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2019 Sundance Film Festival Call for Entry

Thursday, August 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Meyer
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Submissions to the 2019 Sundance Film Festival are now open! The Official Submission Deadlines for all categories are fast approaching.
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Before you submit your project, here's some helpful information about the Festival:

44% of projects accepted are from new filmmakers.
Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or you’re experimenting with your first project, Sundance is looking for your stories. The Sundance Film Festival seeks to identify artists who are pushing creativity and risk-taking at any level in their career.
The Festival accepts rough-cut submissions.
Most projects submitted are in rough-cut format with on-screen notes about what’s to come.

62% of feature-length films in the 2018 Festival received distribution for their project.
The Sundance Film Festival provides a successful platform to find your audience and distribution.

44% of projects accepted are from new filmmakers.
The Sundance Film Festival showcases stories in a variety of media types—not just film!
The Festival accepts feature and short film projects as well as episodic and new media content, including VR, AR, AI, performances, and more. Sundance Film Festival programming defies genre and form — programmers are not looking for any one structure or type of project. Experimental films, animation, music videos, and any other type of media are all accepted.

The Festival provides a great place to network and meet new artists, industry members, and more.
In 2018 more than 3,500 artists and filmmakers attended the Festival, more than 1,000 accredited members of the press were in attendance, and more than 1,500 members of the independent film industry came from all over the world to attend the Festival.

In 2018 more than 3,500 artists and filmmakers attended the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Many successful filmmakers got their start at the Sundance Film Festival.
Taika Waititi  had two short films play the Festival before making his feature directorial debut with Eagle vs. Shark in 2007. Since then, he has directed Boy(2010), What We Do in the Shadows(2014), Hunt for the Wilderpeople(2016), and Thor: Ragnarok(2017).  Ryan Coogler brought Fruitvale Station to the 2013 Festival and then went on to direct such hits as Creed(2015) and Black Panther (2018).Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere played the 2012 Festival, after which she directed films including Selma (2014), 13th (2016), andA Wrinkle in Time (2018).
Visit thesubmissions pageto learn more and read through theFAQs.
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