Sundance Provides A Perfect Environment For Industrial Eavesdropping

One unique aspect of the Sundance Film Festival is the broad spectrum of industry professionals that attend each year’s event. Producers, directors, editors, screenwriters, craft people, acquisitions executives, journalists, distributor reps, sales agents, talent agents, and exhibitors are just some…

Daily Cinema Digest – Saturday 24 January 2015

Since 2008, just before the Sundance Film Festival begins in mid-January, art house cinema operators from around North America (and beyond) have been gathering for Art House Convergence. The conference is held over four days in Midway, Utah, not far…

Celluloid Has Become A Rarity At The Sundance Film Festival

Few annual events have chronicled the movie industry’s transition from 35mm film to digital cinema quite like the Sundance Film Festival. There were times during this year’s festival, which concluded over the weekend, where it was hard not to be…

Sundance Walks A Fine Line With New eWaitlist System

Purchasing or acquiring tickets for the Sundance Film Festival has never been an easy endeavor, whether for patrons or for the event’s staff. An estimated 50,000 attendees clamor each year for tickets to hundreds of showings of more than 200…

Sundance Goes Digital With Assistance From Barco

When Barco emailed a press release last Thursday with the subject “Sundance Film Festival expands digital cinema footprint with Barco projectors” I initially figured it must be an error. Sundance is held in Park City, Utah and takes place in…

3D Makes Impact At Sundance

Last week at the Sundance Film Festival one of the hottest tickets in Park City, the Utah mining town cum ski resort in which the festival is held, was to the premiere of the concert film “U2 3D”. Like at…

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