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The 2016 Indiewire Sundance Bible: All the Reviews, Interviews and News Posted During The Festival

The 2016 Indiewire Sundance Bible: All the Reviews, Interviews and News Posted During The Festival


The Complete 2016 Sundance Film Festival Lineup

Kevin Smith and Rob Zombie Lead 2016 Sundance Film Festival Midnight Section

Sundance Announces Competition and NEXT Lineups, Featuring Returning Favorites and a Secret Director

Sundance 2016 Adds Late Additions and Three New From the Collection Picks

Sundance 2016 Unveils Massive Short Film Program, Including New Films From Jason Reitman and Bryce Dallas Howard

Sundance Announces Premieres and Documentary Premieres, Including New Films From Kelly Reichardt, Werner Herzog and Whit Stillman

Sundance Unveils Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events for the 2016 Festival

Sundance Unveils 10th Anniversary New Frontier Lineup

2016 Sundance Film Festival Announces Conversations With Christopher Nolan, Werner Herzog and More

Jon Hamm, Shane Carruth, Lena Dunham and More Selected for 2016 Sundance Film Festival Juries


Sundance is Still the First Place Next Year’s Oscars 

Sundance Wishlist: 32 Films We Hope Will Head to Park City in 2016

Sundance Programmers Unveil, Discuss 2016 Competition, NEXT Lineups (EXCLUSIVE)

9 Hidden Gems from the 2016 Sundance Lineup

10 More Hidden Gems from the 2016 Sundance Lineup

How Independent Is the Sundance 2016 TV Lineup? (And What You Can Already See Online)

14 Films We Cannot Wait to See at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

5 Must-See Shorts at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival

The 2016 Sundance Springboard: 11 Potential Breakthrough Actors


Women in Film Awards 4 $32,000 Grants to Sundance Filmmakers

Infographic: How Does Sundance Do Social Media?

Kodak and Sundance Collaborate to Support Indie Filmmakers

Vimeo Announces Initiative to Fund Female Filmmakers

Exclusive: Adam Kersh Boards Sundance’s ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ as Co-Executive Producer

The Best Things Robert Redford Said on the Opening Day of Sundance 2016


Magnolia Pictures and HBO Pick Up Sundance Doc ‘Tickled’

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires John Krasinski’s Sundance Drama ‘The Hollars’

Universal Lands Michael Shannon’s Sundance Thriller ‘Frank & Lola”

Swiss Army Man’ and Daniel Radcliffe’s Farting Corpse Head to A24

Amazon and Open Road Team Up for Acclaimed Sundance Doc ‘Gleason’

Netflix and Music Box Films Acquire Norman Lear Sundance Doc ‘Just Another Version of You’

Paramount and MTV Films Pick Up Nick Jonas’ Sundance Frat Drama ‘Goat’

Magnolia Pictures Acquires North Korean Kidnapping Tale ‘The Lovers and the Despot’

Blumhouse and WWE Studios Join Forces for Sundance Thriller ‘Sleight’

Paramount Lands Clea DuVall’s Sundance Directorial Debut ‘The Intervention’

Netflix is Getting into Bed With Sundance Sex Comedy ‘Brahman Naman’

Netflix Picks Up Sundance Sexual Assault Documentary ‘Audrie & Daisy’

Magnolia Pictures Lands Werner Herzog’s Internet Revolution Documentary ‘Lo and Behold’

The Orchard Picks Up Taika Waititi’s Sundance Crowdpleaser ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’

Amazon Scores Big at Sundance (Again) With Todd Solondz’s ‘Wiener-Dog’ Deal

Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Sells to Fox Searchlight in Biggest Sundance Deal Ever

Summit Entertainment Picks Up Sundance Period Drama ‘Indignation’

A24 Makes First Sundance Deal With Crowdpleaser ‘Morris From America’

Amazon Lands Huge Deal for Sundance Sensation ‘Manchester By the Sea’

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Frank Zappa Sundance Doc ‘Eat That Question’

Mongrel Lands International Rights to Ira Sachs’ ‘Little Men’

Brainstorm Media Picks Up Sundance Stress Doc ‘Resilience’

Amazon and Roadside Attractions Unite for Whit Stillman’s ‘Love and Friendship’

Netflix Strikes Sundance Again With ‘Under the Shadow’ Streaming Deal

Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson ‘Off the Wall’ Doc to World Premiere on Showtime

Netflix Kicks Off Sundance Early By Acquiring Ellen Page-Starring ‘Tallulah’

Global Screen Picks Up Rights to Sundance Premiere ‘Between Sea and Land’

Sundance Selects Picks Up Political Controversy Doc ‘Weiner’

Anthony ‘Weiner’ Doc Finds Foreign Distribution with Dogwoof and NonStop Entertainment

Netflix Continues to Conquer Pre-Sundance With ‘Fundamentals of Caring’ Deal

Amazon Heads to Sundance, Picks Up Twisty Drama ‘Complete Unknown’

Oscilloscope Picks Up Sundance NEXT Drama ‘The Fits’ in Pre-Festival Deal


Watch: Boys Will Be Boys in Exclusive Clip From Ira Sachs’ ‘Little Men’

Watch: Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon on the Trials and Tribulations of ‘Other People’ (Sundance Exclusive)

Watch: Exclusive NSFW ‘Mammal’ Trailer Exposes Horrific Secrets of Grief at Sundance

Watch: A Psychotic Sniper Turns ‘Carnage Park’ Into a Must-See Sundance Thriller

Buzzy Sundance Mystery ‘Complete Unknown’ Gets a Surreal Debut Poster

Watch: Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots are Sundance’s Most Intense Couple in ‘Frank & Lola’ Clip

Watch: Meet Sundance’s Most Dangerous (and Cutest) Kid in ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ Trailer

Watch: Jim Jarmusch Is On a Quest to Unearth ‘Uncle Howard’ in Exclusive Clip

Watch: ‘Tusk’ Meets ‘Fargo’ in First Clip From Kevin Smith’s ‘Yoga Hosers’

‘Once’ Director John Carney Finds the Music (Again) in Exclusive ‘Sing Street’ Poster

Watch: Enter the Controversial Lands of the West Bank in Exclusive ‘The Settlers’ Clips

Watch: Keep Your Eyes Peeled to the ‘Sleight’ of Hands in Exclusive Sundance Clip

Watch: Kate Lyn Sheil is the Anchor Who Commited Suicide on Live TV in Exclusive Sundance Clip

Watch: This NSFW Teaser Proves Why ‘Brahman Naman’ is Sundance’s Wildest Sex Comedy

Watch: Here’s the Trailer for the Sundance Doc Jim Jarmusch Wants You to See

Watch: Solve the Puzzle in First Clip From Controversial Sundance Doc ‘Trapped’

Watch: ‘Southside With You’ Clip Relives Michelle and Barack Obama’s First Date, Linklater-Style

Watch: Sundance is About to Get Absurd in Exclusive ‘The 4th’ Clip

Watch: Werner Herzog Ponders Our Data-Driven Future in ‘Lo and Behold’ Trailer

Meet the ‘Bad Kids’ About to Take Sundance By Storm in Exclusive Poster

Watch: Exclusive ‘All These Sleepless Nights’ Clip Teases Sundance’s Most Unconventional Documentary

Watch: Prepare for Prom in Pahokee With Exclusive ‘The Send-Off’ Trailer and Poster

Todd Solondz Returns With New Faces and Old Perversions in ‘Wiener-Dog’

Ira Sachs Returns in First Look Photos for Sundance Premiere ‘Little Men’

Watch: ‘The Land of the Enlightened’ Trailer is a Vivid Look at the Lives of Afghani Children

Haunting First Look at ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ Makes This Sundance Premiere a Must-See

Exclusive: Meet the Colorful Characters Behind Sundance Sex Comedy ‘Brahman Naman’

Watch: ‘Gasland’ Director Josh Fox Reminds Us ‘How To Let Go Of The World’ in New Trailer

Exclusive ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Poster Brings a Violent Hit and Run to Sundance

Watch: Rachel Griffiths Takes a Dive in Exclusive Clip for Sundance Drama ‘Mammal’

‘Citizenfour’ DP Kirsten Johnson Gets Autobiographical in Exclusive ‘Cameraperson’ Poster

Watch: John Carney’s ‘Sing Street’ Trailer Brings Rock n’ Roll to Irish Youth

Watch: ‘Chelsea Does… Drugs’ in Front of Her Judgmental Dog (But Doesn’t Have a Problem)

Watch: Exclusive Clip for Sundance Competitor ‘Halal Love (And Sex)’ Unites Romance and Islam

Watch: Michael Jackson Dazzles Like It’s 1979 in Epic Clip From Spike Lee’s ‘Off the Wall’ Doc

‘Citizenfour’ DP Kirsten Johnson Gets Autobiographical in Exclusive ‘Cameraperson’ Poster

Watch: Sleep is a Hallucinatory Epidemic in Exclusive Poster and Trailer for ‘Cemetery of Splendor’


Sundance Review: Barack and Michelle Obama Make a Cute Couple in ‘Southside With You’

Sundance Review: ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ is the Discovery of This Year’s Festival

Sundance Review: ‘Cameraperson’ is a Transcendent Documentary Experience

Sundance Review: The Brilliance of ‘Birth of a Nation’ Is Bigger Than the Movie

Sundance Review: Daniel Radcliffe’s Farts Tell Us Something Profound About This Year’s Festival

Sundance Review: ‘Sand Storm’ is a Revealing Look at Bedouin Life

Sundance Review: Was Kenneth Lonergan’s ‘Manchester By the Sea’ Worth the $10 Million Price Tag?

Sundance Review: Rebecca Hall Gives the Best Performance of Her Career in ‘Christine’

Sundance Review: ‘Kate Plays Christine’ is Like ‘Network’ With a Nonfiction Twist

Sundance Review: ‘Dark Night’ is a Gorgeous Look at an American Tragedy

Sundance Review: ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’ Casts a Major Literary Scandal in New Light

Sundance Review: ‘Weiner’ is the Best Documentary About a Political Campaign Ever Made

Sundance Review: Werner Herzog’s ‘Lo and Behold’ Will Make You Experience the Internet in New Ways

Review: ‘Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall’ Makes You Want to Dance — and Shout

Sundance Review: Norman Lear Fans Will Get a Kick Out of ‘Just Another Version of You’

Sundance Review: ‘Under the Shadow’ is the First Great Horror Movie of the Year

Sundance Review: ‘Wiener-Dog’ is Todd Solondz’s Angriest Movie

Sundance Review: Nick Jonas Gets Sick of Frat Life in ‘Goat’


‘How I Shot That: DP Eric Edwards Explains Why The Right Tools Are More Important Than Ever

O.J.: Made in America’ Director Ezra Edelman on Bringing The Story of O.J. Simpson to Sundance

DP Roberto Schaefer on Shooting Don Cheadle’s Unique Biopic ‘Miles Ahead’

How ‘Hooligan Sparrow’ Overcame Being a Target of the Chinese Government to Get to Sundance

How ‘The Fits’ DP Created the Psychological State of an 11-Year-Old Dancer

James Redford on How We Should Measure ‘Impact’ in Documentaries

DP Richard Henkels on Capturing a Confounding Life in Sundance Doc ‘Author: The JT LeRoy Story’

How the Director-Writer-Star of ‘The 4th’ Found His Comedic Voice

Sundance Springboard: ‘The Fits’ Breakout Star Royalty Hightower is Ready to Claim Her Throne

How Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Helped Their ‘Girls’ Boom Op Make His Sundance Doc

Sundance: How Greta Gerwig Learned What Kind of Director She Wants to Be From Rebecca Miller and Todd Solondz

Sundance: The Most Infuriating Way to Respond to Their ‘Christine,’ According to Rebecca Hall and Antonio Campos

Sundance: Why ‘Goat’ Star Nick Jonas and Director Andrew Neel Want to Change Modern Masculinity

Sundance: Whit Stillman Loves Jane Austen But Would Happily Direct a Bond Film

How I Shot That: Ed Lachman Overcomes the Usual Challenges to Lens the Audacious ‘Wiener-Dog’

How I Shot That: DP Polly Morgan Explains How She Went Undercover for ‘Holy Hell’

Sundance: ‘Chelsea Does’ Director Eddie Schmidt on Getting Real With Chelsea Handler For Netflix

Sundance: Why ‘The Hollars’ Director and Star John Krasinski Doesn’t Mind If You Call His Film ‘Sundance-y’

Sundance: Amy Seimetz Explains the Most Feminist Decision She Made When Crafting ‘The Girlfriend Experience’

How I Shot That: DP Elliot Davis on the Rigor and Speed it Took to Create ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Sundance: Why Nate Parker Put His Acting Career on Hold to Make Breakout Hit ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Sundance: John Carney Explains How the Crowd-Pleasing ‘Sing Street’ is Part of a Greater Trilogy

Sundance: How Robert Greene and Kate Lyn Sheil Made the Festival’s Most Fascinating Documentary

Sundance: Todd Solondz Isn’t as Cynical As You Think

Sundance Springboard: How Babak Anvari Made the Festival’s Most Terrifying Feature

Sundance: How ‘SNL’ Writer Chris Kelly Turned His Personal Pain Into a Festival Opener


Reality Checks: This Year’s Sundance Showed How the Documentary Film World is Changing

PODCAST: Why This Year’s Sundance Signals a Shift in the Industry

Sundance Docs 2016: The People Who Made and Lived Them [PHOTOS]

Sundance 2016: Group Portraits from the Festival’s Top Titles and More [PHOTOS]

Fast, Cheap and Never Easy: How These Sundance Filmmakers Beat the Odds

Sundance: Christopher Nolan, Colin Trevorrow and More Discuss the Necessity of Film

Sundance Exclusive: Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler’s 6 Survival Tips for Producing

Critic’s Notebook: Here’s Why You Should Care About the Sundance Film Festival

It’s Complicated: How Netflix and Amazon Add a Big Wrinkle to Sundance Deal Making

Sundance Programmers Flag Some Festival Must-Sees

How Four Filmmakers Turned Kickstarter Into Sundance Gold

Sundance 2016: Group Portraits from the Festival’s Top Titles and More [PHOTOS]


Screen Talk: Live from Sundance

Sundance: Wall Street Movie ‘Equity’ Starring Anna Gunn Was Made by Women for Women

Art House Convergence: Why Critics Matter and Oscars Are So White

Sundance: Meet the Winners of The Black List’s Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowships

Sundance: Werner Herzog on His Movie About the Internet—Which He Hardly Uses (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Sundance: Rebecca Hall Astonishes in the Otherwise Cold ‘Christine’ (Review Roundup)

Sundance: Truth Battles Fiction in Amazon Pickup ‘Author,’ Starring Laura Albert, the Real JT LeRoy

Sundance: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Initiates Bidding War After Electrifying Premiere

Sundance: Hollywood Stars Speak Out on Inequality in EPIX Docuseries ‘The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem’

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