Programmers at the Park City jamboree’s upcoming 23rd edition announced on Monday the 11 narrative and eight documentary selections that will play in January.
The 2017 showcase will also feature Dig
(Digital, Interactive & Gaming), a platform of eight works by emerging artists working in cutting-edge digital media, while Polytechnic is a series of free workshops exploring disruptive perspectives on filmmaking from industry insiders.
“As filmmakers themselves, the Slamdance
programmers and staff share the same creative spirit as the festival artists,” said Slamdance
co-founder and president, Peter Baxter
. “Our stories are different but our divergent attitude is the same.
“Together, we give a voice to Diy filmmaking. Empowering emerging artists is what we do, and you are about to see a great group at Slamdance
The feature competition roster includes 16 premieres – 12 world, 3 North American and one Us. All competition films are feature directorial debuts with budgets of under $1m and without Us distribution.