The Deadline Studio at Sundance Film Festival runs January 20-23 at Hotel Park City, the place the solid and creatives behind the most effective and buzziest titles on this yr’s lineup sit down with Deadline’s competition group to debate their films and the paths they took to get to Park City.


Section: Shorts Film Program

Director: Selma Cervantes

Logline: Inés works as a seamstress in a sweatshop the place being pregnant checks are periodic ally administered. When she turns into pregnant, she is certain that her situation will get her fired. She does all the pieces she will be able to to maintain it a secret.

Panelists: Selma Cervantes (director, producer, author), Bruno Gaeta (director of images), Iván Lopto (sound designer, composer), Daniel Lopto (sound designer, composer)

First Screening: January 19, 5:00 p.m MST, Prospector Square Theatre, Park City

Key Quote: Director Selma Cervantes on casting Oscar-nominated actress Yalitza Aparicio in Sweatshop Girl: “I at all times ask myself the identical query. I’m like, ‘How did we get so fortunate?’ We had this concept of… it might be nice if we had her. We didn’t consider it when she mentioned sure. So, we simply despatched her the script after which we needed to look ahead to like a month and she or he mentioned, ‘Yeah, let’s do that.’ From her efficiency in Roma you’ll be able to inform she’s very weak, so I assumed possibly we will do one thing in the identical path.”

Click above to look at the panel video, and monitor all of our Deadline Studio content material here.

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The 2023 Sundance Film Festival takes place from January 19-29. Follow Deadline’s full protection of the offers and the doings in Park City here.

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