May 9, 2024

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Utah’s Sundance Film Festival Host Committee Announces Bid Status

SALT LAKE CITYMAY  9, 2024Today, the Utah Film Commission on behalf of the Utah Sundance Film Festival Host Committee announced the status of their RFP submission.

“The Utah Sundance Film Festival Host Committee thanks the Sundance Institute for the opportunity to proceed to the next step in their RFP process for the 2027 film festival and beyond,” commented Virginia Pearce, Director, Utah Film Commission. “We’re committed to collaboratively re-imagining future festivals, inspiring film enthusiasts, and preserving the Festival’s connection to its home state. Our shared 40-year growth and success have greatly contributed to Utah’s culture and economy and have fostered a proven partnership in the film industry. Most importantly, we believe that continuing in Utah will best assure the Sundance Film Festival’s continued growth and long-term success.”

The Utah Sundance Film Festival Host Committee includes the following individuals and organizations:

Governor of Utah, Spencer Cox
Utah Speaker of the House, Mike Schultz
Utah Senate President, J. Stuart Adams
Park City, Mayor Nann Worel
Salt Lake City, Mayor Erin Mendenhall
Salt Lake County, Mayor Jenny Wilson
Visit Park City, Jennifer Wesselhoff
Visit Salt Lake, Kaitlin Eskelson
Utah Film Commission, Virginia Pearce
Utah Office of Tourism, Natalie Randall
Zions Bank, CEO Scott Anderson
Larry H. Miller Company, CEO Steve Starks
University of Utah, President Taylor Randall
Department of Cultural and Community Engagement, Donna Law

Community Partners
Downtown Alliance, Dee Brewer
Salt Lake Chamber, Derek Miller
Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association, Michele Corigliano
Summit County Council Chair, Malena Stevens
Visit Heber Valley, Dallin Koecher
Utah Tourism Industry Association, Celina Sinclair
Historic Park City Alliance
Park City Lodging and Restaurant Association, Ginger Wicks
Deer Valley Resort, Todd Bennett
Park City Mountain Resort, Deirdra Walsh