Living the Dream: Sundance 2010
This series was originally hosted on the Sundance Film Festival YouTube page during the 2010 film festival.
Living the Dream is a twice daily, one-and-a-half- to three-minute web series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at the filmmaker’s experience of unveiling a film at the Sundance Film Festival.
Episode 1: Premiere
Filmmaker Bobby Miller gets lost on his way to his world premiere of Tub. Follow this story on episode 14.
Episode 3: Upping The Stakes
Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman discuss their opening night film, Howl, and audiences give it rave reviews.
Episode 4: Easing Into It
Ryan Piers Williams talks about his film, The Dryland, and easing in to life at Sundance. Follow this story in episode 12.
Episode 5: New Low Monotone
Adam Bowers discusses his excitement over premiering his first feature film, New Low, at Sundance. Follow this story in episodes 13 & 19.
Episode 7: Stoner Focus Groups
Stephen Susco and John Stalberg Jr. discuss their film, Highschool, and its place in Park City at Midnight.
Episode 8: The Flasher
Actor David Hyde Pierce and Director Nick Tomnay on their movie The Perfect Host.
Episode 10: We’re Here
La Monde Byrd talks to The Polish Brothers on a radio show in LA. Follow this story in episode 18.
Episode 11: Blood, Sweat, and Fears
Follow The Butcher Brothers as they prepare for the premiere of The Violent Kind.
Episode 12: Letting Go
Ryan Piers Williams talks about his film, The Dry Land, taking on a life of its own.
Episode 13: Brothers in Arms
Adam Bowers and Linas Phillips make their way to the Next panel. Follow Adam Bowers in episode 19, and Linas Phillips in episode 16.
Episode 14: Making Films with My Friends
Bobby Miller, director of Tub, talks about his Sundance experience while hung over.
Episode 15: Good Luck Shoes
Drake Doremus, director of Douchebag, prepares for the Eccles animal.
Episode 16: Hot Dogs and Back Rubs
Linas Phillips rushes from media event to media event while trying to edit a video to promote his film, Bass Ackwards.
Episode 17: Conversations on a Bus
Debora Granik talks about the audiences at Sundance and the struggle for life after the festival on a bus.
Episode 18: The Coolest Guy at Sundance
La Monde Byrd and his publicist Stacy Hess talk about their Sundance strategy to promote his short film, The Family Jewels.
Episode 19: Already a Win
Adam Bowers, director of New Low, reflects on his experiences and discusses his future.