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George Lucas, Robert Redford Conversation Highlights Sundance’s ‘Art of Film Weekend’

  • The Wrap
George Lucas, Robert Redford Conversation Highlights Sundance’s ‘Art of Film Weekend’
Sundance Institute announced Thursday that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival will take an unprecedented look at the art and craft of filmmaking with its new ‘Art of Film Weekend’ series of offscreen programming.

This year’s festival runs from Jan. 22 to Feb. 1 in Utah, and the Art of Film Weekend (Jan. 29-31) will highlight the unique roles of writers, directors, producers, actors, cinematographers, editors, production designers, art directors, costume designers, casting directors, sound designers, composers and the countless others who bring stories to life on screen.

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The series will
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George Lucas coming to Sundance for new 'Art of Film Weekend' series

  • Hitfix
George Lucas coming to Sundance for new 'Art of Film Weekend' series
The Sundance Film Festival announced today that it will hold a series of panels titled the "Art of Film Weekend" which will take place Jan. 29-31. This new initiative should create more buzz worthy moments during a period when the Festival is traditionally winding down. The slate will kick off with a conversation between Festival founder Robert Redford and George Lucas that will be streamed online at Sundance.org. In a release, Festival Director John Cooper noted, "Exploring cinema, body and soul, Art of Film Weekend will take aspiring filmmakers and film-loving audiences behind the scenes to see the creative, collaborative spirit of artists at every stage of the independent filmmaking process that is so core to our Festival." A full rundown of the panels are as follows: Power of Story: Visions of Independence — Kicking off Art of Film Weekend, join Robert Redford and George Lucas—two iconic filmmakers who
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Sundance unveils Art Of Film panels

  • ScreenDaily
Sundance unveils Art Of Film panels
Robert Redford and George Lucas will take part in an inaugural roster of panel discussions called the Art of Film Weekend at the Sundance Film Festival.

The series, set to run during the final weekend of Sundance in Park City from Jan 29-31, will highlight the role of film-makers across the spectrum of collaborators and covers writers, directors, producers, actors, cinematographers, editors, production designers, art directors, costume designers, casting directors, sound designers and composers.

The series will kick off with Robert Redford and George Lucas discussing their careers and creative process with Leonard Maltin in Power Of Story: Visions Of Independence.

The weekend continues with panels on such topics as artistry in film music, virtual reality, visual design, editing and documentary.

“Exploring cinema, body and soul, Art Of Film Weekend will take aspiring film-makers and film-loving audiences behind the scenes to see the creative, collaborative spirit of artists at every stage of the independent filmmaking process that is
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