Recent years have seen a marked rise in the amount of content posted on the internet to showcase short films, podcasting, and blogging related to the Sundance Film Festival. Sundance Institute Online has posted over 50 of the short film entries on its website for the general public to view, in an effort to "serve as a virtual extension of the festival" (Sundance producer Joseph Beyer) and make it easily accessible to an international community. Laurie Sullivan reports for Australia's