The Secret To Getting A Movie Into The Sundance Film Festival – Patricia Vidal Delgado

Film Courage: When you submitted the film to Sundance, was it a rough cut?

Patricia Vidal Delgado, Writer/Director: No, we had picture locked and I think we had like a temp mix.


“The no is guaranteed. So why not try for the yes?”


Film Courage: Did you do it thinking you had a really good chance or you thought let me just try this?

Patricia: It was more the latter. It was more like let’s just try it because I think that is all you can do. We have a saying in Portugal which is ‘The no is guaranteed. So why not try for the yes?’

Film Courage: How do you say it? I would love to hear it…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).






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