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Sundance Diaries

The Sundance Diaries: Buzz Is All Good, Until You Get Arrested

John Hibey | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
John Hibey

We were shooting a Somali pirate film in Mombasa, Kenya. We needed real Somalis from Somalia, and of course, we needed real AK-47s for the pirate scenes. You don't go half way around the world to shoot with fake guns.

The Sundance Diaries Part 6

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.30.2012 | Home

In our sixth and final installment of our month-long series "The Sundance Diaries," we witness five shorts filmmakers before, during and after the fes...

The Sundance Diaries: Had I Won

Julia Pott | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Julia Pott

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: How To Blatantly Use People And Get Away With It

Jessie Ennis | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Jessie Ennis

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: You Miss Much More If You Win

Grant Orchard | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Grant Orchard

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Ready For Film Camp

Kelly Sears | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Kelly Sears

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Not Hurling

Stephen Neary | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Stephen Neary

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

15 Film Festival Darlings That Would Have Been Better as TV Series

Evan Shapiro | Posted 03.28.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Each year, there are a few great films that get Park City buzz, only to disappear into a sea of megaplexes and blockbusters. I submit that many of these would have fared better on TV.

Watch 8 Shorts From Sundance 2012

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home

For those of you who've been keeping up with our month-long series, The Sundance Diaries, you may have already heard about the Yahoo! shorts competiti...

The Sundance Diaries Part 5: Dealing Drugs In Somalia

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home

In part five of our ongoing series on the shorts filmmakers of Sundance, our featured five are either en route to Utah or looking back at how they got...

The Sundance Diaries: The Pale, Introverted Half-Blind Mole

Grant Orchard | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home
Grant Orchard

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Somehow, I'd Become The Film Set Drug Dealer

John Hibey | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
John Hibey

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: A World-Class Director, For About 10 Minutes

Jill Soloway | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jill Soloway

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: What Will This Baby Accomplish In His Life?

Andrew Ahn | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Andrew Ahn

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Lurching From One Near-Disaster To The Next

Greg I. Hamilton | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home
Greg I. Hamilton

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries Part 4: How Persian Women Talk

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

In part four of HuffPost Culture's ongoing series, The Sundance Diaries, our five featured shorts filmmakers tackle big questions. Like: What's an ani...

The Sundance Diaries: Sundance Vs. Sourdough

Domestic Infelicity | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Domestic Infelicity

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

I Used To Hide Behind My Headscarf

Kataneh Vahdani | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Kataneh Vahdani

I moved to America in 2000 and changed my major from math to animation. I really wanted to be true to myself and find a career that I can 100 percent be myself and feel free. In 2006, for my Masters degree, I decided to move to Paris, and it was then when I developed the idea behind Avocados.

The Sundance Diaries: Actors, Directing

Jessie Ennis | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Jessie Ennis

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: The Short Before The Sundance Short

Stephen Neary | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Stephen Neary

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Why Do These Kids Look So On Edge?

Kelly Sears | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Kelly Sears

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Part 3

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

Our first two installments of The Sundance Diaries dealt in themes of loss and courage. This third time, we're kicking things off on a lighter note: w...

The Sundance Diaries: A Horror Movie Made Of Vintage Yearbooks

Kelly Sears | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Kelly Sears

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.

The Sundance Diaries: Jumping In

Greg I. Hamilton | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Greg I. Hamilton

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the 64 storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose short films were selected for the 2012 festival out of a pool of 7,675.

The Sundance Diaries: SUNDANCE IS MY BOYFRIEND

Jessie Ennis | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Jessie Ennis

The HuffPost Culture series "The Sundance Diaries" will investigate the "short" path to Sundance with regular diary-style entries from the storytellers, animators, and documentarians from around the world whose 64 short films were selected out of a pool of 7,675 for the 2012 festival.