Alfred P. Sloan Prize

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The Alfred P. Sloan Prize is an award given each year, starting in 2003, to a film at the Sundance Film Festival. The prize is given to a feature film that focuses on science or technology as a theme, or depicts a scientist, engineer, or mathematician as a major character.

Each winner is presented with a $20,000 cash award provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Winning films[edit]

Year Film Director Writer(s)
2003 Dopamine[1] Mark Decena Mark Decena & Timothy Breitbach
2004 Primer[1] Shane Carruth Shane Carruth
2005 Grizzly Man[1] Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
2006 The House of Sand[2] Andrucha Waddington Elena Soarez
2007 Dark Matter[3] Chen Shi-zheng Billy Shebar
2008 Sleep Dealer [4] Alex Rivera Alex Rivera & David Riker
2009 Adam[5] Max Mayer[6] Max Mayer [6]
2010 Obselidia[7] Diane Bell Diane Bell
2011 Another Earth[8] Mike Cahill Mike Cahill & Brit Marling
2012 Robot & Frank[9] Jake Schreier Christopher Ford
Valley of Saints[9] Musa Syeed Musa Syeed
2013 Computer Chess[10] Andrew Bujalski Andrew Bujalski
2014 I Origins[11] Mike Cahill Mike Cahill

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Sundance Film Festival Films Honored 1985-2007" (PDF). Sundance Institute. Archived from the original on 2009-03-27. Retrieved 2011-08-22. 
  2. ^ "House of Sand Wins Alfred P. Sloan Prize at 2006 Sundance Film Festival" (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2006-01-27. Archived from the original on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2011-08-22. 
  3. ^ "2007 Sundance Film Festival Announces Jury and Audience Awards" (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2007-01-27. 
  4. ^ "Sleep Dealer Wins Alfred P. Sloan Prize at 2008 Sundance Film Festival" (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2008-01-25. 
  5. ^ Bates, Bridgette (January 25, 2009). "Awards Celebrate 2009 Storytellers". Sundance Institute. Archived from the original on 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2011-08-22. 
  6. ^ a b "Adam (2009)". IMDb: The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  7. ^ "Sundance/Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship and Commissioning Grants Also Announced". Sundance Institute. January 29, 2010. 
  8. ^ Andrew Stewart (January 28, 2011). "'Earth' awarded Sundance's Sloan prize". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2011. (subscription required)
  9. ^ a b "Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prizes Awarded to Robot & Frank and Valley of Saints at 2012 Sundance Film Festival". Sundance Institute. Jan 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ "2013 Sundance Film Festival Announces Feature Film Awards". Sundance Institute. January 26, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2013. 
  11. ^ "2014 Sundance Film Festival Announces Feature Film Awards". Sundance Institute. January 25, 2014. Retrieved January 25, 2014.