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Robert Redford’s Protip for Aspiring Auteurs

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He keeps it simple and brief, but legendary actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival Robert Redford offers some invaluable advice for anyone who wants to follow in his footsteps. (Hint: It doesn’t require the backing of a major studio or even a WiFi connection.)

Redford, 77, has won two Academy Awards — in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and in 2002 for Lifetime Achievement. His Sundance Institute is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the Sundance Film Festival, held each January in Park City, Utah.

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