Slamdance 2018


January 19-25, 2018

Every January in Park City, as an alternative to Sundance, the Slamdance Film Festival remains dedicated to showcasing emerging independent artists, filmmakers and storytellers. Check out our mini-guide to discover the variety of films screening at this year's festival.

Slamdance 2018: A Closer Look

Slamdance is a community, an experience, and a statement. From premieres to a filmmaking workshop with the Russo brothers, browse photos from this year's events.

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Slamdance Presents the Inaugural Russo Brothers Fellowship

Peter Baxter, president and co-founder of Slamdance, and directors Anthony and Joe Russo, presented the inaugural Russo Brothers Fellowship to Yassmina Karajah, director of the narrative short Rupture. As the first recipient, Karajah will receive a $25,000 prize that includes mentorship from Joe and Anthony Russo as well as development support from their studio. The Russo Brothers launched their career at the 1997 Slamdance Festival with the premiere of their debut film, Pieces.

Slamdance Presents: Latest Film Acquisitions

As part of their ongoing commitment to creating innovative distribution and exhibition opportunities for independent filmmakers, Slamdance Presents acquired these award-winning feature films that premiered at the festival, including You Never Had It: An Evening With Bukowski and Without.

Slamdance Spotlight

Find out the stories behind select films and programs at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival, including Kate Can't Swim, Wexford Plaza and more.

Kate Can't Swim
Wexford Plaza

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Slamdance Presents on Amazon Video

Discover Slamdance Presents titles available in theaters or on Amazon Video.