Canon USA Celebrates Filmmakers As They Explore Their Creativity As A Sponsor Of The 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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More about Canon’s support for the Sundance Festival here.

Canon press release:

Canon U.S.A. Celebrates Filmmakers As They Explore Their Creativity As A Sponsor Of The 2016 Sundance Film Festival

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the company will return as a Sustaining Sponsor to the 2016 Sundance Film Festival (January 21–31, 2016). In sponsorship with Sundance Institute, Canon will pay tribute to the best of independent film and offer exciting new programs dedicated to the filmmakers behind the camera.

Canon celebrates the creativity behind every film at the Festival and is pleased to share that at least 51 of the 247 films premiering as part of this year’s slate — over 20 percent — were shot using Canon equipment. Canon-shot projects screening at the Festival include the seven-hour true crime documentary O.J.: Made in America, Miles Ahead, Liz Garbus’s Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson CooperThe New Yorker Presents, Holy Hell, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, and Bryce Dallas Howard’s short film solemates.

“In sponsoring with the Sundance Film Festival, Canon and the filmmaking industry connect and grow together,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A. “The Festival is an annual reminder that the tools we engineer are being used at the highest creative level all over the world, and the conversations we have with filmmakers here help shape the new products that we create for the industry.”

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