Shari Frilot
Visionary Curator of XR Experiences at Sundance Film Festival

Artist and filmmaker Shari Frilot is renowned for her visionary curation of XR experiences as the chief curator of the New Frontier program at the Sundance Film Festival. Since 2007, she has led the integration of groundbreaking technologies, including virtual reality, into the festival, showcasing digital artworks and multimedia performances.

Frilot's work extends beyond Sundance; she has been instrumental in evolving the landscape of independent cinema and the immersive industry. Recognized for her influence on subjects ranging from LGBTQIA rights to climate change, Frilot's dedication to storytelling innovation has earned her the Peabody Visionary Award. Her leadership at Sundance has legitimized artists and technologists, propelling the interactive media industry forward.