Wish I Was Here: Sundance Film Festival

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, we fantasise about where we'd rather be

The Egyptian Theatre during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Photo / AP
The Egyptian Theatre during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Photo / AP

It's got a star-studded guest list, exclusive parties and plenty of fine film-making: we wish we were at Sundance right now.

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The Sundance Film Festival takes place every year in Park City, Utah - which also happens to be home to two major sky resorts.

Playing hooky #Sundance

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Currently at the festival is former MediaWorks journalist David Farrier, whose documentary about competitive tickling has received high praises following its debut on Monday.

sundance day 1 it's cold af #cold #sundance

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Understandably, we're just a bit a jealous.

Aside from all that, the surrounding areas are in winter wonderland mode - with skiers and snowboarders taking advantage of the deserted slopes while the crowds are otherwise occupied.

Check out more photos coming out of Sundance and Park City:

#Sundance film festival ?????

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Fresh off the slopes.

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OG Australians

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this was a good idea. ??????#sundance #sundancefilmfestival #parkcity

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#Sundance Day 3 #Banksy on Main Street #festival #tv #film @jjackpro

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Oops!! But the slopes are empty. #skialone #sundance

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Ice skating is on at #ParkCityMountainResort #pcmr #ParkCityUtah #ParkCityUtah #sundancefilmfestival2016

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