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Sundance Institute Reveals This Year's Eight Documentary Edit and Story Labs Projects

19 June 2014 1:04 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Sundance Institute today revealed the eight documentary projects chosen to participate in their 2014 Documentary Edit and Story Labs. 20 Fellows have been selected in total to take part.  Editors serving as Creative Advisors for the sessions include Joelle Alexis ("The Green Prince"), Lewis Erskine ("Freedom Riders"), Mary Lampson ("Harlan County USA"), Jonathan Oppenheim ("The Oath"), Kate Amend ("The Case Against 8"), Joe Bini ("We Need to Talk About Kevin"), Pedro Kos ("The Square"). Directors serving as Creative Advisors are Ra'anan Alexandrowicz ("The Law In These Parts"), Jon Else ("Sing Faster!") and Jesse Moss ("The Overnighters"). Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Documentary Film Program, said in a statement, "This year's Fellows reflect a range of artistry, perspective and experience that is part of a vibrant contemporary dialogue about nonfiction storytelling. It is our hope that this rigorous lab environment strengthens each project and »

- Nigel M Smith

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Amponsah’s Down By Law & Sandilands/McNicol’s Uncertain Make Sundance Institute 2014 Documentary Edit and Story Labs Cut

19 June 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Not all docu films that make the cut into the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Edit and Story Labs are fortunate enough to then land a coveted spot at the festival (recent examples include Roger Ross Williams’ God Loves Uganda and Tracy Draz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo’s Rich Hill) but some fresh air and supportive pounding from the Institute’s Advisors surely contributes to the realization of passion projects that are buckets filled in blood, sweat and tears. Among the press release mentions below, we’ll surely be discussing them in Park City setting in a January to too far off from now. Here are the selection of 20 Fellows representing eight documentary film projects to participate in the 2014 Documentary Edit and Story Labs, June 20-28 and July 4-12 at Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah.

Artists and projects selected for the June 20-28 Documentary Edit and Story Lab:

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- Eric Lavallee

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Sundance Institute Lines Up 20 Fellows for Documentary Edit and Story Labs

19 June 2014 10:25 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Sundance Institute has unveiled the 20 fellows, and their eight documentary film projects, who will participate in this Summer's 2014 Documentary Edit and Story Labs. The labs run June 20-28, and July 4-12, at Sundance Resort in Utah. Based on Sundance's immersive Lab model launched by Robert Redford in 1981, each session of Documentary Edit and Story unites directors and editors with world-class doc filmmakers. Creative advisors in June include editors Jonathan Oppenheim ("The Oath") and Mary Lampson ("Harlan County USA"), and directors Jesse Moss (this year's breakout "The Overnighters") and Jon Else ("Sing Faster!"). In July, editors Kate Amen ("The Case Against 8") and Joe Bini ("We Need to Talk About Kevin"), and directors Ross McElwee ("Photographic Memory") and Rob Epstein ("Howl") are among those onboard as creative advisors. Artists and projects selected for the June 20-28 Documentary Edit and Story Lab: "A Flickering Truth" Director: Pietra Brettkelly  Editor: Jacob »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014: The Overnighters Review

17 June 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Off the back of its Sundance buzz, Jesse Moss’ award-winning The Overnighters was tipped as a similarly high-profile premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest this year. It really is a documentary for the modern age: about the growing division between rich and poor, the need for jobs and the lack of labour. In North Dakota, the fracking rush brought thousands of desperate workers from across the Us who all came in search of a better life – to pursue that elusive, if not illusive, American dream based on the concept of liberating oneself from economic turmoil. Inevitably, the work dried up, but scores of unemployed people hung around in the small town of Concordia, hoping that jobs would spring up and they could climb aboard.

Overcrowding became a central issue; pastor of the Concordia Lutheran Church Jay Reinke however, enacted not only what he felt to be his Christian obligation, but a human duty, »

- Andrew Latimer

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Shine Cracks ‘Code Of A Killer’; CBS, M6 Extend Partnership; Dogwoof Bites ‘The Overnighters’; More

10 June 2014 1:31 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Shine International has taken on international distribution for ITV’s Code Of A Killer and Channel 5’s Rome: The World’s First Superpower. The former, produced by World Productions, tells the true story of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting in the 1980s and its first use by detective David Baker (played by David Threlfall) in solving a double murder only three miles from Jeffreys’ lab. James Strong (Broadchurch/Gracepoint) is set to direct the two-part drama, which shoots in September. Rome: The World’s First Superpower is co-produced by 360Production and GroupM Entertainment. It looks at the major heroes and villains from Hannibal and Julius Caesar to Spartacus and Cleopatra and tells the story of how one small city among many conquered the world and then ran it for nearly 1,000 years. CBS Studios International and France’s M6 are extending their multi-year volume agreement to bring shows from the CBS network to French audiences. »

- NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor

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Dogwoof acquires The Overnighters

9 June 2014 7:36 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jesse Moss’ documentary [pictured] receives its UK premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Dogwoof has acquired UK theatrical rights to The Overnighters.

Jesse Moss’ documentary receives its UK premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest and won the Documentary Special Jury award for Intuitive Filmmaking at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

The deal was brokered between Oli Harbottle, head of distribution for Dogwoof, and Jason Ishikawa at The Film Sales Company.

Harbottle commented: “The Overnighters is one of the stand-out docs of the year and the team at Dogwoof could not be more thrilled about introducing it to UK audiences. We’re confident that it will prove a must-see film through robust critical response and strong word-of-mouth.”

The Overnighters follows Pastor Jay Reinke of the Concordia Lutheran Church who has transformed the church and its parking lot into shelters for down on their luck men to bed down, have a meal and receive much needed support.

When the local »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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San Francisco International Film Festival Awards Prizes

8 May 2014 10:55 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Benjamin Naishtat’s History of Fear claimed the New Directors Prize at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival, which concludes Thursday. At the May 7 awards ceremony, the festival, presented by the San Francisco Film Society, the Golden Gate Award for Documentary Feature was given to Jesse MossThe Overnighters, which follows a pastor’s efforts to house job seekers in a small North Dakota town. The Bay Area Documentary Feature Award was given to Sara Dosa’s The Last Season, about rare mushroom hunting in the Oregon woods. In singling out History of Fear, the jury called the film,“a slyly

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History Of Fear triumphs at Sfiff

8 May 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Benjamín Naishtat’s History Of Fear (pictured) won the New Directors Prize and a $10,000 cash prize as the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival came to a close (7).

In the Golden Gate Award Documentary Feature category, Jesse MossThe Overnighters took top honours plus a $10,000 cash prize.

The Bay Area Documentary Feature award and a $5,000 cash prize went to The Last Season by Sara Dosa.

For list of winners visit the official site.

The festival ran from April 24-May 8 »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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History Of Fear, Overnighters triumph at Sfiff

8 May 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Benjamín Naishtat’s History Of Fear (pictured) won the New Directors Prize and a $10,000 cash prize as the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival came to a close (7).

In the Golden Gate Award Documentary Feature category, Jesse MossThe Overnighters took top honours plus a $10,000 cash prize.

The Bay Area Documentary Feature award and a $5,000 cash prize went to The Last Season by Sara Dosa.

For list of winners visit the official site.

The festival ran from April 24-May 8 »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Drafthouse Loves Thy Neighbor; Jesse Moss’ The Overnighters Finds Distrib Housing

31 March 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

After taking The Act of Killing to the bank, Drafthouse’s Tim League smells another docu winner. A full two months after its premiere in Park City (it has subsequently been shown at True/False, Full Frame, Dallas and upcoming fests Hot Docs and Tribeca) TheWrap reports that Jesse MossThe Overnighters has been picked up and is being pegged with an awards-friendly year-end 2014 release. A portion of all box office receipts will be donated to local affordable housing charities.

Gist: Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them.

Worth Noting: This won a Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking at Sundance.

Do We Care?: Topping the almost 20 doc items that our docu-specialist Jordan M. Smith caught at Sundance, The Overnighters will likely be included among several year-end lists. Jordan mentions that »

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Drafthouse Films Lands Acclaimed Sundance Doc 'The Overnighters'

31 March 2014 1:58 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Now here's some acquisition news that we're very happy to report. One of our favorite, groundbreaking docs out of this year's Sundance Film Festival, called The Overnighters from filmmaker Jesse Moss, has been acquired by Drafthouse Films, the same studio that released The Act of Killing and Nick Cave's 20,000 Days on Earth. Drafthouse announced that it has acquired North American theatrical, home video, transactional and other rights to Jesse Moss' riveting documentary The Overnighters. The film will be released in theaters late 2014, likely making it a strong contender for this year's awards season, but that's too far out to discuss. "I have shown the film to a small group of friends and family. After each screening, a lengthy and heated discussion has arisen on the themes of the American dream, forgiveness, what it means to be a good person. We hope to take this spectacularly thought-provoking documentary all »

- Alex Billington

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Drafthouse Films acquires Overnighters

31 March 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jesse Moss’ documentary premiered in Sundance and centres on the plight of desperate men chasing their fortunes in the North Dakota oilfields.

The Overnighters won a special jury award “for intuitive filmmaking” in Park City and will screen at the Tribeca FIlm Festival in April.

Drafthouse acquired rights from The Film Sales Company and plans a late 2014 theatrical release

A portion of all box office receipts will be donated to local affordable housing charities.  »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Sundance Winner ‘The Overnighters’ Gets U.S. Distribution

31 March 2014 10:04 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Drafthouse Films has acquired North American theatrical, home video, transactional and other rights to Jesse Moss’ documentary “The Overnighters” from the Film Sales Co.

The film chronicles the plight of men and women seeking work in North Dakota oil fields while a devoted pastor risks everything to help them.

The Overnighters” premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it received a Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking. It will screen at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival. A theatrical release is planned for late 2014 with part of box office receipts donated to local affordable housing charities.

Moss spent 18 months in North Dakota, where thousands of desperate men and women are flocking in search of work. Pastor Jay Reinke of Concordia Lutheran Church is under fire for his desire to open the church’s doors to allow the “overnighters” to stay at the church.

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Drafthouse Films to Distribute The Overnighters

31 March 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Drafthouse Films, the film distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced today it has acquired North American theatrical, home video, transactional and other rights to Jesse Moss' documentary The Overnighters from The Film Sales Company. The film chronicles the plight of desperate men as they chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields while a devoted Pastor risks everything to help them. The Overnighters made its World Premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival where it received a "Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking" and its New York Premiere is set to take place at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival. A theatrical release is planned for late 2014. A portion of all box office receipts will be donated to »

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Hot Docs 2014: Movies and Schedule for Documentary Film Festival

18 March 2014 8:32 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Documentary lovers, get ready! North America's biggest documentary film festival, Hot Docs, is set to gear up for 2014 in Toronto. The 21st Hot Docs runs from April 24 - May 4, and this year's slate presents 197 titles from 43 countries in 12 screening programs.

"We are so proud to be showing these incredible films and combining them with amazing live events and experiences." says Hot Docs director of programming Charlotte Cook. "We truly hope it will be a festival of ideas, discussion and amazement and we're looking forward to bringing the best filmmaking in the world to the world's greatest audience."

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In addition to the opening night international premiere of Brian Knappenberger's "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," an inspiring and emotional portrait of a young Internet visionary, other notable films in the Special Presentations program include: Pavel Loparev and Askold Kurov's "Children 404," a »

- Chris Jancelewicz

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Wolf wins Miami grand prize

16 March 2014 1:40 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

A Wolf At The Door, licensed internationally by Mundial, has taken the Knight Grand Jury Prize at the 31st Miami International Film Festival (16).

In the documentary competition there was a tie for the Knight Grand Jury Prize between Finding Vivian Maier and The Overnighters.

Fading Gigolo and The Mountain prevailed in the Lexus Audience Awards for feature narrative and dovumentary.

“We are humbled by the community’s overwhelming response to this year’s film festival,” said Mdc president Dr Eduardo J. Padrón. “It serves to strengthen the college’s commitment to providing quality cultural arts programming for all to enjoy.”

“We hoped that this year’s Festival would provide memories to treasure and it has absolutely delivered,” said Miff executive director Jaie Laplante. “From the magic of Hollywood glamor on opening night to the many superb films and engaging filmmakers that we enjoyed in the nine days that followed, Miff 2014 has inspired and enraptured.”

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'A Wolf at the Door,' 'The Overnighters' among top Miami award winners

16 March 2014 6:38 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Well, I said in my review that the high-tension Brazilian kidnap thriller "A Wolf at the Door" was highly impressive stuff, and it seems the jury at the Miami Film Festival agreed. Not only did Fernando Coimbras' debut feature take the top prize at last night's festival awards ceremony, beating nine other films in the Knight Competition for Spanish and Latin American narrative cinema, but Coimbras was further rewarded with the Best Director award. That the jury -- led by Spanish producer Enrique Lopez Lavigne, whose credits include "The Impossible" -- chose to doubly honor Coimbras in this fashion marks a serious show of faith in a filmmaker whose snappy arthouse-genre chops have serious crossover potential. ("A Wolf at the Door" also won the Latin Horizons section last year at the San Sebastian fest, where it premiered; Brazil has a formidable candidate for Oscar submission here.) It's not as if »

- Guy Lodge

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Best of Fest: Jordan’s Top Five Films of Sundance 2014

6 February 2014 9:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

5. The Guest (Adam Wingard)

Having not seen A Horrible Way to Die, You’re Next or either editions of V/H/S, I had not a clue what I was in for with Adam Wingard’s latest, but I am sure as hell glad I was willing and able to squeeze in its midnight showing after 5 other eventful screenings earlier that day. The Guest is some kind of amazingly reworked Universal Soldier, retrofit with perfect servings of camp, revenge, charm and an 80s-tinged synthesizer soundtrack that’s only topped by Dan Steven’s stunningly charismatic superman performance. Over-the-top in all of the best ways and still coolly calculated in its brazenly stylized choices, The Guest is a hilarious action throwback that has future midnight classic written all over it.

4. Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre)

I did not expect that a comedy about abortion would be one of the best films I »

- Jordan M. Smith

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Sundance 2014. Awards

25 January 2014 9:39 PM, PST | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

 U.S. Dramatic Competition

Grand Jury Prize – Whiplash, directed by Damien Chazelle

Directing Award – Cutter Hodierne, Fishing Without Nets

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award – Craig Johnson & Mark Heyman, The Skeleton Twins

Excellence in Cinematography Award – Christopher Blauvelt, Low Down

Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent – Justin Simien, writer-director of Dear White People

Special Jury Award for Musical Score – Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Audience Award – Whiplash, directed by Damien Chazelle

 

 U.S. Documentary Competition

Grand Jury Prize – Rich Hill, directed by Andrew Droz Palermo & Tracy Droz Tragos

Directing Award – Ben Cotner & Ryan White, The Case Against 8

Editing Award – Jenny Golden & Karen Sim, Watchers in the Sky

Excellence in Cinematography Award – Rachel Beth Anderson & Ross Kauffman, E-Team

Special Jury Prize – The Overnighters, directed by Jesse Moss

Special Jury Award for Animation – Watchers in the Sky

Audience Award – Alive Inside, directed by Michael Rossato-Bennett

 

World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Grand Jury Prize – To Kill a Man, »

- Notebook

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Sundance: ‘Whiplash,’ ‘Rich Hill’ Win Grand Jury Prizes

25 January 2014 5:57 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Park City, Utah — “Whiplash,” writer-director Damien Chazelle’s electrifying drama starring Miles Teller as a young jazz drummer and J.K. Simmons as his drill sergeant-like music teacher, won the grand jury prize and the audience award for U.S. dramatic features on Saturday night at the 30th annual Sundance Film Festival.

Coming on the heels of last year’s double-fisted win for “Fruitvale Station” (then titled “Fruitvale”), the triumph of “Whiplash” marks the second year in a row that the top two prizes for an American narrative feature have gone to the same film.

Acquired for distribution by Sony Classics, “Whiplash” proved an early critical favorite, screening to a strong reception on the first night of the festival and immediately setting a high bar for what was generally agreed to be a middling dramatic competition. The film began its winning ways at last year’s Sundance fest, where Chazelle’s »

- Justin Chang

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