Articles Tagged ‘Sundance Film Festival’
Crystal Moselle’s The Wolfpack (pictured) and Chad Gracia’s The Russian Woodpecker were the big winners at the Sundance Film Festival, taking home the Grand Jury Prize for U.S. Documentary and World Cinema Documentary respectively.
Director Amy Berg (pictured) discussed using a variety of tools – including drones – to tell the story of convicted cult leader Warren Jeffs during a Sundance Q&A. for her Showtime doc Prophet’s Prey.
Five doc filmmakers gathered for ‘The Future of Documentaries,’ a crowded Sundance panel session discussing the use of new technology in the non-fiction arena.
Realscreen talks to directors Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe about the secretive shoot – and fundraising process – for (T)error (pictured), which follows an FBI counter-terrorism operation from the perspective of an informant.
Realscreen correspondent Michael Speier offers his reaction to Alex Gibney’s documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (pictured), following its Sundance world premiere.
Three of today’s most prominent doc-makers gathered on one Sundance stage on Saturday afternoon (January 24) to debate the blurring lines between journalism and non-fiction storytelling. (Pictured: Alex Gibney)
Director Kirby Dick (pictured), producer Amy Ziering and two U.S. Senators took to the CNN Lounge at Sundance to discuss The Hunting Ground, and the problem of sexual assaults at American universities.
The Cove filmmaker Louie Psihoyos tells realscreen about adopting a Hollywood blockbuster mindset to tell the much larger story of looming mass extinction for his follow-up, Racing Extinction (pictured).
Director Jerry Rothwell talks to realscreen about unpacking the mythos around environmental organization Greenpeace in the Sundance Film Festival’s opening night world doc, How to Change the World (pictured).
The Sundance Film Festival has kicked off with its first major doc deal, as U.S. cable net Showtime acquires Kim Longinotto’s prostitution doc Dreamcatcher (pictured) ahead of its Park City premiere.