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21st Slamdance Film Festival Announces Audience & Jury Awards

21st Slamdance Film Festival Announces Audience & Jury Awards

The award winners were announced at the festival’s annual Awards Ceremony at the Treasure Mountain Inn in Park City, UT. As in previous years, juries of leading industry experts and esteemed filmmakers determined the Slamdance Jury Awards for Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, and Short Film categories. The Audience Awards as well as the Spirit of

2015 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Michael Steves (Director/Co-Writer –‘Clinger’)

Fern Petersen (Jennifer Laporte), a driven high school senior, has her life turned upside down when her overly affectionate and possessive high school boyfriend Robert Klingher (Vincente Martella) dies in a gruesome accident. Things go from bad to worse when Robert returns as a love-sick ghost and tries to reunite with Fern – only to have his heart broken. As Robert plots

2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Steven Richter (Co Writer/Director: Birds of Neptune)

Young sisters Mona and Rachel are left to their own devices after the loss of their parents. Confined to their childhood home and constantly surrounded by nostalgia of the past, the girls have created their own pseudo-realities. Rachel finds solace in her music and old spiritual practices while her older sister Mona turns to unconventional

2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Branden Kramer (Writer/Director – ‘Ratter’)

RATTER – [rat-ter] noun A hacker that uses malware known as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan) to take control of a target computer and webcam. RATs are downloaded invisibly and without the consent of the user. Emma (Ashley Benson) is a young and beautiful graduate student just starting a new life in New York City.

2015 Slamdance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Ryan Wise (Director – ‘I Am Thor’)

Jon Mikl Thor always wanted to be a superhero. At school he would wear a Superman outfit underneath his clothes and at recess have kids throw bricks at his head. Shortly after the wounds healed he got into bodybuilding and went on to win numerous titles including Mr. Canada and Mr. USA all before his

2015 Slamdance Filmmaker Profile: Ale Paschoalini (Co Writer/Director: Asco)

It all begins with a denial. A love that cannot be. Choked by his broken heart, a man tries to find the voice of peace in order to go on. Uses the distance to observe and learn the new life of his ex-companion. Collects information about the female that filled his being with darkness. Starts

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