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Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its annual Creative Producing Labs and Creative Producing Summit, both held the week of July 29 at the Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah, and one of the films has a music focus.
The Feature Film Creative Producing Lab allows narrative feature film producers to work with an accomplished group of Creative Advisors to develop their creative, communication and problem-solving skills in all stages of film production.The Fellows and projects selected for the 2013 Feature Film Creative Producing Fellowship include:Pardon My DownfallProducer: Chris OhlsonPardon My Downfall tells the story of The Jibcutters, a country-western band as infamous for their debauchery as their musical talents, as they try to recapture their previous magic on one final tour through the American South. (Writers: David Zellner & Nathan Zellner, Director: David Zellner) Chris Ohlson is an Austin-based producer whose first narrative feature, The Overbrook Brothers, directed by John Bryant, premiered in competition at the 2009 SXSW Film Festival and was released by IFC Films.Since its founding in 1981, the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program has supported an extensive list of leading-edge independent films through a year-round and robust system of Labs, Fellowships and Grants.
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