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You Are 10x More Likely to Get Into Sundance with a Feature than a Short

Wondering how many filmmakers are first-timers or how many countries are repping at the festival? Let's break down Sundance 2020's films by the numbers. The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is now officially in full swing and this year is already shaping up to be an exciting and interesting one. Out of the record-breaking 15,100 submissions, 128 feature films will grace the screens in Park City, and for 91% of them, it will be their world premiere. Not to mention, there are a total of 44 first-time directors at Sundance. And every year, we hope to see parity (or at least near-parity) in the representation of directors who are women, people of color, and part of the LGBTQ+ community. In 2020, out of the 65 directors in all four competition categories, 46% are women, 38% are people of color, and 12% are LGBTQ+. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Thursday, 23 January

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