Tag Archives: Sundance

sex lies and a volunteer driver

It was 1989. I had recently set up shop as a marketing and distribution consultant, having parted ways with Cinecom and was heading to Sundance. In those days, the festival paid for film execs to attend; in return I would … Continue reading

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Remembering Jonathan Demme

I heard the devastating news today that Jonathan Demme is no longer with us. I knew he had been ill, but the last time I saw him he looked like he was back to his normal self and seemed to … Continue reading

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The “Daily Buzz” at Sundance

The following is a podcast I took part in at Sundance as part of a program called “The Daily Buzz.” The other participamnts were: Emily Best/SEED AND SPARK Holly Herrick/AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY Jim Brunzell/HAMMER TO NAIL Ula Sniegowska/AFF POLAND Tomris Laffly/FILM … Continue reading

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Art House Convergence Acceptance Speech

This past Tuesday night, I was honored by the Art House Convergence with the first annual Spotlight Lifetime Achievement Award. Since then, I’ve been asked by many people who were there if I could post my acceptance speech. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Keynote from the Sundance Art House Convergence

Below is the video of the keynote speech I gave this past January at the Art House Convergence, an annual event that brings together many of the independent art houses from all over the U.S. and with some representation from … Continue reading

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Anyone speak Danish?

De små films store festival Sidsel Nyholm | 15. januar 2011 Film om eksistensen En lille mormonsk skilandsby er hvert år vært for USA?s vigtigste filmfestival. Robert Redfords Sundance, der går løs i næste uge, har sat uafhængige amerikanske film … Continue reading

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Filmmakers: the New Breed

Filmmaker Magazine and the Workbook Project are doing a series of reports from Sundance/Slamdance on the new breed of filmmakers–the ones that are taking distribution of their work into their own hands. Below is one segment that the Filmmaker Blog … Continue reading

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