty to the sexual abuse of a minor, Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival with Robert Redford, was sentenced to the minimum six years to life in prison on Tuesday. Judge Robert Griffin recommended to the parole board that Van Wagenen, 72, be kept in prison longer than the minimum … Continue reading “Sundance co-founder sentenced to six years”

Kartemquin to screen two new projects at Sundance

Two new projects by Chicago documentary powerhouse Kartemquin will premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in January. Minding the Gap Minding the Gap is the story of a revelation that occurs when director Bing Liu reconnects with two childhood friends in his hometown of Rockford, IL. Recounting their less than ideal upbringings in a … Continue reading “Kartemquin to screen two new projects at Sundance”

Lena Dunham joins Biscuit Filmworks

Biscuit Filmworks has announced the signing of multi-talented director, writer, actor, and producer Lena Dunham to their roster for commercial representation across the US, UK, and the Netherlands. This exciting partnership marks Dunham’s first foray into advertising representation, expanding her already impressive portfolio encompassing award-winning work in film and television. Commenting on the collaboration, Rupert … Continue reading “Lena Dunham joins Biscuit Filmworks”

Blue Table Post adds award-winning editor Lorraine Paul

Blue Table Post has announced the latest addition to its esteemed roster of creatives: the accomplished and award-winning editor, Lorraine Paul. With a remarkable career spanning international borders and a diverse portfolio of projects, Lorraine brings a fresh perspective and unparalleled expertise to the team. Lorraine Paul’s expertise is evidenced by her remarkable contributions to … Continue reading “Blue Table Post adds award-winning editor Lorraine Paul”

75th Emmy Awards pushed to January

The Television Academy and FOX have announced a rescheduled date for the highly anticipated 75th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. The live broadcast will now take place on Monday, January 15th, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern. This decision comes as a result of the recent SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes, which created challenges for the original September … Continue reading “75th Emmy Awards pushed to January”

Leslie Linka Glatter re-elected DGA President

Lesli Linka Glatter has been re-elected as the President of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) during the Guild’s Biennial National Convention held in Los Angeles. The announcement was made after she was elected by acclamation by the delegates at the convention. In addition to Glatter’s re-election, 164 delegates representing over 19,500 members of the … Continue reading “Leslie Linka Glatter re-elected DGA President”

“Barbenheimer” keeps the Box Office sizzling

Hold on to your popcorn because “Barbenheimer” is smashing box office records like never before! In its second weekend, the dynamic duo of Barbie and Oppenheimer continued their relentless domination, leaving a trail of jaw-dropping numbers in their wake. Last week’s combined gross of $244.5 million catapulted the total earnings for all films to a … Continue reading ““Barbenheimer” keeps the Box Office sizzling”

Outfest presents filmmaker Andrew Ahn with Achievement Award

Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting marginalized creators in the entertainment industry and showcasing queer, LGBTQ+, and underrepresented stories, has honored filmmaker Andrew Ahn with the Outfest Achievement Award. The prestigious award was presented during the Opening Night of the 41st Outfest Los Angeles Summer Festival. The fest is sponsored by Genesis … Continue reading “Outfest presents filmmaker Andrew Ahn with Achievement Award”

Outfest announces full lineup for 2023

Outfest announced the full lineup for its 41st Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Festival presented by Warner Bros. Discovery and Genesis Motor America, taking place July 13 – 23 in venues around Los Angeles and is headquartered at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood. “The depth of the talent and the boundless creativity we saw in … Continue reading “Outfest announces full lineup for 2023”

REEL AAPI: Filmmaker Vanessa Yuille

Editor’s Note: “REEL AAPI” is our annual celebration of the talented Asian American Pacific Islanders in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media. Through their contributions and creativity, they are making a difference on a daily basis. This list includes people like the award-winning director and editor Vanessa Yuille. Vanessa Yuille is an award-winning director … Continue reading “REEL AAPI: Filmmaker Vanessa Yuille”

Dungeons & Dragons take #1 spot at Box Office

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves grossed $38.5 million in its debut weekend, earning the film the #1 spot on the top ten list, knocking John Wick: Chapter 4 right out of the top spot. Paramount Pictures and Entertainment One’s fantasy action picture is based on the most successful role-playing game of all time, and … Continue reading “Dungeons & Dragons take #1 spot at Box Office”