The Film Lab

THE 4TH ANNUAL FILM LAB

SUBMISSIONS OPENING SOON

Presented by the Sun Valley Film Festival and Tito’s Handmade Vodka

In an effort to help filmmakers complete their film's vision, Tito's Handmade Vodka and the Sun Valley Film Festival are teaming up to furnish writers, directors and producers with 5K in finishing funds. Trevor Groth [Former Director of Programming for the Sun Valley Film Festival] is returning once again this year as Film Lab host. In addition to a thoughtful audience’s response, Trevor will give filmmakers feedback as they prepare to lock their film, and send it into the film festival fray.

2018 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Drumroll, please! Work-in-progress film A Name Without a Place, written and directed by Kenny Riches, has won our Film Lab competition and $5,000 in finishing funds. We’re thrilled to share this dark comedy which stars Bryan Burton, Charlotte Best, Chris Parnell, Patrick Fugit and Elizabeth McGovern, on Friday March 16th.

GRAND PRIZE: 5K IN FINISHING FUNDS

The team of the selected Work-In-Progress film, will have the opportunity to attend the Sun Valley Film Festival – flight and lodging will be provided for the writer, director and producer of the film. In addition, the filmmakers will receive all-access passes to the festival including nightly parties, networking panels and more. The festival offers a cutting edge program of films, television, web series and music videos in a beautiful mountain town – a perfect getaway to forge relationships with other independent artists.

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