The Sundance Film Festival has named Tabitha Jackson its new festival director.
Jackson, who was previously the Sundance Institute’s documentary program director, was announced as the prestigious American film festival’s new leader Saturday night during its awards ceremony.
Previous director John Cooper announced last summer that he would step down following the 2020 edition of Sundance. He will shift into an emeritus director role.
Jackson becomes the first woman, the first person of color and the first Brit to lead the annual independent film festival. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN