Posts Tagged ‘Sundance’



We Spoke to Dozens of Distributors; This is What They Want in a Film

When Actors Attack

Posted: February 13, 2015 in -
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“Hirsch appeared intoxicated and asked Daniele why she looked so tough”, adding “she was a rich kid who should not be at Sundance.”

The Paramount boss reportedly told police she walked away from the star but just minutes later he’d allegedly come up behind her and choked her, before pulling her across the table and sitting on top of her.

Actor Emile Hirsch charged with felony assault after ‘putting a woman in a chokehold’






Sundance Institute has started a new project that will use independent filmmaking to shed light on poverty and hunger around the world. The competition, which will receive support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, invites submissions of short documentary or narrative films (of 3-8 minutes) that depict innovations being made by individuals to combat poverty.  The chosen films will receive a $10,000 grant and an invitation to a private screening of the films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Submissions are free and due before July 1, 2014. The Sundance Institute is working with to manage the online call for entries.



A little bit rambling.  The guy behind Robot and Frank is included, and others talking about making indie movies and getting their thing together.


The Drug War: the never-ending war on you.


Official website:

The director: An Interview With Eugene Jarecki

LEAP: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition


A female, black director has won Sundance this year.  This is how she did it: