Sundance Film Festival by the Numbers (Infographic)

Each year, thousands of film fans flock to Park City, Utah for the Sundance Film Festival.  Last year, the Sundance Institute announced that the event generated $143.3 million in overall economic activity for the cities of Ogden, Sundance and Park City and a gross domestic product of $72.5 million in the State of Utah.  They also reported an estimated value of publicity generated by the event to be nearly $100 million in 2016, a new record for the annual event.  The following infographics present some interesting facts about the event that could help spark a fun conversation in your classrooms about everything from economic impact and publicity to sponsorship and industry trends.  Enjoy!

Click here to view the full version (and higher resolution) of the 2016 version of the Sundance infographic on SCC’s Pinterest page.

Click here to view the full version (and higher resolution) of the 2015 version of the Sundance infographic on SCC’s Pinterest page.

Click here for an interactive infographic illustrating the event’s history from sundance.org.

Click here for the economic report released by the Sundance Institute breaking down last year’s economic impact on the area from sundance.org.