tagged: Sundance

Tangerine: More Than Just a Movie Made with an iPhone

by Cassie Packard
Independent filmmaker Sean Baker’s latest film, , premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The comedy-drama, which explores the lives of transgender sex workers in Hollywood, is filmed entirely with the iPhone 5s. It received positive critical reception at Sundance and was picked up by Magnolia Pictures. I chatted via Skype with the Los Angeles-based filmmaker about the process of making this bleeding-edge film, his collaborative approach to telling a story about transgender lives, and... [more]
Posted by Cassie Packard on 2/10/15

Ocular Evolution: Art Meets Virtual Reality at the Sundance Film Festival

by Antonia Ward
The Sundance Institute is perhaps best known for its annual Film Festival, which opened this year on January 22 and concludes on Sunday. But in recent years the Institute has also been busy building an increasingly influential artistic program forged at the crossroads of film, fine art, media, live performance, and technology. New Frontier was established in 2007 as a dynamic initiative to identify and nurture independent artists working across diverse media to pioneer new methods of... [more]
Posted by Antonia Ward on 1/30/15