Why Sundance May Not Be That Far Out Of Reach

Posted by Joleene Moody

"...filmmakers with dreams of Sundance should not view the network of festival programmers, nonprofit talent developers, producers, and yes, filmmakers (no recommendations mean more) as a hurdle. In reality, their tentacles spread far and deep searching for talent."

It's hard to read the above excerpt and think that it can possibly be true. Of course getting into Sundance offers a series of hurdles. You have to have clout, right?

Sure you do. But how do you measure it? And what does it all mean?
Is the "way in" to Sundance all a myth?

Here's what some of you had to say when our CEO posted this very link in the Filmmaking/Directing lounge earlier this week:
https://www.stage32.com/lounge/directing/Killing-the-Sundance-Myth-No-Filmmaker-Comes-Out-of-Nowhere

Why Sundance May Not Be That Far Out Of Reach


For those of us yearning to find our way into this circuit that have any shred of doubt, give the post written by Chris O'Falt of Indiewire below a read. It just might make your Christmas a little brighter.

Read More Here:

Killing the Sundance Myth:
No Filmmaker Comes Out of Nowhere

 

 


Like this blog post? Please share it on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email etc) by using social media buttons at the top of the blog. Or post to your personal blog and anywhere else you feel appropriate. Thank you.

As always, we welcome thoughts and remarks on ANY of the content above in the Comments section below...

 

Coffee & Content - 3 Filmmaking Mistakes to Avoid & Ryan Coogler on Film School
How I used the Law of Attraction to Manifest My Own Film Studio
 
register for stage 32 Register / Log In