The Sundance Film Festival is bringing a taste of Park City, Utah, to YouTube, as YouTube Screening Room will present past and present short films from the event, Kinzie Kramer, associate product marketing manager for the Google-owned video site, posted on the YouTube Blog.
YouTube will feature four short films from past festivals, four short films by past participants in the Sundance Director’s Lab, and 12 short films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival over the next few weeks. Kramer’s summaries of the four films currently available for viewing:
8 Bits (below): Witness a fight between an 8-bit superhero and a high-def boss, set in a retro-gaming world. Directed by Valere Amirault, Sarah Laufer, Jean Delaunay, and Benjamin Mattern.
Andy and Zach: Andy tries to set up a new life when his roommate and best friend, Zach, moves out. Directed by Nick Paley.
Skateistan: To Live and Skate in Kabul: Skateistan is an oasis where children can be children and build the kind of cross-cultural relationships that Afghanistan needs for future stability. Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel.
The High Level Bridge: Trevor drops his camera from Edmonton’s High Level Bridge in memory of those who have jumped. Directed by Trevor Anderson.