The 2020 Sundance Film Festival is now officially in full swing and this year is already shaping up to be an exciting and interesting one.

Out of the record-breaking 15,100 submissions, 128 feature films will grace the screens in Park City, and for 91% of them, it will be their world premiere. Not to mention, there are a total of 44 first-time directors at Sundance.

And every year, we hope to see parity (or at least near-parity) in the representation of directors who are women, people of color, and part of the LGBTQ+ community. In 2020, out of the 65 directors in all four competition categories, 46% are women, 38% are people of color, and 12% are LGBTQ+.

We've put together a handy infographic that breaks down Sundance 2020 by the numbers, revealing some interesting stats and features of this year's festival lineup, including how many first-time filmmakers have officially become Sundance alumni, how many countries have films in competition, as well as how many films were directed by women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ folks.

Let's check it out:


For more, see our ongoing list of coverage of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

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