Quentin Tarantino — The Academy Award-winning Quentin Tarantino has a long and illustrious
relationship with the Sundance Institute, dating back to 1991 when he brought his film RESERVOIR
DOGS to the Sundance Institute Directors Lab. The film went on to play to wide acclaim at the 1992
Sundance Film Festival. C, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards including
Best Picture and Best Director, and for which Tarantino received an Academy Award for Best
Screenplay, is part of the official Sundance Collection at UCLA. On January 20, Tarantino will be
honored at the Festival with the 2008 Ray-Ban Visionary Award, presented by Ray-Ban and The
Creative Coalition.