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Joana Vicente leaving TIFF to become Sundance Institute CEO

Joana Vicente leaving TIFF to become Sundance Institute CEO

Executive and producer says: ”I have always felt that Sundance was a home for me.”

In a big shake-up in the North American festival landscape Joana Vicente is stepping down as Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) executive director and co-head and is returning to the United States and the independent film world to serve as Sundance Institute CEO.

Vicente will commence her new role at the start of November working between the Institute’s Park City, Los Angeles, and New York City offices. She will work with a core staff of 200 and oversee Sundance Film Festival, the Institute’s year-round labs and programmes,

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