“Not Addressing the Core Exploitations of Capitalism is Essential to Capitalism’s Survival”: Theo Anthony on His Surveillance Doc, All Light, Everywhere

All Light, Everywhere

This interview with Theo Anthony about his documentary, All Light, Everywhere, was originally published alongside the film’s premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. It is being reposted today as the film premieres in theaters, including, in New York, at…  Read more

By Jun 4, 2021

Virtual and Actual Realities: The Narrative VR and New Media Works in the Sundance 2021 New Frontier Section

Secret Garden

A Remote Festival The Sundance Film Festival, which ended February 3, succeeded remarkably well despite the pandemic, and nowhere was that more obvious than in the New Frontier lineup of virtual/augmented reality and other new media. In fact, as has…  Read more

By Feb 18, 2021

Sundance Hits and Misses, Pandemic Edition

Sidney Flanigan in Never Rarely Sometimes Always (courtesy of Focus Features)

Yes, 2020 sucked. The worst year of our lives finally came to an end, and most independent films and filmmakers, like just about everything and everyone else, suffered. Grand Jury Prize winners were delayed, critics’ favorites were lost and buzzworthy…  Read more

By Feb 10, 2021

The Filmic Equivalent of a Haiku: Erick Oh on his Sundance VR Film Namoo


One of the most understated pieces at Sundance’s New Frontier this year was Namoo, an animated short by Baobab Studios and director Erick Oh. Baobab has been pushing the boundaries of top-tier animated virtual reality since its founding in 2015, with…  Read more

By Feb 6, 2021

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