Sundance 2018: Gunpowder & Sky Acquires Hearts Beat Loud

Gunpowder & Sky announced the acquisition of North American rights to Brett Haley’s new film, Hearts Beat Loud, premiering this week at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in the Premieres program.  Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) previously acquired the international rights. The press release follows: PARK CITY, UT – January 24, 2018 – Gunpowder & Sky, the global content studio, announced today that it has acquired the North American rights to Sundance veteran Brett Haley’s (I’ll…

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2018 Sundance Film Festival: Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival was just announced this afternoon.  The Festival will be hosting screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 18–28, 2018. Robert Redford, President and Founder of Sundance Institute, said, “The work of independent storytellers can challenge and possibly change culture, illuminating our world’s imperfections and possibilities. This year’s Festival is full of artfully-told stories that provoke thought, drive empathy and allow the…

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What happened with Indie Films at the Box Office in August?

August has been a down month at the box office even as we head towards a Labor Day weekend that won’t see the studios release a huge film.  But for so many films selected for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, it’s been an even bigger struggle to make a dent. Throw in the wide releases this past month and the box office is really telling.  Overall weekend grosses have dropped from $122,787,691 at the start…

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