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New director appointed for Mahindra—Sundance Screenwriters’ lab, Global Filmmaking award

By NewsDesk • Published on September 12, 2012

Sundance Institute announced the appointment of Paul Federbush to International Director, Feature Film Program (FFP).

In his new role, Federbush is responsible for the planning and execution of the international work of Sundance Institute’s Feature Film Program which includes Mumbai Mantra—Sundance Institute Screenwriters’ Lab and the Sundance Institute–Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award.

Federbush is a seasoned production, acquisition, and distribution executive with eighteen years of experience in the entertainment industry.   Most recently Federbush, along with partner Laura Kim, started a distribution company, Red Flag Releasing.  Prior to forming Red Flag, Federbush served as Senior Vice President of Production and Acquisitions at Warner Independent Pictures where he oversaw the acquisition, production, and development of projects including Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, and Hany Abu Assad’s Paradise Now.

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