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The Sundance Film Festival has come to a close in snowy Park City, Utah, and the institute has announced its winners for 2014. The big winner on the night was a film called Whiplash starring Miles Teller. The film picked up the big Grand Jury prize as well as the Audience Award in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. Whiplash sees Teller as a young musician who struggles to make it as a top jazz drummer (see main pic).
Dramatic effort The Skeleton Twins which stars comedy stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in serious roles, won the Waldo Salt Screening Award for writers Craig Johnson and Mark Heyman, while the big directing award, went to Cutter Hodierne and his drama Fishing Without Nets, which revolves around a young father who turns to pirating in Somalia to support his family.
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- Paul Heath
X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer, whose first two features debuted at the Sundance Film Festival — including The Usual Suspects in 1995 — was one of the industry figures named to the Sundance juries that will judge this year’s films when the festival begins next week. Singer, who has X-Men: Days of Future Past due in May, will be one of five members of the U.S. Dramatic Jury. Other members of the juries include Tracy Chapman, Lone Scherfig, Leonard Maltin, and screenwriter Jon Spaihts (Prometheus). A complete list of the juries, courtesy of the Sundance Film Festival, can be viewed after the jump. »
- Jeff Labrecque
The Sundance Film Festival unveiled the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 festival. Exclusive: Capital Cities to Headline Sayers Club Gig at Sundance Director Bryan Singer, film critic Leonard Maltin and 20 Feet From Stardom helmer Morgan Neville are among the group that will select winners in various categories including the U.S. Dramatic top prize. Singer and Maltin will be part of a team that selects the U.S. Dramtic winner, while Neville will be on the U.S. Documentary jury, where he will be joined by musician Tracy Chapman. Prometheus writer Jon Spaihts is
- Tatiana Siegel
3 items from 2014
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