A banner year in Park City continued to deliver the goods as Magnolia Pictures acquired world rights to Sean Baker’s comedy. Separately, Alchemy, SPC and Lionsgate confirmed previously reported deals on Strangerland, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl and Knock Knock.
An unusually busy first weekend of on-site deal-making in Park City continued into the week as Fox Searchlight and Indian Paintbrush partnered on world rights to Me And Earl And The Dying Girl and The Orchard acquired The Overnight.
Pretty much everybody who was anybody in the UK film business and in Park City attended the casual gathering at High West Distillery.
Sundance Film Festival’s John Cooper and Trevor Groth talk to Jeremy Kay about the ‘exhilarating’ selections in the 2015 edition (Jan 22-Feb 1)
Screen International’s picks of the hot films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival (Jan 22-Feb 1).
The Toronto-born child of Korean parents who left their homeland in the 1960s returns to Sundance after 1998 selection Miss Monday with a unique spin on the teen movie genre based on his own experiences.
The Mexican film-maker went to the same CUEC film school as Alfonso Cuaron and Emmanuel Lubezki. His English-language debut premieres in Sundance in Park City At Midnight on January 23. Spoiler alert.