Christopher Nolan on internet movie theories, his indie roots, and editing ‘Inception’

Every January the Sundance Film Festival takes over Park City, Utah, but since 1995 the town has also played host to the festival’s younger upstart sibling: Slamdance. Initially founded by a group of filmmakers who weren’t accepted into Robert Redford’s showcase, the Slamdance Film Festival has gone on to become a vital event in its own right — and one of its early discoveries was Christopher Nolan.

Nolan’s first feature Following was a black-and-white mystery shot over the course of a year for around $ 6,000. It screened at Slamdance in 1999, and tonight the festival honored the director with its inaugural Founder’s Award. Nolan then sat down to talk to the audience of filmmakers and fans about the lessons he learned as an indie…

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