Sundance Film Festival: Ruled By Women

Sundance Film Festival: Ruled By Women
Business
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

 

.

Getting your film into the Sundance Film Festival is an amazing honor. The festival is highly competitive. For example, over 1,227 films were submitted for consideration for the January 2013 festival and only 16 were chosen.

This year, out of 16 selected films eight were directed by women, a Sundance record. Impressive! Some of the chosen female directors include some familiar names, Jessica Biel, Ellen Page and Kathryn Bigelow, to name a few.

Ally | Elite.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Ally Batista

Ally is a preppy tomboy who loves all things football and fashion. She's a housewife in training and is known as the highly opinionated, and sometimes rude, first woman of Elite Daily. Be prepared to always be caught off guard.

More In Business

Women Katie Gonzalez

Women May Be Hired As Executives To Clean Up Messes, But They Also Make Companies More Profitable

When Hillary Clinton decided to discontinue her campaign for presidency in 2008, she mentioned that, due to the work of her supporters in their attempts to elect our country’s first female president, the now-famous metaphorical glass ceiling ”had about 18 million cracks in it.” Since then, the glass ceiling has become an important symbol for ambitious […]

Women Kathleen Yu

Tech Troubles: 5 Common Challenges For Women In The Industry

Women face many unique challenges in the workplace. From getting paid less for doing the same amount of work as their male counterparts to raising a family while continuing to actively pursue their careers, many women often find it difficult to successfully traverse corporate hierarchies to work their way to the top. The good news is that […]

Also On Elite

Sports

Germany Finally Stopped Scoring On Brazil, But The Jokes Keep Coming

Brazil is in a state of mourning today. Losing 2-1 to Germany would’ve been bad enough, but 7-1 is just catastrophic. The tears produced in the past 20 hours are no doubt enough to cause a flood, and David Luiz didn’t make matters much better by giving this emotional apology to the Brazil faithful. However, no […]

Envision

Couple Gets Photobombed By Tornado For The Most Incredible Wedding Photos Possible

Sometimes, disasters create beautiful things. In the case of photographer Colleen Niska, a natural disaster created a stunning backdrop that she’d only “dreamed” of for a couple’s wedding day photos. Niska was taking photos of a bride and groom in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, when she saw a tornado spiraling in the distance. Despite this, she continued […]

Wellness

How In Life, The ‘Worst That Could Happen’ Usually Isn’t So Bad

The other day, I was getting coffee with a girlfriend, over-analyzing every aspect of my life (as per usual) when she cut me off and posed a question that I’d been avoiding the whole time: What’s the worst that could happen? Of course, this conversation involved a boy, and of course, I was doing my […]