Sundance announces its June Filmmakers Lab projects
Published: May 8, 2012 04:42PM
Updated: May 8, 2012 04:42PM

The Sundance Institute has picked the 13 projects that will be workshopped in this year's June Filmmakers Lab, set to run May 28-June 28 at the Sundance resort in Provo Canyon.

Don't be surprised if you see these titles at a future Sundance Film Festival. After all, several movies at the festival this year -- "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Hello I Must Be Going," "Sleepwalk With Me," "Nobody Walks" and "Compliance" -- came through the labs. So did "Martha Marcy Marlene," "Pariah," "Sin Nombre," "Half Nelson," "Me and You and Everyone We Know," "Boys Don't Cry," "Requiem for a Dream," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," "Smoke Signals" and "Reservoir Dogs."

Participants at the Sundance Directors Lab get to workshop scenes from their scripts, with professional crews and actors -- and with a faculty of advisors that represent the cream of Hollwyood talent. (This year's advisors -- and this is just a sampling -- include directors Gregg Araki, Andrea Arnold, Michael Hoffman, Kasi Lemmons, John Cameron Mitchell and Jeff Nichols; actors Joan Darling, Ed Harris and Christine Lahti; writers John August, Scott Z. Burns, Walter Mosley and Wesley Strick; cinematographer Caleb Deschanel and Robert Elswit; and, of course, Robert Redford.)

This year's eight Directors Lab participants and projects are:

The projects and participants joining Directors Lab Fellows for the 2012 June Screenwriters Lab (June 23-28) are: