Sundance Film Festival http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26560/all en Sex, politics and Steve Jobs highlight Sundance Film Festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/corrected-sex-politics-and-steve-jobs-highlight-sundance-film-f Showing in theaters alongside the Steve Jobs biopic "jOBS," festival goers can catch a movie about porn star Linda Lovelace, played by Amanda Seyfried in "Lovelace," and British soft porn publishing magnate Paul Raymond, played by Steve Coogan in Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/corrected-sex-politics-and-steve-jobs-highlight-sundance-film-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cinema of the United States Entertainment Hospitality Human Interest Law Politics Social Issues Sundance Film Festival Utah Entertainment United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:30:00 +0000 5735776 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Eclectic opening for Sundance with films about Mideast, Chile, U.S. Southwest</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - The Sundance Film Festival opens Thursday with movies and documentaries from around the world, including a feature that examines the cultural divide between the Middle East and the United States. The 10-day Sundance Film Festival, founded by actor-director Robert Redford and now in its 35th year, will showcase 119 films from 32 countries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people English people Entertainment Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:30:45 +0000 5735958 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 05:30:16 +0000 5739751 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:15:35 +0000 5739806 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of the United States Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:15:03 +0000 5739969 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Winners at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Awards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/factbox-winners-at-the-2013-sundance-film-festival-awards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Following is a list of winners at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the top gathering for independent movies made outside of Hollywood's major studios.</p> <p>The competition categories are grouped for drama films and documentaries in sections for U.S. films and world cinema.</p> <p>U.S. DRAMA FILMS</p> <p>Best Film, Jury Prize - "Fruitvale"</p> <p>Best Film, Audience Award - "Fruitvale"</p> <p>Directing - Jill Soloway, "Afternoon Delight"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/factbox-winners-at-the-2013-sundance-film-festival-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States North American cinema Sundance Film Festival Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:15:22 +0000 5740030 at http://www.globalpost.com "Fruitvale," "Blood Brothers" win top awards at Sundance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/fruitvale-blood-brothers-win-top-awards-at-sundance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Drama film "Fruitvale" and documentary "Blood Brothers" won the top awards at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, giving them a big boost to reach independent movie audiences this year.</p> <p>"Fruitvale," starring Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan and directed by 26-year-old, first-time filmmaker Ryan Coogler," picked up the U.S. drama jury and audience awards for its "moral and social urgency."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/fruitvale-blood-brothers-win-top-awards-at-sundance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audience award Entertainment Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Utah Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:15:36 +0000 5740032 at http://www.globalpost.com Studios snap up Sundance favorites, boosting indie film market http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/studios-snap-sundance-favorites-boosting-indie-film-market <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Piya Sinha-Roy and Sharon Swart</p> <p>Park City, Utah, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Movie studios have been searching for the next big thing at the Sundance Film Festival after the critical and commercial success of indie films such as "Beasts of the Southern Wild" with a slew of business deals being made during the festival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/studios-snap-sundance-favorites-boosting-indie-film-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Entertainment Film Human Interest Social Issues Sundance Film Festival Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 23:15:31 +0000 5740279 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Argo" boosts Oscar chances with two weekend award</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Iran hostage drama "Argo" won its second big award in two days on Sunday, boosting its chances of winning a best picture Oscar next month in a race that had been considered wide open. "Argo" won best cast ensemble, the top prize, at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence took lead acting honors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Film festival Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Utah Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 05:15:14 +0000 5740341 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>"Argo" boosts Oscar chances with two weekend award</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Iran hostage drama "Argo" won its second big award in two days on Sunday, boosting its chances of winning a best picture Oscar next month in a race that had been considered wide open. "Argo" won best cast ensemble, the top prize, at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence took lead acting honors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English people English singers Entertainment Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:15:33 +0000 5740448 at http://www.globalpost.com Robert Redford noncommittal on future of London's Sundance event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/robert-redford-noncommittal-future-londons-sundance-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Belinda Goldsmith</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - Robert Redford said on Wednesday that the future of London's Sundance film and music festival was by no means certain, as he launched the British version of an event that aims to boost interest in independent film.</p> <p>Last year was the first time that the U.S. actor-director had ventured outside the United States with a version of the Sundance Film Festival, the world's leading independent film festival, that he set up in Park City, Utah, 35 years ago.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/robert-redford-noncommittal-future-londons-sundance-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Robert Redford Sundance Film Festival Utah Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:30:03 +0000 5824139 at http://www.globalpost.com Sundance sets 10-feature lineup for first NEXT Weekend festival in LA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130718/sundance-sets-10-feature-lineup-first-next-weekend-festival-la <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jeff Sneider</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Sundance Institute has announced the program for its first-ever NEXT Weekend festival, which includes 10 feature films, 10 short films and related programming.</p> <p>The festival runs from August 8-11 at the Sundance Sunset Cinema and additional venues throughout Los Angeles. Tickets ranging from $12-15 are on sale now for Sundance Institute members and will be made available to the public on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130718/sundance-sets-10-feature-lineup-first-next-weekend-festival-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Movie Sundance Film Festival Utah Thomson Reuters Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:32:46 +0000 5887159 at http://www.globalpost.com Sundance 2013 Pickups Are Outperforming Last Year's Crop http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130809/sundance-2013-pickups-are-outperforming-last-years-crop <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Todd Cunningham</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - This year's Sundance Film Festival may not have produced a "Little Miss Sunshine"-sized breakout yet, but just over six months after the festival wrapped, this year's crop already has outdone last year's at the box office.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130809/sundance-2013-pickups-are-outperforming-last-years-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Films Human Interest Sundance Film Festival Thomson Reuters Fri, 09 Aug 2013 06:43:55 +0000 5906016 at http://www.globalpost.com Sundance Film Festival shifting a week later to avoid MLK holiday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130904/sundance-film-festival-shifting-week-later-avoid-mlk-holiday <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Michael Balderston</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Sundance Film Festival will shift roughly a week later starting in 2015 to avoid the MLK holiday, part of its contract extension with Park City to keep the event at its usual locale until 2026, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.</p> <p>The new contract, which was posted on the city's website Tuesday, makes sure that the festival will not overlap with the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. In the past, the fest would coincide with the three-day weekend four out of ten years.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130904/sundance-film-festival-shifting-week-later-avoid-mlk-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sundance Film Festival Technology Utah War Thomson Reuters Thu, 05 Sep 2013 01:02:11 +0000 5924771 at http://www.globalpost.com Balkans, Central Europe can shine in filmdom, Sundance director says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/balkans-central-europe-can-shine-filmdom-sundance-director-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Daria Sito-Sucic</p> <p>SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Film directors Bela Tarr of Hungary and Jasmila Zbanic of Bosnia are little known except to aficionados, but the U.S.-based independent Sundance Film Festival sees the Balkans and Central Europe as a fertile ground for the movie industry.</p> <p>U.S. filmmakers are touring Bosnia to show their movies to audiences in the Balkan state that not only has become a regional film hub but has attracted the interest of some prominent Hollywood and European directors.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130924/balkans-central-europe-can-shine-filmdom-sundance-director-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Sundance Film Festival Utah Thomson Reuters Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:31:41 +0000 5943140 at http://www.globalpost.com