Terence Nance Directed an “Unauthorized, Heavily Abridged, Biographical” Jimi Hendrix Short Film – Watch It Now

Visit Seattle | Sundance Project Five by Five | Jimi Could Have Fallen from the Sky (Terence Nance)

Visit Seattle – the city’s tourism bureau – teamed up with Seattle-based agency PB& and SundanceTV to produce a series of short films that offer varied looks at the city. Titled “Project Five by Five,” the series invited 5 filmmakers to Seattle… Continue Reading

Watch Peculiar First Trailer for Flying Lotus’ Genre-Defying Feature Debut, ‘Kuso’ (World Premieres at Sundance 2017)

KUSO

First announced in September, acclaimed and celebrated music artist Flying Lotus, and filmmaker Eddie Alcazar partnered up to form the independent film finance and production outfit, Brainfeeder Films. The newly formed operation’s first feature film is “Kuso,” which Flying Lotus directed… Continue Reading

Exclusive: Poster Premiere for Stanley Nelson’s Sundance-Bound ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ (A Documentary on HBCU History)

Firelight Films

His most recent film, 2015’s “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” now widely accessible on various home video formats, veteran EMMY award winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson is now set to premiere his next work, an ambitious two-hour documentary and… Continue Reading

Dee Rees’ Tamar-kali-Scored ‘Mudbound’ Receives 2017 Dolby Sound Fellowship, Promising Expressive Soundscapes

Garrett Hedlund, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan appear in Mudbound by Dee Rees, an official selection of the Premieres program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. © 2016 Sundance Institute |photo by Steve Dietl.

Sundance Institute and the Dolby Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced that “Mudbound,” cowritten, directed, and executive produced by Dee Rees, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship. This… Continue Reading

Poster Premiere: Flying Lotus’ Genre-Defying Feature Directorial Debut, ‘Kuso’ (World Premieres at Sundance 2017)

KUSO

First announced in September, acclaimed and celebrated music artist Flying Lotus, and filmmaker Eddie Alcazar partnered up to form the independent film finance and production outfit, Brainfeeder Films. The newly formed operation’s first feature film is “Kuso,” which Flying Lotus directed… Continue Reading

John Legend & Cast/Creators of WGN America’s ‘Underground’ Return to Sundance Film Festival for Season 2 Event

WGN

WGN America and The Blackhouse Foundation, an Institute Associate of the Sundance Film Festival, will collaborate once again at the 2017 festival to celebrate the upcoming second season of “Underground,” WGN America’s hit original Underground Railroad drama produced by Sony… Continue Reading

Flying Lotus’ Feature Directorial Debut Will World Premiere at Sundance 2017 in MIDNIGHT Section (Pics)

BRAINFEEDER FILMS

First announced in September, acclaimed and celebrated music artist Flying Lotus, and filmmaker Eddie Alcazar partnered up to form the independent film finance and production outfit, Brainfeeder Films, and revealed that the newly formed operation’s first feature film would be… Continue Reading

Sundance 2017: Jessica Williams Headlines Closing Night Film ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ (Lakeith Stanfield Co-Stars)

"The Incredible Jessica James"

Four years after being hired as “The Daily Show’s” very first African American female correspondent (in 2012), Jessica Williams said goodbye to the Comedy Central show earlier this year. Although she hasn’t left Comedy Central entirely. In fact, Williams signed a development deal… Continue Reading