“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.
The Sundance Film Festival is hours away from dropping its vaunted Day One offerings in Park City. In the span of five-plus hours, a staggering total of seven feature-length films and one shorts program will open the eight main sections … Continue reading Park City ’17: Shit Is About to Get Real
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
It’s Saturday, the final weekend of the Sundance Film Festival, as as the award announcements are wrapping up in Park City, I am back home in relatively warm Los Angeles getting back to the business of programming a springtime Asian … Continue reading Sundance 2013, Pt. 6: Assessing the Frenzy