New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU Filmmakers Set for a Remarkable Year at Sundance 2011

December 22, 2010

The 2011 Sundance Film Festival has announced its list of films in competition and NYU filmmakers from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television in the Tisch School of the Arts are poised for another remarkable year in Park City.   Alumni and students are attached to a record number of films this year as well as having the most feature films in competition.

For those keeping score, there are 58 feature films in competition in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions in the 2011 Sundance Festival and nine are directed by Tisch alumni, the highest number ever.   In all, there are 21 feature length and short films directed by Tisch alumni or student directors in the festival.  In addition to the four Competition Categories, the Festival presents films in six out-of-competition sections for a total of approximately 200 films.  Sixty-seven of the films have the participation of NYU alumni and students for a total of over 200 individuals in such categories as director, producer, cinematographer, screenwriter, editor, actor, gaffer, production assistant, among others.

The 2011 Sundance Film Festival runs January 20-30, 2011.  This year marks the 18th year Tisch has been a sponsor of the Festival.  The annual Tisch @ Sundance reception in Park City will be hosted on Saturday, January 22, 2011.  Alumni and friends are welcome to attend but should make a reservation in advance.  For reservations to the reception and a complete list of all Tisch alumni and their films at the 2011 Sundance Festival visit:

This Article is in the following Topics:
Tisch School of the Arts

Type: Article

Press Contact: Richard Pierce | (212) 998-6796

NYU Filmmakers Set for a Remarkable Year at Sundance 2011

Kanbar Institute Graduate Film chair, John Tintori (left), had an opportunity to catch up with students and alumni at the 2010 Tisch@Sundance reception

Search News

NYU In the News

Big Man on a Global Campus
The New York Times profiles NYU's new president, Andy Hamilton.
NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps
Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending
Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.

NYU Footer