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Idris Elba, Isaac Julien, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Make Up Sundance London Film Fest Host Committee

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act April 4, 2012 at 10:36AM

Sundance Institute has announced the alumni and artists who will lend their support as members of the 2012 Sundance London Host Committee by promoting and participating in various panels and events. 
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Idris Elba

Sundance Institute has announced the alumni and artists who will lend their support as members of the 2012 Sundance London Host Committee by promoting and participating in various panels and events. 

Sundance London is an exciting event for us, and we’re thrilled to have the support of our many friends and Sundance Alumni in the U.K,” says John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival. “We’re especially privileged to have the support of our Sundance London Host Committee – a group of Sundance artist alumni and supporters who are helping us to make our first year in London an amazing experience.

This year’s members include several familiar names:

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje – Acting credits include recurring roles on television series Lost and Oz. Participated as a Fellow at the 2007 Sundance Institute Directors Lab with his project Farming.

Richard Ayoade – Actor/writer/director, featured in a recurring role on the popular UK television series The IT Crowd. Directed the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection Submarine. Read more about Richard Ayoade.

Danny Boyle – Directing credits include Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, and 127 Hours. Sundance Film Festival Official selections include Shallow Grave (1995) and28 Days Later (2003).

Nick Broomfield – Sundance Film Festival Official Selections include Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1993), Chicken Ranch (1984), Ghosts (2007),Kurt and Courtney (1998), LA Story (2002), Lily Tomlin (1987), and Monster in a Box(1992).

Gurinder Chadha – Directing credits include Paris, je t’aime and 2003 Festival Selection Bend it Like Beckham.

Paddy Considine – Acting credits include The Bourne Ultimatum, Cinderella Man,and In America. Directed the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Official SelectionTyrannosaur.

Sally El Hosaini – Directed the 2012 Festival Selection My Brother the Devil. Click here for more on El Hosaini’s My Brother the Devil.

Idris Elba – Acting credits include American Gangster, 28 Weeks Later, and recurring roles on television in The Office and The Wire.

Stephen Frears – Directing credits include The Queen, High Fidelity, Dangerous Liaisons, and 2012 Festival Selection Lay the Favorite. Click here to read an interview with Stephen Frears on Lay the Favorite.

Felicity Jones – Acting credits include 2011 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Like Crazy, and TV mini-series The Diary of Anne Frank.

Isaac Julien – Directed Sundance Film Festival Official Selections Derek, Fantome Afrique, True North, and Young Soul Rebels.

Asif Kapadia – Directing credits include The Warrior, Far North, and Festival Selection Senna. Watch Asif Kapadia discuss screening Senna in India as part of the Film Forward program.

Kevin Macdonald – Directing credits include The Last King of Scotland, Touching the Void, State of Play, and 2011 Official Selection Life in a Day.

James Marsh – Directing credits include Sundance Film Festival Official SelectionsMan on Wire, Project Nim, and Shadow Dancer. Read more about James Marsh and his latest film.

Helen Mirren – Acting credits include The Queen, The Last Station, and Gosford Park. Mirren has appeared in three Sundance Film Festival Official Selections.

Samantha Morton – Acting credits include Minority Report, Control, and Sundance Film Festival Selections In America and The Messenger.

Jake Scott – Directed the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection Welcome to the Riley’s.

Lucy Walker – Directed SFF Official Selections Waste Land, Countdown to Zero, andDevil’s Playground.

Sam Taylor Wood – Directed Sundance Film Festival Official Selections Destrictedand Love You More.

Edgar Wright – Directing credits include Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Hot Fuzz, andShaun of the Dead.

Sundance London will be held April 26-29, 2012, at the iconic O2 entertainment complex and feature films from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival as well as music, panels, and parties.

Passes are on sale now at www.sundance-london.com.


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