Sundance Institute

To support a science and technology film program at Sundance that includes film fellowships, film prizes, and film panels and outreach

  • Amount $500,000
  • City Beverly Hills, CA
  • Investigator Michelle Satter
  • Year 2013
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Film

This grant funds two years of continued support to the Sloan Science-in-Film initiative by the Sundance Institute, which runs the Sundance Film Festival, the premiere independent film festival in the U.S. Funds will support five annual components of the initiative: a commissioning grant for a high quality feature film script that involves science, engineering, or mathematics; a feature film fellowship for a talented filmmaker interested in science-themed narratives; a $20,000 best Science and Technology feature film prize; a moderated panel discussion by filmmakers and scientists, and an awards reception.

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