A well-received screening and positive press review within the Premiere, World Cinema and Shorts Programs of Sundance can greatly benefit a film’s positioning for the US. Because so many buyers and execs attend, Sundance can generate hype and excitement like few other festivals. Sundance has a long history of showcasing the works of emerging and established Australian directors.
U.S. Documentary Competition
U.S. Dramatic Competition
World Cinema Documentary Competition
World Cinema Dramatic Competition
Out of Competition:
Premieres- Presented by Entertainment Weekly
Park City at Midnight
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“I found it to be one of the most uplifting times of my creative life.”
“The Sundance press office was brilliant and made sure that I was invited to everything. Our time was taken up with press and publicity plus numerous ‘future work’ meetings (eg Harvey Weinstein – seemed obligatory!)”
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Australian films and awards screening over the last 10 years
★ Indicates award winners
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Start: 21 Jan 2016
End: 31 Jan 2016
Early shorts 3/8/15, features 10/8/15; Official shorts 24/8/15, features 31/8/15; Late shorts 21/9/15, features 28/9/15
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