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Interview: Peter Baxter (Co-Founder – Slamdance Film Festival)

Interview: Peter Baxter (Co-Founder – Slamdance Film Festival)

Dan Mirvish, Jon Fitzgerald, Shane Kuhn and Peter Baxter are the founding forefathers who, along with co-conspirator Paul Rachman, fought for truly independent filmmakers by giving them a voice in 1995 at the very first Slamdance Film Festival. Since then, the festival takes place every January in the breathtakingly stunning, snow-capped mountains of Park City,

Slamdance Film Festival to Honor Alumnus Christopher Nolan

The Slamdance Film Festival has announced the introduction of the Slamdance Founder’s Award. The award, in its inaugural year, will be presented to acclaimed filmmaker, Slamdance alumnus, and long-time supporter of indie film, Christopher Nolan. His first film, Following, screened at Slamdance. This film introduced his artistic vision to the film community long before audiences