• Sundance Begins Charging Filmmakers for Pre-Screening Tech Checks

    12 days ago - By Filmmaker Magazine

    Among the changes Sundance filmmakers are encountering this year at the festival's first in-person edition since 2020 is one playing out behind the scenes and before theater doors open. For the first time, Sundance is charging filmmakers for guaranteed tech checks before their screenings. Tech checks involve screening a DCP or print in a theater to check sound, picture, subtitling and other aspects of projection and audio before a film is screened for an audience. The new policy was revealed in emails sent to film teams requesting tech checks and involves Sundance assigning “dedicated...
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