Hey, its Shala from Life Between Films with more festival info for you. Sundance 2014 is set to take over Park City, Utah this week, this year with 121 feature films representing 37 countries with 54 first-time filmmakers. While you may not be able to attend in person, there are a number of ways that you can experience the festival from wherever you are:
- “Live @ Sundance”. Check out this inaugural launch of a live, one-hour daily talk show to broadcast January 17-24, 2014 at 11am MST on the Sundance Film Festival YouTube channel. “Live @ Sundance” will highlight the best of the fest daily and will feature guest hosts, filmmaker interviews, the latest news from the festival, exclusive sneak peeks and more. In addition to “Live@Sundance”, the Sundance Film Festival YouTube channel will livestream the Day One Press Conference, the Shorts Awards, and the Awards Ceremony hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally.
- Sundance on Social Media. Stay connected to all the goings on in Park City straight from Sundance through these social media platforms:
Facebook: @Sundance Film Festival
Pinterest: @Sundance Film Festival
Google +: Sundance Institute / Film Festival
- Sundance Short Films Online. Into short films? Well, the Sundance Institute will present 15 of the short films of this year’s festival on the Sundance Film Festival YouTube channel starting January 16 – Allergy to Originality by Drew Christie, The Big House by Musa Syeed, Burger by Magnus Mork, Catherine by Dean Fleischer-Camp, Chapel Perilous by Matthew Lessner, Crime The Animated Series (Marcus McGhee) by Alix Lambert and Sam Chou, Cruising Electric (1980) by Brumby Boylston, Dig by Toby Halbrooks, Funnel by Andre Hyland, Gregory Go Boom by Janicza Bravo, MeTube: August Sings Carmen ‘Habanera’ by Daniel Moshel, Notes on Blindness by Peter Middleton and James Spinney, Passer Passer by Louis Morton, Rat Pack Rat by Todd Rohal, Tim and Susan Have Matching Handguns by Joe Callander
- Sundance Film Festival USA. In late January, the Sundance Institute will screen nine of the 2014 festival films in nine different cities, including a discussion with the filmmakers:
Ann Arbor, MI: Infinitely Polar Bear (Director-screenwriter Maya Forbes, Starring Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana)
Boston, MA: WHITEY: United States of America v. James J. Bulger (Director Joe Berlinger)
Chicago, IL: Happy Christmas (Director-screenwriter Joe Swanberg, Starring Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick)
Houston, TX: Cold in July (Director Jim Mickle, Screenwriters Jim Mickle, Nick Damici, Starring Michael C. Hall, Sam Shephard)
Nashville, TN: Low Down (Director Jeff Preiss, Screenwriters Amy Albany, Topper Lilien. Starring John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Genn Close)
Orlando, FL: Little Accidents (Director-screenwriter Sara Colangelo, Starring Elizabeth Banks, Chloe Sevigny, Josh Lucas)
San Francisco, CA: Camp X-Ray (Director-screenwriter Peter Sattler, Starring Kristen Stewart)
Seattle, WA: The Skeleton Twins (Director Craig Johnson, Screenwriters Craig Johnson, Mark Heyman, Starring Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader)
Tucson, AZ: Young Ones (Director-screenwriter Jake Paltrow, Starring Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult)
I’m off to Park City on Friday for my fourth Sundance Film Festival… this time as press! Be sure to follow me on twitter (@shalathomas), instagram (shalalthomas), and my tumblr blog (life-between-films.tumblr.com) for commentary and pictures from my personal experiences at film screenings, press parties, and special film panels.
If you are a Lamb and also attending Sundance, please use #sundanceLAMB so we can track everyone around Park City. Until next time!