The Sundance Film Festival was back in-person and better than ever. If you made the trek to Park City this month, you likely stopped by the 12th Annual Monday on Main Street. The popular filmmaker social welcomed more than 300 artists from throughout the country and across the globe, as well as directors premiering their films at the 2023 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. The Monday on Main Street festivities commenced on January 23, from 12-2 pm, at The Cabin on 427 Main Street. SCREEN was among the co-hosts for the soiree and has exclusive photos for you.
This year’s hosts included Chicago-based companies Prysm Studios, Turncoat Pictures, and the Downey & Lenkov Law Firm, as well as Filmmatic, The Northwest Illinois Film Office, Ketel One, Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, Don Julio, SERMA, Golfhom, Musically Fed, VIP Star Network, Buffalo Pass, ErmanTourage, and the Santa Fe and Key West Film Festivals.
Enjoy these exclusive photos from the party in Park City…
Special guests included Sundance 2023 filmmakers Aemilia Scott (HELP ME UNDERSTAND) and Per-Josef Idivuoma (UNBORN BIRU), Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmer Adam Montgomery, Slamdance Grand Jury Award-winning producer James Choi (WAITING FOR THE LIGHT TO CHANGE), Slamdance filmmakers Marshall Givens (UNICORN BOY) and Nina Mahesh (ALEEYA), Emmy Nominee Naomi Grossman, and Chicago International Film Festival Programmer Raul Benitez, to name a few.
Here are a few more photo highlights from the festivities…
Monday on Main Street special guests over the past decade have included HBO Films President Len Amato, BARBERSHOP Producer Bob Teitel, Sundance filmmakers Karin Hayes (Director, WE’RE NOT BROKE), Katie Anne Naylon (Screenwriter, FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL) and DJ Parmar (Executive Producer, THE LIFEGUARD), Slamdance Co-Founders Dan Mirvish and Paul Rachman, COMPTON’S MOST WANTED Executive Producer Bill Straus, VERONICA MARS Executive Producer Jenny Hinkey, and Kay Wolf of the Writers Guild of America.
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