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Slamdance Film Festival

Almost No One Saw This "Perfect" Video of Maya Angelou

Jeff Vespa | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Jeff Vespa

Late one night, faced with a mountain of tapes and a looming deadline, I pull a tape out of my bin. It was a documentary called Perfect Moment. I inserted the tape in the VCR and pressed play.

The Bitter Buddha: At 54, Comedian Eddie Pepitone Is Finally Ready for His Close-Up

Kristin McCracken | Posted 04.28.2013 | Comedy
Kristin McCracken

The Bitter Buddha, directed by first-time filmmaker Steven Feinartz, is an in-depth portrait of the life of comic Eddie Pepitone.

Amplify the Message: Social Media at Your Festival Debut

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Kristin McCracken

How can you make the most out of social media today? As you head to Sundance, Slamdance, or any festival this year, some tips on how to capitalize on the increased exposure it will bring -- both to your film and to you as a filmmaker.

Sundance and Slamdance: An Equal Abundance of Brave New Films

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

For hardcore movie lovers, like myself, there is no month quite like January. Amidst the frenzy of Hollywood's movie award season, the snowy, scenic hamlet of Park City, Utah simultaneously hosts two of the world's finest independent film festivals

Arts News Roundup Has The World's Oldest Artwork, Slamdance Prizes And More

Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

Ever wonder what art was like in the Ice Age? A new exhibit at London's British Museum features a collection of the world's oldest known sculptures, d...

Music Fit for a Cowboy: Steve Poltz on the Soundtrack for Slamdance 2013's Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The film's subject is an 87-year-old cowboy poet who has dedicated his life to saving wild horses on the land of the American West. In the late 1980s, Hyde founded the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, which has grown into a 12,000-acre refuge.

Why Les Miz Won't Get One Oscar Nomination

Dan Mirvish | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

One Oscar Les Miserables won't be nominated for is "Best Original Musical." Wait a minute, you're thinking, that's crazy talk -- there's no category called "Best Original Musical." As a matter of fact, there is such a category, but it's just never been activated.

Mind Boggling Philosophical Theory Visualized

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home

It's amazing what a little light, dust, CGI and philosophy can do. Andrew Huang uses these tricks to build a technicolor dreamworld in his experimenta...