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Posted On January 24, 2011By Tamara ManneIn Film Festivals, Lists

“7 Fresh Faces in Film” at Sundance

This year marks the 2nd Annual “7 Fresh Faces in Film” celebration. All seven of the up-and-comers honored at the event by 7 For All Mankind and Gen Art, are starring in films premiering this year at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Amy Seitmetz Amy Seitmetz’s performance in The Off Hours received impressive early buzz at Sundance. At twenty-nine, she’s already built herself a nicely rounded career in the film industry, a career that includes writing, producing, and directing, along with acting. Still, it’s acting in indie filmsRead More
Sundance has fallen hard for Drake Doremus’ “Like Crazy” (another of our most anticipated Sundance movies), the long-distance relationship drama that was so buzzed and loved that a bidding war between Paramount, Summit and Fox Searchlight started right in the lobby after the premiere screening. Eventually, Paramount proved victorious for a reported $4mil and will have the lucky task of distributing to the general public the first major hit of Sundance 2011. Starring the crazy talented Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones and shot entirely in improvisational style, the story followsRead More
Two days into the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and the first discovery of a talent on the rise has been made. After its premiere today, everyone is buzzing about Sean Durkin’s feature debut, the cult drama “Martha Marcy May Marlene” (one of the 10 Sundance films we’re excited for) and in particular its star, 21-year-old Elizabeth Olsen. Yes, that Olsen: she is the younger sister of media mogul twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. As we covered in our first feature on this promising new star, the youngest Olsen sibling eschewedRead More