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.”
Hulu’s ‘The Looming Tower’s’ Lawrence Wright, Tahar Rahim, Jeff Daniels, Peter Sarsgaard, Dan Futterman, and Wrenn Schmidt join THR for a closer look at the new mini-series around the September 11th terrorist attacks.
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The 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize, presented to an outstanding feature film about science or technology, was presented to Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian’s Search . The filmmakers received a $20,000 cash award from Sundance Institute with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. (Source) , ‘The Looming Tower’: A Closer Look at Hulu’s 9/11 Miniseries | THR.