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Sundance doc ‘Our New President’ presents psychedelic vision of US election through a fake news lens

If the feeling at the fairly liberal leaning Sundance Film Festival — held last year after Trump’s election but before the inauguration —was one of impending doom, this year it’s all about pro

Facebook’s former Oculus Story Studio team isn’t done quite yet

Today, Sundance Film Festival announced its lineup for next month. Included yet again were the entrants for the festival's New Frontiers program, which hosts VR content. Virtual reality may not be the

Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits

You can't try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today's premiere of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid opportunities for a third kind of virtual reality b

Werner Herzog On His Documentary Lo And Behold, Cockroach Movies And Moving To Mars

A new documentary entitled Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World is being premiered at Sundance tomorrow. I've already written up my impressions of the film, which is very good and very diffe

With Lo And Behold, Werner Herzog Offers Up A Humanist History Of The Internet

What does a humanist history of the Internet look like? Though it isn’t a documentary in the journalistic sense, Werner Herzog’s Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World paints a unique pict

Vimeo Unveils “Share The Screen” Initiative At Sundance In Hopes Of Attracting More Female Filmmakers

Vimeo wants more women making films on its platform and is launching a new three-pronged initiative called “Share the Screen” at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, today to lend fi

Sundance VR Trend Piece

So about this time of year my inbox gets flooded with junk from Sundance. Reps, PR, invites to parties. Raise a chalice with Matt Damon and Stella Artois at Sundance! [Sure, why not]. Raise a glass w

Who Needs Sundance When You’ve Got Crowdfunding?

Film festivals used to be do-or-die moments for movie makers. They were where you met the producers that could fund your project, and if the buyers liked your flick, they’d pay to have it distri

StartSLC Kicks Off To Support A Burgeoning Utah Tech Culture

A crowd of tech enthusiasts sat warm inside the grand hall of an old train station this last Saturday night, on the west end of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. They braved the otherwise chilly evening

jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

As you may have heard, Steve Jobs will be getting the Ashton Kutcher treatment in <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jobs_(film)">"jOBS"</a>, the first biopic to be released since t

Paris is an idiot, but knows a good thing when she sees it

Over the weekend at Sundance, Paris Hilton was introduced to Virgin America’s all encompassing handset and was apparently blown away. How has she not been on a VA flight yet? I take Branson&#821