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Treasure Mountain Inn
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Conceived in 1995 by a small group of filmmakers, the Slamdance Film Festival is hosted at the top of Main Street in the Treasure Mountain Inn each January concurrently with the internationally renowned Sundance Festival. Often cast as a more accessible alternative to Sundance, Slamdance boasts that its “sole mission is to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works. Their motto is “by Filmmakers for Filmmakers,” and they accept only low-budget, amateur filmmaker productions—full of grit and promise.
Sunday, January 30, 2011
The 2011 Slamdance Film Festival, which concluded Thursday with an Awards Ceremony at Treasure Mountain Inn, received a record number of over 5,000 submissions and programmed 83 films this year. 2011 marked the 17th anniversary of the Slamdance Film Festival, one of the few remaining film festivals whose sole mission is to support truly independent works from first-time filmmakers staying true to its mission of “by filmmakers, for filmmakers.”
Saturday, January 22, 2011
It’s that time of year again when Park City transforms itself into a film-goers mecca. Sundance 2011 has kicked off and town is buzzing. Treasure Mountain Inn is once again hosting Slamdance with two large screening rooms and a filmmaker lounge on our lobby level. For the next 10 days town will be packed with movie-stars, entourages, filmmakers and revelers.