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Utah Film Commission launches 8th Annual "Spot On" Commercial Contest

SALT LAKE CITY — So you think you could buff up the PR of the good, ol' Beehive State? Read more »

Aug. 25, 2010

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Sundance draws more people, less money in 2010

PARK CITY — The Sundance Film Festival drew more people this year than the 2009 event, but it poured less money into the state's economy, due in large part to more cautious spending by... Read more »

June 10, 2010

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'Best Worst Movie' may be boon to budding filmmaker

It's funny the turns life takes. The thing that nearly killed Michael Paul Stephenson's movie career just might turn out to be the thing that jump-starts it 20 years later. Read more »

May 28, 2010

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Sundance Institute names Keri Putnam executive director

LOS ANGELES — Keri Putnam, the former president of production for the now-defunct Miramax Films studio and a former HBO films executive, will serve as the executive director of the Sundance... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2010

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Film gems stand out at Sundance Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival

Since it started as the Utah and then the U.S. Film Festival nearly 30 years ago, I've been attending what eventually became the now world-famous Sundance Film, held annually in picturesque but... Read more »

Feb. 14, 2010

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Amelia Nielson-Stowell: Sundance film developed in Utah

It's in one of the last scenes of "Memories of Overdevelopment" when protagonist Sergio Garcet declares: "I've reached a point in my life where the best thing I can do for humanity is to be far... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2010

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About Utah: Sundance a free-for-all for creativity, place for praise

Ten days, nine "screenings," five snowstorms, two bottles of eye drops and one parking ticket later, Sundance Twentyten is history, for me anyway. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2010

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Sundance Film Festival: Utah band stands above the rest of street performers

It's not uncommon to see buskers lining the streets at Sundance. It is, however, rare to find a local band with as much talent as Bramble playing in the cold Park City air. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2010

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Sundance hands out festival awards

A missing-persons tale and a Bolivian class war drama were the big winners at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 31, 2010

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About Utah: Team of journalists gives a rare look at life on battle front

Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington spent the better part of 10 months in what may be the world's most dangerous place — the Korengal Valley in eastern Afghanistan, crossroads where the Taliban, al-Qaida and America's War on... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2010

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Last-minute visitors fill gap in Sundance ticket sales

PARK CITY — Locals and short-term visitors have filled the gap in Sundance tickets and lodging sales this year, putting the independent film festival on track to once again add millions to... Read more »

Jan. 30, 2010

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Sundance Film Festival: 'Mr. Okra' among bevy of Sundance shorts

As filmmaker T.G. Herrington got to know Arthur "Mr. Okra" Robinson in New Orleans, he figured there was a story to tell. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Slamdance festival hands out 'Sparkys'

A war thriller and a documentary feature about domestic terrorism were the big winners at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival, which refers to its awards as "Sparkys." Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Humane Society is going viral at the Sundance Film Festival

Actor Travis Wade was fresh from snowboarding when he signed a pledge to help the Humane Society of the United States. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Amelia Nielson-Stowell: Locals strut Utah's stuff at Sundance Film Festival

Long before the A-listers fly into Utah and long after Park City's Main Street reverts back from Rodeo Drive, there's a tireless group behind the filmmakers, actors, reporters and publicists still... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Judging Sundance

PARK CITY — The way Morgan Spurlock sees it, he's simply "paying it forward." Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Foreign films a mixed bag this year at Sundance

At this year's Sundance Film Festival, the words "rebel" and "rebellion" continually pop up in the program guide and the introductory shorts that precede each film screening. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2010

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Global music festival aims to bring peace, organizers at Sundance Film Festival say

An impressive group gathered at the Sundance Film Festival this week to announce a global music festival. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2010

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Williams, Gosling face heartache in Sundance tale

PARK CITY — Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling are breaking hearts at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2010

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Performers take their dreams to Park City and Sundance

PARK CITY — The famous and the beautiful hog all the headlines from Sundance worldwide. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2010

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Photos: Seen at Sundance

A collection of photos from the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. A wide variety of celebrities walked the streets of Park City on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2010

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Downsizing Affleck: 'Company Men' plays Sundance

PARK CITY — The recession has hit Ben Affleck. He's out of work, saying goodbye to his beloved Porsche, losing his home, stuck moving back in with his parents. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2010

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Sundance Film Festival photo gallery

A collection of Deseret News photos from Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2010

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Park City police keep the peace for Sundance stars and festival fans

PARK CITY — It's near midnight on the first Saturday of Sundance, and a small group of police officers is trying to convince an obviously intoxicated man that, for him anyway, the afterparty... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2010

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