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Tech's ticket to Sundance

These days, if you're an indie filmmaker, you're also a technologist, so it's no surprise that this year's film festival has stepped up its tech-related programming.

These days, if you're an indie filmmaker, you're also a technologist, so it's no surprise that this year's film festival has stepped up its technology-related programming.

Documentary fuels greening of Sundance

Biofuels enthusiast and author Josh Tickell takes his story to the big screen in one of a growing number of activist environmental films at the festival.
January 23, 2008

Indie filmmakers, '3D is now open'

Tools for eye-popping images are quickly becoming more accessible for smaller-budget movie projects. But keep in mind, "U2 3D" is no "Beowulf."
January 22, 2008

The $100,000 grant lets one of last year's Sundance documentary prize winners incorporate the new technology into an HD DVD release with interactive features.
January 21, 2008

Beyond films and star sightings, the Internet is the talk of the town, whether in reference to the writers' strike or its power as a content distribution tool.
January 20, 2008

A star-studded Sundance screening of U2 3D felt more like an actual concert, a nod to the new generation 3D technology.
January 20, 2008

Adriana Falcao of Brazil, who won a trip to Sundance as part of the YouTube contest, says the experience has opened her up to the power of filmmaking for the Web.
January 19, 2008

Advances in cameras and software are creating new opportunities for indie filmmakers, but it's still the story that matters most, say Sundance panelists.
January 19, 2008

Its first-ever 3D film screening is just one of the offerings creating a technology buzz at the annual indie film festival in Utah.
January 17, 2008

Artists, computer programmers, or filmmakers? In some cases, those presenting multimedia installations at Sundance's new-media venue are all three--and more.
January 17, 2008

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