VIA Motors Provides VIP Shuttle Services to Filmmakers at Sundance Film Festival

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(businesspress24) - PARK CITY, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- announced today that VIA is providing VIP shuttle services to filmmakers at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. VIA sponsored shuttle van transportation for Impact Partners, a documentary film company headed by Geralyn Dreyfous, an academy award-winning producer who had a record 10 films screening in the festival this year, including "In Football We Trust," "The Hunting Ground," and 8 others.

Dreyfous, co-founder of Impact Partners and the Utah Film Center, said, "The shuttle vans provided by VIA Motors here at the festival were a huge benefit to our filmmakers and our guests. are a good match to our goals as filmmakers, to make a difference in the world. We hope to have VIA back again next year and that being here helps get the word out about a more environmentally friendly mode of transportation," concluded Dreyfous.

As the transportation sponsor, VIA also provided a smart phone based ride scheduling tool to facilitate and coordinate complimentary transportation for the film company at Sundance, just as VIA did earlier this month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

"This is VIA''s second year at Sundance providing transportation to filmmakers," noted VIA CEO Pablo Acedo. "We are proud to be a sponsor and proud of our Utah Film Makers and the independent spirit of innovation fostered by this world class event which images the innovation VIA is also bringing to the automotive market."

The Sundance documentary "In Football We Trust," directed by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn, followed several Salt Lake City area Polynesian high school football players through their struggles to use their football success to get a college education with hopes to continue an unusual dynasty of Polynesian players in the NFL.

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is a program of the Sundance Institute, founded by Robert Redford. It is the world''s largest most influential independent film festival, and attracts filmmakers, distributors, celebrities and a huge audience worldwide to Park City, Utah.

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Date: 01/29/2015 - 16:00
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