As the Sundance Film Festival draws to a close, filmgoers are leaving with memories of what they’ve seen while studios are taking home some buzzy films to release to the masses. From lavish, star-studded period dramas to twisted horror-comedies, here are some of the biggest sales at the 2018 fest.
As the Sundance Film Festival winds down, the deals are heating up. Which studios will score the buzziest flicks? Which films are earning the biggest raves? And who paid big bucks for a Darren Aronofsky-produced virtual reality experience? Read on for all the wheelings and dealings happening in Park City, Utah.
With the Sundance Film Festival in full swing, an unlikely star has emerged in the form of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The 84-year-old Supreme Court Justice is the subject of a buzzy documentary that’s just one of the films making headlines at the festival.
The 2018 Sundance Film Festival is still in its first days, and already Joaquin Phoenix and Chloe Sevigny are earning rave reviews for their performances in the biopics Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot and Lizzie. Plus, we’ve got news about Jane Fonda’s new documentary and a breakthrough in virtual reality filmmaking. Read on for the latest buzz from Park City, Utah.
The temperature may be cold in Park City, Utah, but the buzz around this year’s batch of Sundance Film Festival offerings is heating up. There are 110 films from 29 countries screening from January 18-28, each looking to follow the lead of current awards season favorites The Big Sick, Call Me By Your Name and Mudbound as the next breakout Sundance hit.
Matty Brown was nominated for an Emmy at the 2013 50th Annual Emmy Awards for “The Piano” and was a 2016 honoree at The Webby Awards for his film “Tangents.”
Dave Grohl is a 15-time Grammy-winning musician and 2-time Emmy-winning director.
Drew Christie is an award-winning animator and filmmaker known for his Op-Docs created for the New York Times.
Jonathan “JJ” Augustavo is an accomplished short, music video and commercial director.
Josh Taft is a Seattle-based director/DP who began his career at the groundbreaking production company, Propaganda Films.