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Attention Aspiring Film Critics: Indiewire Could Send You to the Sundance Film Festival Next Year

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • October 10, 2013 2:48 PM
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At Indiewire, we have long believed that claims of film criticism being a profession in decline were misguided. While certainly not the easiest job market (has it ever been?), the desire among young critics to follow their passion hasn't waned.

Sundance and Indiewire Announce Roger Ebert Scholarship For Film Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 6, 2013 12:56 AM
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At tonight's Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in Los Angeles, where late film critic Roger Ebert was honored with a Vanguard Leadership Award in Memoriam, the Sundance Film Festival announced the creation of the Roger Ebert Scholarship For Film Criticism. The program, which will begin at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, "will make grants to 6 to 8 emerging critics to enable them to participate in the Indiewire Critics Academy program at 2014 Sundance Film Festival."

Roger Ebert To be Honored With Posthumous Award From Sundance Institute

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 9, 2013 3:16 PM
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The Vanguard Leadership Award in Memoriam will be presented to Ebert's wife Chaz at benefit in Los Angeles.

Criticwire's Sundance Film Festival Survey

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 30, 2013 10:50 AM
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'Before Midnight,' 'After Tiller,' and 'Fruitvale' topped our poll of Sundance critics.

An MIT Student At Sundance 2013

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 30, 2013 10:14 AM
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 'The World Brain'

  • By Julie Fischer
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  • January 29, 2013 11:58 AM
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"If that knowledge is centralized under one point of control, it is only as good as that holder’s intentions."

On Sundance's Surprise Breakout Star: TV

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 25, 2013 3:01 PM
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TV is giving independent filmmakers a new venue for their creativity.

The 2013 Sundance Review Report: Catch-Up Edition

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 24, 2013 3:19 PM
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A new movie from David Gordon Green a biopic of pornstar Linda Lovelace and more in today's report.

Criticwire at Sundance: What Films Have the Highest Ratings?

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 24, 2013 1:02 PM
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Just like that, Sundance 2013 is already 50% over. We take a look at some of the Criticwire response for a dozen of the most notable films of the first five days of Park City.

How 'The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' Demonstrates Crowdsourcing in Action

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 24, 2013 10:04 AM
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This year, Indiewire is teaming up with the MIT Open Documentary Lab in the department of Comparative Media Studies and the Sundance Institute for a series on articles about the festival's New Frontiers section written by two graduate students attending the festival.

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