What is the Sundance Film Festival?
Sundance Film Festival is the largest independent cinema festival in the United States. Each year this festival attracts about 50,000 people to Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance.
The Sundance Film Festival brings attention to independent film makers and their films. Each year about 12,000 films are submitted to be shown during the festival. Of these, only about 200 are selected for exhibition.
In addition to the documentaries, dramas and short films, festival goers will also have the opportunity to see live music performances, panel discussions with filmmakers and industry executives as well as media installations, parties celebrating the festival and much more.
For more information about the festival visit www.sundance.org
When is the Sundance Film Festival?
The Sundance Film Festival will be held in Park City, Utah, January 17-27, 2013. Tickets are not available for next year’s festival quite yet, however interested ticket holders can register for a purchase timeslot, where you can reserve the date and time in which you would like to buy tickets. Tickets are available for day to day admittance or festival passes. If you can’t make it out to Utah for the Sundance Film Festival, join the online audience of over 1,000,000 people.
Highlights from 2012
Beasts of the Southern Wild won the Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Film. The House I Live In won the Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary. Violeta Went to Heaven won the World Cinema Jury Prize for Dramatic Film. The Law in These Parts won the World Cinema Jury Prize for a Documentary.
Past Winners of the Sundance Film Festival
Films such as Garden State, The Blair Witch Project, Little Miss Sunshine, and Thank You for Smoking all got their start at the Sundance Film Festival. For a complete list of Sundance Film Festival Winners from 2012 click here.