The Sundance Film Festival held in Park City in Utah every January is the very first film festival in the film festival calendar and it’s a cracker. This years proceedings start on 19 January and finish on 29 January. The location has been pretty much the same for some period of time and a lot the films that appear here do go on to do quite well if they get general release, Academy Awards are also common. Sundance was founded by actor Robert Redford who is also it’s President..
This event doesn’t have the red carpet glamour of say Cannes as there aren’t any red carpets as such, this is more of a ‘grass roots’ and “shirt sleeves rolled up” rather than black tux and bow tie vibe BUT it is watched quite closely by big name distributors for obvious reasons.
This event is also a fave of ours as you get to see multiple celebrities and not all of them involved with the film industry in casual mode not giving a damn basically about photogs and other such celebrity related paraphernalia. They are here (more…)