Our Sundance Rite of Passage At Last!

Posted in Diary of a Directrix, News
August 17th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

sundance-egyptianI have attended Sundance 4 times now.  The first time I had a winning screenplay at Slamdance.  The second and third time I had films screening at Tromadance, and the last time I was there simply for the love of the festival-going experience. Acceptance from Sundance itself, however, had as of yet, eluded me.  Many told me there was no point to even bother submitting, that the competition was too fierce and one had to have some connection in order to even be considered.

Interestingly, I had been told the same thing about AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women.  Needless to say, I’m glad I didn’t listen. Read the rest of this entry »