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Andrea Riseborough To Star In, Produce Abortion Rights Short ‘The State Of Us’

EXCLUSIVE: Andrea Riseborough, coming off starring in four films at last month’s Sundance Film Festival including her first producing effort Nancy, has set her next project. She will star in and produce The State of Us, a short filmShow More Summary

First Trailer for Idris Elba's Directorial Debut 'Yardie' with Aml Ameen

"It's time to let go... Choose the right path, son." Get your first look at the directorial debut of English actor Idris Elba, titled Yardie. This film premiered at both the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals, and should hit theaters later this year, even though there still isn't any news on a US distribution deal. Show More Summary

From the ashes of 'Birth of a Nation' controversy, a new playwright and 'The Light'

There was a standing ovation after the world premiere of “Birth of a Nation” at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The film, about the 1831 slave uprising led by Nat Turner, was directed, produced, written by and starred Nate Parker. The title of the film, a nod to D.W. Griffith’s overtly racist...

Netflix Acquires Animated Sundance Film ‘White Fang’

EXCLUSIVE: In a deal in the seven-figures, Netflix has acquired the animated feature White Fang. This marks the first deal by Netflix for a film that debuted at last month's Sundance Film Festival. Netflix will launch the film laterShow More Summary

Samuel Goldwyn Films Convinced ‘Nancy’ Was Kidnapped

Samuel Goldwyn Films has purchased North American rights to Christina Choe’s thriller Nancy, which premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Dramatic Competition and won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, reports Variety. Samuel Goldwyn will give the film a traditional theatrical release later this year. Nancy stars Andrea Riseborough as a woman who […]

Bleecker Street Dates Its Big Sundance Buy ‘Colette’, ‘Papillon’ & More

Bleecker Street said today that its Keira Knightley-starring Colette, which it acquired with 30WEST at the Sundance Film Festival last month in a big mid-seven-figure U.S. rights deal, will hit screens in limited release September 21. Show More Summary

Michelle Pfeiffer & Kiefer Sutherland in Official 'Where is Kyra?' Trailer

"Everywhere I go, I see her." Great Point Media + Paladin have released an official trailer for an indie drama titled Where is Kyra?, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year (in 2017) before playing at a few other film festivals. Show More Summary

Back to Berlinale - More Festival, More Great Filmmakers, More Films

The next big film festival after Sundance every years is the Berlin Film Festival, also known as Berlinale for short. Celebrating its 68th year, the Berlin Film Festival kicked off today (Thursday, February 15th) in Potsdamer Platz in the middle of the city. Show More Summary

Sundance Interview: 'Minding the Gap' Director Bing Liu on Doc Films

"Feedback screenings are essential to get out of your headspace." One of my very favorite films of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival was a documentary titled Minding the Gap, made by filmmaker Bing Liu. It won over audiences and critics, and picked up the U.S. Show More Summary

Amazon Video Direct Adds Berlin To Film Festival Stars Roster

Amazon Video Direct has added the Berlin Film Festival to its expanding Film Festival Stars program, which launched in 2017 at Sundance. The distribution option offers filmmakers a digital distribution option powered by Amazon’s discovery...Show More Summary

‘The King’ Maker Eugene Jarecki Signs With Anonymous Content, Books Deal With Sterling Lord Literistic

EXCLUSIVE: Eugene Jarecki, who debuted his new film The King at the Sundance Film Festival, has signed with Anonymous Content and Sterling Lord Literistic, the latter of whom will team with the filmmaker on a book based on his Elvis Presley road-trip documentary. Show More Summary

Paul Dano’s ‘Wildlife’ Acquired By IFC Films After Sundance Bow

Paul Dano’s directorial debt Wildlife, the family drama that had its world premiere at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, has sold to IFC Films for North American rights. Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ed Oxenbould and Bill Camp star in the pic Dano and Zoe Kazan adapted from Richard Ford's novel. Show More Summary

I just don't understand these cheesy virtual reality movie 'experiences'

I've always believed that virtual reality has huge potential as an entertainment platform, and clearly some directors are still with me. Oculus supported five "experiences" that premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, one of...Show More Summary

Joan Jett Sundance Documentary ‘Bad Reputation’ Acquired By Magnolia

Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Bad Reputation, Kevin Kerslake's feature-length documentary about rocker Joan Jett that bowed last month at the Sundance Film Festival. A 2018 theatrical release is planned. The...Show More Summary

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Dashes To July

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios is moving its Sundance Film Festival premiere Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot from May 11 to July 13. Given the positive critical and audience reaction coming out of Park City for the Gus Van Sant-directed...Show More Summary

Diary of a Sundance Juror

Serving on the U.S. Documentary Jury at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival (January 18-28) was an enlightening experience. Sundance, the prestigious festival started by Robert Redford, is one of the few film festivals that gives as much weight and praise to its documentary fllms as to its narratives. Show More Summary

Lionsgate’s Sundance Acquisition ‘Blindspotting’ Eyes Summer Release

Sundance Film Festival opening night title Blindspotting, which Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment acquired global rights on, is getting a July 27 limited release before going wide on Aug. 10. Lionsgate has a knack for working August:...Show More Summary

#321 February 6, 2018

Matt writes: The 2018 Sundance Film Festival may be complete, but our cinematic year is just getting started. Check out our table of contents for the full coverage of festival selections to look for in theaters this year, with reviews from Brian Tallerico, Nick Allen and Tomris Laffly. Show More Summary

Sundance 2018: "Shirkers," "Generation Wealth," "Colette"

Sometimes you see certain movies at festivals and you know they are bound to be someone’s favorite film. That’s undoubtedly the case with Sandi Tan’s documentary “Shirkers” (boasting a seal of approval from executive producer Maya Rudolph,...Show More Summary

Where to Watch the Movies of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

By Christopher Campbell You’ve heard the buzz, now see for yourself. The article Where to Watch the Movies of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival appeared first on Film School Rejects.

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