‘We Met in Virtual Reality’ : Film Review | Sundance 2022
Joe Hunting's documentary looks at the communities in online virtual world platform VRChat and explores how COVID-19 impacted them.
Sundance: Nat Geo Lands Hot Doc ‘Fire of Love’
National Geographic Documentary Films has landed the worldwide rights to the documentary Fire of Love out of the Sundance Film Festival. The doc, which premiered in the U.S. doc competition section, tells the story of the French scientists through rare archival footage. Scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft captured the spectacular imagery of volcanoes and died […]
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 about the independent film market.
‘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 January.
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 shows they’ll likely face an uphill battle for mainstream success.
Elisabeth Moss Sundance Thriller ‘Shirley’ Nabbed by Neon
Shirley, the Elisabeth Moss-starring thriller, has been acquired by Neon in North America.