Indie Enthusiast - Sundance Institute Membership

$ 65.00

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Be a pioneer in the creative landscape, and ensure that the adventurous artists working in film, theatre, and in new forms of media are given the greatest opportunities to produce and share their work. Your donation goes directly towards our efforts to help independent artists who need financial and creative assistance. As a Sundance Institute Member you’ll receive insider information on the best new films, plays and artist while receiving valuable benefits and discounts that complement your enthusiasm for adventurous storytelling.


  • Monthly Movie Club newsletter
    • Ever wonder why a certain film was chosen for the Festival? The Sundance Movie Club gives you an inside look into what made these Sundance films. Host an evening with your friends—download our movie club guide for ideas.
  • Invitations to screenings (CA, UT, NY)
    • Members receive invitations to special word-of-mouth screenings throughout the year.
  • Bi-annual collection of short films from the Sundance Film Festival
    • Enjoy two collections of shorts from the most recent Sundance Film Festival, selected for you by Sundance Shorts programmers.
  • Direct from Fest (NY, CA)
    • We’re offering Sundance Institute members a unique opportunity to hear from three select filmmakers from the most recent Sundance Film Festival as they speak about their experience at the Festival and the labs. These events take place after the Festival and are by invitation only to our members.
  • Utah Summer Film Series screenings
    • Special member benefits are now provided during our Summer Film Series screenings. The benefits may change each year, but they currently include special giveaways, a member party, and special access to any sneak-peek screenings.


  • 20% off all Sundance Film Festival merchandise
  • Inside look into NEXT FEST and the Sundance Film Festival
    • Attend a members-only, intimate conversation with Sundance Institute staff and alumni and learn about different aspects of our festivals and labs.
  • Invitation for you and a guest to attend private membership screenings at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Power of Story viewing party
    • Mix and mingle with members at a private viewing of the Power of Story panels at the Sundance Film Festival.
  • 24-hour pre-sale of individual tickets to the Sundance Film Festival
    • Get access to a 24-hour pre-sale of tickets to the Sundance Film Festival before the locals’ and individual ticket sales begin in January. Each member may purchase up to 20 total tickets, including up to four per screening. Please be aware that even during the pre-sale some films may be sold out, with no tickets available. This is more common during the first half of the Festival, which will be January 19-24 for the 2017 Festival.

      The ability to participate in the 2017 members-only individual ticket pre-sale will close on January 8 at midnight. Members who join after this date will be eligible for the 2018 pre-sale.
  • NEXT FEST (three-day mini festival in Los Angeles)
    • Take advantage of a members-only pre-sale, discount tickets, an invitation to a member party, special seating at all screenings, and exclusive member swag.

 Benefits are subject to change

For other information, please contact the Membership Office at 310-360-1981 or

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