Sundance: Cyberattack Shuts Down Box Office, Screenings to Resume
"The show must go on and our artists' voices will be heard," a statement on the festival's site reads.
The Sundance Film Festival was subject to a cyberattack that caused its box office to shut down Saturday afternoon.
The news was announced via Sundance's official Twitter account, which tweeted that its team was working to get the system back up and running. At roughly 11:30 a.m. PT, services were restored at the Salt Lake City Box Office and the online ticketing process for future shows resumed as normal. Updates are continuing to be tweeted.
"Sundance Film Festival has been subject to a cyberattack, causing network outages that has shut down our box office," a statement atop the fest's official site reads. "No further information about the attack is available at this time, but our team is working hard to get our system back up and running as soon as possible. All screenings will still take place as planned."
"The show must go on and our artists’ voices will be heard," it added. "More information will be made available as we have it."
The fest, which kicked off Thursday, runs through Jan. 29.
Following the cyberattack, our team is working hard to get our systems back up asap. Screenings will take place as planned. #Sundance— SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 21, 2017
Update: Online ticketing for future shows is back up. #Sundance— SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 21, 2017