Director Anthony Mandler discusses his connection to the film ‘Monster,’ based on the award-winning novel by Walter Dean Myers: ““I was immediately drawn to the story and the way that it asked this very large question about could one moment in your life define your whole life,” said director Anthony Mandler during his turn at Deadline’s Sundance Studio to […]

Boots Riley discusses his debut film ‘Sorry to Bother You’ with his cast in an interview with Sundance. The film has recently been acquired for a seven figure deal: “There are plenty of films with commentary surrounding race, commodification, self-worth, and what it means to be normal. However, none of those films have been as […]

Filmmaker Justin Chon discusses the influences on his award-winning film ‘Gook’ at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017: “For Justin Chon, who was recently featured in the iTunes Filmmaker Spotlight, getting the deeply personal and unique “Gook” (click here to watch the film) made was a triumph. But seeing it in competition at Sundance 2017, where it won the […]

Actor Jason Mitchell recently did an interview with Sundance discussing his work in the Sundance film TYREL and staying true to himself: “It’s freezing in Park City, Utah, but Jason Mitchell is unphased by the brisk windchill and unending slow flurries. The 31-year-old’s career is continually rising, and it shows in his upbeat attitude. His […]

Sundance recently released their list of shorts for 2018, including a short about Los Angeles’ Leimert Park, a comedy by Franchesca Ramsey, and more: “The Sundance Film Festival supplemented its 2018 feature lineup by announcing its Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events program, reminding that its mission to showcasing and supporting independent voices isn’t limited by commercial prospects or […]

Boots Riley has officially signed with WME to be represented for his Sundance featured film ‘Sorry to Bother You’:  “EXCLUSIVE: Hot off the Sundance premiere of his film Sorry To Bother You and the splashy world rights deal by Annapurna that followed, writer, director and composer Boots Riley has signed with WME to be repped in all areas. Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Armie Hammer […]