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The Sundance Diaries: Shorts Filmmakers Take Us Through The Festival

from Huffington Post.

Every year the Sundance Film Festival committee singles out a group of filmmakers who usually have day jobs. These are the shorts makers — artists who spend months and even years putting together movies that run under 50 minutes. Often first-time directors, most of these women and men had no reason at the start of their process to believe they’d reach the public at all, much less at the best-known film festival in the country.

This year, 64 shorts were selected from a pool of 7,675 submitted from filmmakers around the world. From now until the festival’s close at the end of January, Huffington Post Culture will be bringing you diary-style multimedia entries from the storytellers, animators and documentarians behind these 64 works, as they navigate a path that’s new to many of them and invisible to most of us. Our first five entries start below (you can go directly to any individual post by clicking on the filmmakers’ names). Dive in!

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