A Place at the Table directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush join executive producer chef Tom Colicchio (center) on the press line for the film’s premiere during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
A Place at the Table (fka Finding North) is now in theatres, on itunes, and on demand.
Learn more about Sundance-supported films playing in March here.
Photo by Dave Tucker
Welcome to Shorts Break Friday. We have two amazing shorts today, freshly released on the YouTube Screening Room, that you won’t want to miss. They are innovative, entertaining and brimming with talent. In fact, both of these filmmakers have won Sundance’s highest short film prize, so you are in a for a real treat with both Terminal Bar and The Meaning of Life.
Stefan Nadelman accepted the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking for his film Terminal Bar during the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
Don Hertzfeldt introduces his animated film The Meaning of Life during the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
Read more about Shorts Break Friday and see the films here.
Photos by Fred Hayes and Jesse Grant
Sundance Institute is honored to congratulate the films and filmmakers recognized at the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards this past weekend.
The Sundance-supported winners include John Hawkes, who earned Best Male Lead at the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards for his role in Ben Lewin’s The Sessions, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
Check out all the Sundance-supported winners here.
Photo by Jemal Countess
Leading up to the 85th edition of the Academy Awards today, we’re profiling this year’s Sundance-supported Oscar nominees.
Beasts of the Southern Wild is nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Director Benh Zeitlin premiered his film during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won the US Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and Excellence in Cinematography Award.
The script for Beasts of the Southern Wild, co-written by Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin, first received support from Sundance Institute at the 2009 January Screenwriters Lab. This initial connection spawned a three-year journey during the development of the film that saw Zeitlin return later that year for the June Directors Lab, and producers Dan Janvey and Josh Penn participate in the Creative Producing Lab later that summer. Click here to see the complete timeline of Beasts’ Sundance journey. The Beasts team will be tweeting live from @sundancefest the day of the Oscars (Sunday, Feb. 24).
Read more about the Beasts of the Southern Wild nominations here.
Photos by Fred Hayes
Leading up to the 85th edition of the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24, we’re profiling this year’s Sundance-supported Oscar nominees.
“Before My Time” from Chasing Ice, music and lyrics by J. Ralph, is nominated for Best Original Song.
Chasing Ice director Jeff Orlowski poses with the subject of the film James Balog after winning the U.S. Documentary Excellence in Cinematography Award.
Read more about the Chasing Ice nomination here.
Photo by Fred Hayes