Sunday, January 23, 2011
The Sundance Festival kicked off it's 2011 edition this weekend -- for better or worse, Sundance is the contact point where indy film and mainstream culture most directly meet. The website for the festival is here:
And here are a few resources for ongoing coverage of the festival and the films making their premieres there. Here's coverage from the perspective of a couple critics working for the pop-culture arm of The Onion:
The Onion AV Club.
And here's coverage from a couple more "institutional" perspectives:
The Hollywood Reporter.
Lastly, from the "old news" department -- I had an animated short in the first iteration of Sundance's online component to the festival, back in 2001 -- I did a write-up about it for the Animated News Network. If you're interested in what the festival looked like from the point of view of an absolute small-fry, here it is:
Posted by Chris Lanier at 5:39 PM