“The first year, it was a party. The second year, it was a happening. Now, this is an annual event. You know what we call that? We call that a tradition.” So said Winston Emano, for many years the program … Continue reading #APAParkCity 2019 Has Just Wrapped Its 15th Edition. Here’s What I Thought Of It.
Arriving in Park City for another full day of movie-watching turns out to be significantly delayed…this day, Saturday, the third full day of screenings at Sundance and Slamdance, is all about the women. Well, at least the 10,000 or so … Continue reading Park City ’17: Outcasts, Aliens, and Anti-Heroes
On a bright, cold Tuesday afternoon in January 2009, I was sitting in the Sundance Industry Center, on the second floor of the Park City Marriott. At the halfway mark of the Sundance Film Festival, industry professionals and some first … Continue reading Park City ’17: Prelude – The #Flashforward Nobody Wanted
The 2013 Sundance Film Festival is over and OUT! And for me and my road-trip partner, we couldn’t have picked a more opportune time to leave. The cloudless, sunny ski resort town we found when we arrived the first weekend … Continue reading Sundance 2013, Pt. 7: (Re)Connecting the Field
This installment of my week at Sundance 2013 very nearly got sidetracked in a BIG way, and most galling for the organizers of the Big Festival in Town, it was a nervy but knowing narrative feature screening in a cramped, … Continue reading Sundance 2013, Pt. 2: A Changing Of The Guard