COM 272 US: Sundance Experience This Communications’ course will explore the many facets of the role of the modern day film festival. Students will interact with professionals in promotions, distribution and independent filmmaking while immersing themselves in the aesthetics and culture of film. Students will spend one week at Elon, put on a small film screening, and then travel to Utah to attend a week of the Sundance Film Festival. They will research topics prior to attending the festival and complete journals and related assignments upon returning to campus.
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Sundance Film Festival is located in Park City, Utah. Students will be housed within walking distance to the screening venues and steps away from the free bus system. They will have access to a grocery store and two full kitchens.
The Sunflower Lodge is a luxurious vacation property that is located in the heart of Park City Historical District. It is a short walk to ski at Park City Resort Center and the four chair lifts. Sunflower 2 is a townhouse that can easily sleep 15 guests. There are six bedrooms and four and one half baths.
The online application includes a short essay. Applicants will also submit (at a later date) a 60 second video demonstating why they are interested in attending the Sundance Film Festival.
PreRequisite courses are COM 100 and COM 220.
There are no scholarships available for elon@Sundance at this time.
The program is open to all students from any major with a 3.0 GPA and also in good standing with the University.