Slamdance Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Slamdance Film Festival
SINCE: 1995
WHERE: Park City, UTAH, USA
WEBSITE: www.slamdance.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Slamdance is a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self governed – By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers. The year-round organization serves new and emerging artists, filmmakers and storytellers.

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‘HONEY BUDDIES’ ‘THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK’ ‘DRIFTWOOD’ Win Top Awards at Slamdance Film Festival

The 22nd Slamdance Film Festival announced the feature and short film recipients of this year’s Sparky awards in the Audience, Jury, and Sponsored Categories. The Audience Award for Narrative Feature went to HONEY BUDDIES by Alex Simmons (pictured), and the Audience Award for Documentary Feature went to THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK by Brian Golden David. THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK by Brian Golden David also won the Jury Award for Documentary Feature, and DRIFTWOOD by Paul Taylor […]

2016 Slamdance Film Festival Reveals Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition Lineup

2016 Slamdance Film Festival Reveals Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition Lineup

The 2016 Slamdance Film Festival taking place from January 22rd to 28th, 2016 in Park City, Utah, announced their Narrative and Documentary Feature Film Competition. The programs for its 22nd Festival edition includes 12 narrative and 8 documentary films;  16 premieres – 12 World, 3 North American, and 1 US premieres. NARRATIVE FEATURES PROGRAM All the Colors of the Night Director: Pedro Severien; Screenwriter: Luiz Otávio Pereira (Brazil) Iris wakes up in her spacious seafront apartment, discovers […]

Slamdance to Release the Wrestling Doc THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE | TRAILER

Slamdance to Release the Wrestling Doc THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE | TRAILER

Slamdance will partner with the filmmakers of The Resurrection of Jake the Snake for the multi-city theatrical release of the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival favorite documentary beginning in Portland, Oregon on September 2nd. The Portland Film Festival will host the film’s release with a special event screening of the documentary and a Q&A session moderated by UFC superstar Chael Sonnen with Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Diamond Dallas Page and director Steve Yu. The event format is a key element of the […]

Sony Pictures to Release Branden Kramer’s Cyber-Suspense Thriller RATTER | VIDEO

Sony Pictures to Release Branden Kramer’s Cyber-Suspense Thriller RATTER | VIDEO

Sony Pictures has picked up first-time feature filmmaker Branden Kramer’s cyber-suspense thriller RATTER, starring Ashley Benson (“Pretty Little Liars”). RATTER debuted in competition at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival and will have its Los Angeles Premiere on Sunday, June 14, at 9:40pm PST in the Nightfall section of this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. Written and directed by Kramer, RATTER is based on the short film Webcam, which has been viewed more than six million times […]

Narrative and Documentary Competition Lineup Revealed for 2015 Slamdance Film Festival

Narrative and Documentary Competition Lineup Revealed for 2015 Slamdance Film Festival

Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang, directed by Colin OfflandDennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang, directed by Colin Offland

The Slamdance Film Festival earlier today unveiled its narrative and documentary competition lineups for the upcoming festival taking place January 23 to 29, 2015.  The Slamdance feature competition is limited to films made with budgets under $1 million and made by first-time directors. Films include Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang in Pyongyang, directed by Colin Offland, described as “an intimate behind the scenes look at Dennis Rodman’s unlikely friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and the staging of the most controversial game of basketball the world has never seen.”

Slamdance Film Festival Announces Audience and Jury Winners of 2014 Festival

Slamdance Film Festival Announces Audience and Jury Winners of 2014 Festival

COPENHAGEN, directed by Mark Raso was voted Audience Award for Narrative Feature.COPENHAGEN, directed by Mark Raso was voted Audience Award for Narrative Feature.

The 20th Slamdance Film Festival announced the feature film and short film recipients of this year’s awards in the Audience, Jury, and Sponsored Award Categories. KIDNAPPED FOR CHRIST, directed by Kate S. Logan was voted winner of the Audience Award for Documentary Feature, and COPENHAGEN, directed by Mark Raso was voted Audience Award for Narrative Feature.  The Jury went with REZETA, directed by Fernando Frias De La Parra for winner of Jury Award for Narrative Feature, and ELLIOT, directed by Matthew Bauckman and Jaret Belliveau for winner of Jury Award for Documentary Feature.

Slamdance Studios to Release 2013 Slamdance Film Festival Grand Jury winner BIBLE QUIZ Beginning Spring 2014

Slamdance Studios to Release 2013 Slamdance Film Festival Grand Jury winner BIBLE QUIZ Beginning Spring 2014

BIBLE QUIZ, directed by Nicole Teeny

Slamdance Studios, the distribution arm of the Slamdance Film Festival,  in partnership with Virgil Films, has acquired the 2013 Slamdance Film Festival Grand Jury winner BIBLE QUIZ, directed by Nicole Teeny, for release in the U.S.  Beginning in March of 2014, Slamdance Studios and Virgil Films will begin the limited US theatrical release in New York and Los Angeles, and will play across the country in cooperation with Alamo Drafthouse theaters in Houston, Kalamazoo, Lubbock, and Austin. Slamdance Studios will also partner with Virgil Films & Entertainment on the VOD and DVD release. 

Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury

Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury

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The Slamdance Film Festival, which will run concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, January 17 to 23, 2014 in Park City, Utah, announced their Jury members for the 20th Anniversary. The jury will determine the Slamdance Grand Jury Awards for Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, and Short Film categories. These awards will be presented on January 23rd during the Awards Ceremony.