Why Sundance May Not Be That Far Out Of Reach

Posted by Joleene DesRosiers

"...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:

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



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