In August 1998, the animated television series South Park episode "Chef’s Chocolate Salty Balls" depicts the directors of the Sundance Festival moving it to a "different small mountain town," that of the show’s main setting South Park, in order to "drain it and morph it into a new LA."
In the episode "Hollywood A.D." of The X-Files, Fox Mulder is relieved that the fictitious movie The Lazarus Bowl about his work will never be screened at the Sundance Festival.
In the television series Entourage, one of the independent movies that Vincent Chase stars in (Queens Boulevard) premieres at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, where it begins to gain in popularity.
In the animated television series The Simpsons "Any Given Sundance" episode, Lisa Simpson enters a documentary about her family into the Sundance Film Festival.
In Season 7, Episode 22 of One Tree Hill, Julian Baker takes his film Seven Dreams Till Tuesday to the festival.
Referenced in Season 3, Episode 12 of Gilmore Girls when Paris Geller tells Rory Gilmore to "save her act for Sundance."
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‘Lords of Chaos’ director Jonas Åkerlund and stars Rory Culkin, Sky Ferreira, Valter Skarsgård, and Jack Kilmer join The Hollywood Reporter at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to talk about the nigh unbelievable story of the Norwegian black metal band.
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SUNDANCE INSTITUTE OPEN BORDERS FELLOWSHIP PRESENTED BY NETFLIX
The recipients of Sundance Institute Open Borders Fellowship presented by Netflix, announced January 26, are three of the most exciting emerging filmmakers from the world cinema stage working in both narrative and nonfiction. The recipients are:
Of Fathers and Sons (Syria) / Talal Derki Untitled (India) / Chaitanya Tamhane Night On Fire (Mexico) / Tatiana Huezo
The Sundance Institute / NHK Award was presented to: His House (United Kingdom) / Remi Weekes. (Source) , ‘Lords of Chaos,’ The Bloody Tale of Black Metal in Norway | Sundance 2018.