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Sundance 2020

AFM: Why Anton’s Sébastien Raybaud Is Optimistic About the Future of Indie Cinema

Sébastien Raybaud, CEO of fast-growing European production and finance group Anton (Greenland, The Night House), tells The Hollywood Reporter why, despite closed cinemas and COVID-19, he's optimistic…

‘Coded Bias’: Film Review

A scientist's discovery of racial and gender bias in facial recognition technology opens up an unsettling can of algorithmic worms in Shalini Kantayya's documentary wake-up call, 'Coded Bias.'

Sundance Film Festival’s London Spinoff Getting Online Special for 2020

The Sundance Film Festival's London offshoot is getting a celebratory special for its 2020 edition.

Was Sundance a “First Petri Dish” of Coronavirus in the States?

A swath of Sundance attendees suffered harsh flu-like symptoms, leading a microbiologist to question whether the January festival was "the perfect formula to contaminate everybody."

Winston Duke Starrer ‘Nine Days’ Lands at Sony Pictures Classics (Exclusive)

Winston Duke starrer 'Nine Days' has been acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. The surreal drama — which also stars Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong and Bill Skarsgard — debuted at Sundance in…

Amazon Nabs Sundance Doc ‘Time’ for $5 Million (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios has acquired Garrett Bradley's Sundance documentary 'Time' in a deal worth $5 million, according to sources.

Gloria Steinem Movie ‘The Glorias’ Goes to LD Entertainment, Roadside Attractions

LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions have picked up North American rights to the splashy Gloria Steinem movie 'The Glorias.'

Bleecker Street Picks Up Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Save Yourselves!’

Bleecker Street has acquired the worldwide rights to science fiction comedy 'Save Yourselves!'

Filmmakers of Color Struggle Despite Sundance Success: “A White Guy Would Always Land the Job”

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw a record number of diverse filmmakers across four competition categories, some of whom won top awards, but Hollywood's history with indie directors of color…

Elisabeth Moss Sundance Thriller ‘Shirley’ Nabbed by Neon

Shirley, the Elisabeth Moss-starring thriller, has been acquired by Neon in North America.

‘A Thousand Cuts’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Ramona S. Diaz's 'A Thousand Cuts' follows the rise of strongman Rodrigo Duterte and the journalists who brave his intimidation.

Berlin Adds Sundance Doc ‘Saudi Runaway’ to Panorama Lineup

The Berlin International Film Festival has added the documentary 'Saudi Runaway' from director Susanne Regina Meures to the 2020 Panorama sidebar lineup. The film uses covertly filmed smartphone…