WEEK IN WOMEN: Femme-helmed, femme-centric films sell big at Sundance 2019 – Brandy McDonnell reports

Some of the biggest sales of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, which started January 24, have gone to femme-centric, woman-directed films, including the Mindy Kaling-Emma Thompson vehicle Late Night, and the Awkwafina starrer The Farewell and Pippa Bianco’s feature film debut Share.

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SPOTLIGHT February 2016: Agnieszka Smoczyńska, Filmmaker The Lure

agnieszka Smocz 2 small headshotOne of the happy surprises of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival was Polish Filmmaker Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s debut feature, The Lure, which premiered in the International Dramatic Competition. The film — a musical-fantasy-horror-romance hybrid — is an entirely engaging original. Read on…

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SPOTLIGHT January 2016: Jennifer Phang, Filmmaker, Advantageous

phang 1 croppedSince Jennifer Phang’s Advantageous premiered at Sundance 2015, where it won a special jury prize, the film has found a home on NetFlix and is nominated for an Indie Spirit Award. Jennifer Phang is a filmmaker to watch in 2016. Read on…

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