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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 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 Sundance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Sophie Deraspe (Director – ‘The Amina Profile’)

Amina Arraf, an attractive Syrian-American revolutionary, is having an online affair with Sandra Bagaria, a young, brilliant and well-informed Montreal professional. Amina then launches her provocatively named blog, A Gay Girl in Damascus. As the Syrian uprising gains momentum, the blog acquires a huge following. But it’s Amina’s subsequent abduction—carried out in broad daylight in

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

Canon Announces Full Program For Annual Creative Studio Sundance Event

Canon will hold inspiring panel discussions with Sundance Film Festival filmmakers and exhibit its latest filmmaking tools, including the Cinema EOS C100 Mark II, EOS C500, and cinema lenses at its annual Invite-Only Canon Creative Studio sessions, taking place January 24-26, 2015 in Park City, Utah. Canon supports the filmmaking process at this daily hub

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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