Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” challenge

by Adobe Corporate Communications

posted on 11-18-2016

The second year of the Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” Film Challenge left us awestruck. We received such amazing work from around the world answering the question “What’s Next?”. Thank you to every filmmaker who submitted to this year’s challenge!

Each winner becomes a Sundance Ignite Fellow, receives a trip to the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, a year-long mentorship and much more.

We are honored to announce the 15 winners of the 2016 Sundance Ignite “What’s Next?” short film challenge:

La Casa Quebrada by Emiliana Ammirata
La Siembra by Esteban CruzBreathe In Breathe Out by Sachin DharwadkerRUN by Thea Gajic
Putting the Fire Out by Leah GalantOk, Call Me Back by Emily Ann HoffmanPersephone Goes Home by Laura HollidayGrandpa, Remember Me? by Alex KambZero Star Hotel by Vasilis KekatosComedians by Johanna NybergPangaea by Olivia PeaceBurning in Birmingham by Tyler RabinowitzStandby by Charlotte ReganPart II by Minnie Schedeen
The Final Wish by Linhan Zhang

We’d like to thank the Sundance Institute for all their hard work on this collaboration!

You can still view all submitted films at Follow @Project1324 to see what’s next for this group of filmmakers and updates from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival next year.

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