The Sundance Film Festival 2020 is announced to commence on the 23rd of January and would be lasting till February 2nd. The Sundance Institute promised a complete sponsorship in regards of travel gratuity for all those aspiring journalists out there, while those proceedings by Sundance Press Initiative shall be incorporated to endorse Transgendered and Non-Binary women along with incapacitated people, as reported by Time’s Up via mail.
Eligibility application acceptance process has been started and the profiles are to be submitted before the deadline that is, Friday the 13th of December. All applicants would be subjected to a first come first basis and the final invitations to the candidates would be sent latest by Friday the 20th of December.
The sole purpose of Sundance Festival is to bring about a qualitative approach for the upcoming newbie minority of journalists. This will allow them to have a new experience in covering the festival, while they provide an accounted detail of the event alongside empowerment and ofcourse a consistent attendance.
Fresh journalist and freelance critics have a fair chance to avail a sponsored travel. Moreover, accommodation costs will also be covered with a back-end support from 4 renowned brands: Netflix, Critical Minded, Rotten Tomatoes and lastly, Open Society Foundations.
The event would last eleven days, offering a back-to-back schedule with four major categories, namely, NEXT, Midnight, spotlight selections and Competition sections. More than 118 features shall be exhibited with the affair being a basic foundation of organized featured films including new and regular Sundance premieres.
Remake of “Force Majeure” (a Swedish dark comedy) by Nat Faxon’s and Jim Rash; “The Glorias,” a biopic of Gloria Steinem; Alan Ball’s “Uncle Frank”; Micheal Nikola’s biopic called “Tesla” and Liz Garbus’ debut “Lost Girls” are one of the few featuring happenings along with the much hyped and most awaited release of the year, “Miss Americana”, a documentary based on Taylor Swift’s career insight. The announcement of its premier had been trending on Twitter since the past few days and is expected to reach the expectations of all her die-hard fans.
The Sundance Institute will also be anchoring its foregoing projects which includes: “Kajillionaire,” “The Nest,” “The Last Thing He Wanted” and “The Futute”. A few more breakouts like “Beasts of the Southern Wild” a follow-up of “Wendy’s” (set up to be released later in the coming year) and Justin Simien’s (creator of Bad Hair – a Netflix horror series) “Dear White People” are promised to be the highlights of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.