Following up on yesterday’s announcement of their main feature line-up, the Sundance Film Festival has now premiered their official Sundance Shorts show, a bunch of new talent debuting as part of a ten-year lineup festival day. Fifty-nine short films were selected for competition from more than ten thousand entries, representing twenty-six countries and the all-time high score for the festival’s short film program, which premiered live as well. and online.
Short competitions for this year’s festival are divided into six categories: national and international live-action (fiction) short films, national and international non-fiction short films, domestic and international animated films economic. Of the nearly sixty shorts that are competing, fourteen are in the domestic live-action category, including titles like Daddy’s Girl, Huella, and While Mortals Sleep, while seventeen has been internationally rounded, including Orthodontic, Shark, and A motorcyclist’s happiness won’t match his suit. (Speak five times faster.)
A total of 15 short articles on national and international non-fiction books, with titles such as Kicking the Clouds from the director Sky Hopinka from America, and others like Moved, from writer-director Samir Karahoda, coming from countries like Kosovo. Thirteen pairs of cartoon shorts were selected for the festival, including Soft animals, Swallow the universe, and Zoon.
In addition to their usual competitive lineup, Sundance will also be showing the “From the Collection” series, a lineup of forty shorts streaming online during the Sundance Institute’s fortieth anniversary festival. All forty short films “From the Collection” have been shown at the festival before and include works by directors such as Garrett Bradley, Cheryl Dunye, and Tamara Jenkins, as well as the Marvel alums Taika Waititi and Destin Daniel Cretton. Of the forty, ten have won awards in their first screenings at the film festival, with the short program being where most of the new filmmakers make their Sundance debut.
“Short films are such an important part of the culture of independent storytelling that the Sundance Institute is very supportive,” says Kim Yutani, Director of Programming. “We’re all excited about the opportunity this year’s Human-Online Festival offers us: to show off the present and future of the form with some shorts. The most beloved has shown at the Festival throughout its history. ”
Sundance’s 2022 short will screen in shows or live before screening at the festival in Park City, which runs from January 20 to January 30, 2022, with most of the screening online. For more details, spectators can visit the festival’s program website.
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