Digital News Report – The 2012 Sundance Film Festival is going on now through January 27, 2012 in Park City, Utah. If you cannot make it to the event, there are ways to catch a few films online. Yahoo! will be playing a variety of short films online. The Sundance Institute also has helped to get previous award winning films available to rent online.
Nine short films, that will be at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, will be streamed online by Yahoo! for free at sundance.yahoo.com. Online viewers will be able to vote for their favorite film. The short films will be available now through January 27, 2012. Yahoo! is sponsoring the film festival and will be covering the event as well. They will be interviewing celebrities and sharing about the event at http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/now.
For those looking for more Sundance Film Festival movies to watch online, there are films available from previous years at sundance.org/nowplaying. The movies are available to rent at a number of places such as Amazon.com, YouTube and other services. The Sundance Institute started a program this summer that helps independent filmmakers distribute and market their movies.
By: Robert Williams