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    Sundance Institute Pushes Preservation at Independent Film Week in New York

    The Sundance Institute held its second annual New York get-together Tuesday night during Independent Film Week, with dozens of alumni crowding the covered pool deck at the Empire Hotel at Lincoln Center while the rain pounded outside. Executive director Keri Putnam and festival director John Cooper ...

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    Critic Roger Ebert Will Be Feted By Robert Redford at a 'Celebrate Sundance Institute' Benefit Next Year

    Roger Ebert is getting two thumbs up from the Sundance Institute. The journalist and critic will be presented with the Vanguard Leadership Award in recognition of his advocacy of indie cinema by the organization's president and founder Robert Redford.

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    Sundance Names Paul Federbush International Director of Feature Films

    The Sundance Institute has named indie vet Paul Federbush the International Director of the Feature Film Program, which discovers and supports filmmakers year-round. Beginning September 24, Federbush will work under the program's founding director, Michelle Satter, and will oversee all internationa...

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    Paul Federbush Joins the Sundance Institute as International Director of Its Feature Film Program

    Former Warner Independent Pictures and Red Flag Releasing executive Paul Federbush has been hired by the Sundance Institute as international director of its feature film program. Reporting to feature film program founding director Michelle Satter, Federbush officially begins his new role September 2...

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    'Detropia' Filmmakers Explain DIY Distribution and How the Sundance Institute Artist Services Program Works

    Documentary filmmakers Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing ("The Boys of Baraka," "Jesus Camp") took their latest film, "Detropia," to the Sundance Film Festival in January. When no suitable distribution deal materialized during the fest and the months afterward, the duo decid...

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    Annenberg Foundation Bestows $1 Million Three-Year Grant on Sundance Institute

    On Monday, Sundance Institute announced that the Annenberg Foundation has bestowed a $1 million three-year grant on the independent film and theater non-profit organization. The funds will go toward supporting the Institute’s many initiatives, including its Artist Services Program and the Sund...

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    Annenberg Foundation Awards Sundance Institute $1 Million Grant

    The Sundance Institute has been awarded a $1 million, three-year grant from the Annenberg Foundation, which will provide support for the Institute's year-round creative and tactical programs for independent film artists. The Annenberg's past support of the Institute, the Film Fellows Program from 20...

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    Sundance Institute Adds 11 Films to Hulu, Netflix and SnagFilms Through Its Artist Services Program

    The Sundance Institute announced Thursday that 11 independent films supported by its Artist Services Program are now available on Hulu, Netflix and SnagFilms (Indiewire's parent company).  The Artist Services Program gives Sundance alumni exclusive opportunities to self-distribute, mar...

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    11 New Sundance Supported Films Now Streaming

    Now available on SnagFilms, Hulu and Netflix are eleven new films supported by the Sundance Institute's Artist Services Program, which launched in February. Artist Services gives filmmakers exclusive opportunities to self-finance, market and distribute their films. Films from the program are also av...

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    Watch: Sundance Institute Explains What an Indie Producer Does (Video)

    The Sundance Institute produced this video to coincide with its recent annual Creative Producing Labs and Summit. The producers of "Blue Valentine," "Frozen River," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Like Crazy" and more delve into the multitudinous aspects of being ...

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