2022 Windrider Summit

2022 Windrider Summit

In 2022, the Windrider Summit & The Sundance Film Festival went fully virtual, yet again. Windrider worked hard and provided a highly interactive virtual experience, full of meaningful films and conversations. With Sundance’s quick shift to a completely virtual festival, Windrider was thrilled to have over 250 participants from over 45 institutions and organizations join virtually.

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2022 Windrider Summit
  • Ben Proudfoot | Spirit of Windrider 2022

    We are honored and privileged to announce Ben Proudfoot as the 2022 Spirit of Windrider Award Winner!

  • Saturday, 01/22 Windrider Zoom Session

    Hosted by Dr. Craig Detweiler & Windrider CEO, John Priddy with a Q&A featuring Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, Ben Proudfoot. Moderated by Tod Brown.

  • Sunday, 01/23 Windrider Zoom Session

    Hosted by Craig Detweiler & Claude Alexander with a Q&A between Laura Hinson and Megan Harrington.

  • Monday, 01/24 Windrider Zoom Session

    With a Q&A featuring director, Julian Higgins, and his co-writer, Shaye Ogbonna from God’s Country. Moderated by Jonathan Cipiti.

  • Tuesday, 01/25 Windrider Zoom Session

    With a Q&A featuring co-directors and producers of Aftershock, Tonya Lewis Lee and Paula Eiselt. Moderated by Laura Waters Hinson. We will also have a Q&A featuring Chris Witt, Editor of 892. Moderated by Matty Rich.

  • Wednesday, 01/26 Windrider Zoom Session

    With a Q&A featuring Reid Davenport, Director of I Didn’t See You There. Moderated by Aria Swarr. We will also have a Q&A featuring filmmakers from TikTok Boom, moderated by Molly Bolthouse.

  • Thursday, 01/27 Windrider Zoom Session

    With a Q&A featuring John Patton Ford, Director of Emily the Criminal, moderated by Dr. Craig Detweiler, and an exclusive Windrider conversation with award-winning writer and director, Destin Daniel Cretton, moderated by Windrider CEO & Co-founder, John Priddy.

  • Ben Proudfoot, 2022 Spirit of Windrider

    Sponsored by the Moriah Group, Dale Brown presents the Spirit of Windrider Award to Ben Proudfoot and his two most recent films: A Concerto is a Conversation and The Queen of Basketball.

  • Breaking, The W

    Matty Rich | Host | The W
    Abi Damaris Corbin | Co-writer & Director | Breaking

  • Apart, Together

    A Chinese teenage girl travels with her mom to the United States as a translator, in order to find her older sister, who was abandoned under the One-child policy. When she secretly finds her sister on social media, she’s faced with the decision of whether to tell her mom and risk their relationsh...

  • Just Hold On

    A portrait of a girl holding onto things (especially sheep).

  • The Queen of Basketball

    Academy Award® Winner. Lusia "Lucy" Harris Stewart is a pioneer in women's basketball, leading a rural Mississippi college to three national titles, scoring the first basket in women's Olympic history in 1976, being the first and only woman to be drafted into the NBA.