Sundance Opens 2017 Submissions

 ' Stranger then Paradise '

' Stranger then Paradise '

If your movie list for the week includes say a documentary about Iranian female rapper, a drama on America’s painful history issues, a twisted romance set in 19th century, a comedy horror and dozens of other offbeat films, you know this variety of genre and voices means it’s Sundance time. Since it’s inception more than three decades ago, it wouldn’t be an overstatement to say, that Sundance Film Festival grew into the cradle of independent movie scene. For the filmmakers, both established and emerging, it’s simply an iconic happening.

 ' Reservoir Dogs '

' Reservoir Dogs '

Many success stories gone mainstream in the movie world, are inseparable from the festival history itself. It’s enough to remember the hype around Jarmusch’s ‘Stranger then Paradise’, a massive box-office hit of “The Blair Witch Project”, debut of Darren Aronofsky and the classics, ‘Reservoir Dogs’, a film that launched Tarantino’s career. Sundance became a launch platform for a countless number of big cinema names, and it still remains the celebration of independence and bold creativity.

 ' The Blair Witch Project '

' The Blair Witch Project '

In addition, the New Frontier program at Sundance has been pushing boundaries of visual storytelling even further. Thanks to this initiative, for ten years now the artists who work at the convergence of film, art, media, live performance and technology have the powerful showcase and advancement platform. Submissions for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival are now open in eight categories for U.S. and international filmmakers, who no doubt will leave a mark in independent cinema scene.

 ' Reservoir Dogs '

' Reservoir Dogs '

如果你本周电影清单里包括伊朗女歌手的纪录片、关于美国痛苦历史问题的戏剧、第十九世纪扭曲的爱情故事、恐怖的喜剧和其他几十个另类电影,圣丹斯电影节就是这种类型的。不夸张地说,三十年前成立以来圣丹斯电影节成长为独立电影的摇篮。对于电影制作人来说,无论是建立和新兴,它只是一个标志性的事件。

 ' Stranger then Paradise '

' Stranger then Paradise '

许多成功的故事都在电影世界里走上了主流,都离不开节日的历史本身。Jarmusch《陌生人的天堂》的炒作,斩获惊人票房的《布莱尔女巫》,Darren Arnonfsky和经典电影作品《落水狗》,推出了塔伦蒂诺的职业生涯开始蓬勃发展。圣丹斯电影节成为无数大电影院的平台,它仍然鼓励独立和大胆创新。

 ' Reservoir Dogs '

' Reservoir Dogs '

此外,在圣丹斯电影节的新前沿计划推动了视觉叙事的界限更进一步。由于这一举措,十年来,艺术家们在电影、艺术、媒体、现场表演和技术的融合,有强大的展示和进步的平台。2017圣丹斯电影节为美国和国际电影制片人提供八类开放项目,无疑将给独立电影中留下独特印记。

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