Indie Episodic category features independently produced work from a plethora of emerging creators. This includes work for broadcast, web and other streaming platforms.
Some past projects have also premiered within this category. These include Work in Progress, State of the Union, Wu Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men and Quarter Life Poetry.
Did you know that out of 10,397 submissions only 74 short films, 8 episodic works and 9 special events were selected to be launched at the Sundance Film Festival 2021?
Awkward Family Photos (U.S.A.)
Directed by William Kirkley explores the lives of families behind the archives of Awkwardfamilyphotos.com. World Premiere.
Chemo Brain (Denmark)
Directed by Kristian Håskjold is a lighthearted drama-series that shows the struggles of Oliver, who after being diagnosed with cancer, tries to save his friendships, his girlfriend and his life. International Premiere.
City So Real (U.S.A.)
It is set against the backdrop of 2019 mayoral campaign, this is a fascinating portrait of modern-day Chicago by director Steve James. World Premiere.
Directed by Jessica Sanders is set against the backdrop of Oakland California, this epic show tells the story of an Iranian-American medical student who is trying to support his family by taking side hustles. World Premiere.
Hey Lady! (Canada)
Two senior citizens turn everything upside down, from norms to rules of etiquettes. Directed by Sarah Polley, Adriana Maggs and Will Bowes. World Premiere.
Directed by Jean-XavierdeLestrade, discovers the inner workings of the police force, judicial system and the government itself after an eighteen-year-old disappears. International Premiere.
The Ride (U.S.A.)
Directed by Linas Phillips, shares the story of Wayne who is a rideshare driver, and discovers that he can help counsel his passengers, whether they want it or not. World Premiere.
Untitled Pizza Movie (U.S.A.)
By director and screenwriter David Shapiro, is a series that traces three lives over three decades and three continents. World Premiere.