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									Alfred P. Sloan Prize
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   This article is about the film prize . For the cancer research award, see Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. Prize.


The Alfred P. Sloan Prize is an award given each year, starting in 2003, to a film at the Sundance Film Festival. The prize is
given to a feature film that focuses on science or technology as a theme, or depicts a scientist, engineer, or mathematician as
a major character.
Each winner is presented with a $20,000 cash award provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Winning films
Year              Film                  Director                       Writer(s)
2003 Dopamine [1]               Mark Decena             Mark Decena & Timothy Breitbach
2004 Primer [1]                 Shane Carruth           Shane Carruth
2005 Grizzly Man [1]            Werner Herzog           Werner Herzog
2006 The House of Sand [2] Andrucha Waddington Elena Soarez
2007 Dark Matter[3]             Chen Shi-zheng          Billy Shebar
2008 Sleep Dealer [4]           Alex Rivera             Alex Rivera & David Riker
2009 Adam[5]                    Max Mayer [6]           Max Mayer [6]
2010 Obselidia [7]              Diane Bell              Diane Bell
2011 Another Earth [8]          Mike Cahill             Mike Cahill & Brit Marling

        Robot & Frank [9]       Jake Schreier           Christopher Ford
2012
        Valley of Saints [9]    Musa Syeed              Musa Syeed


See also
   Alfred P. Sloan
   List of Sundance Film Festival award winners

References
   1. ^ a b c "Sundance Film Festival Films Honored 1985-2007"    (PDF). Sundance Institute. Archived from the original    on 2009-03-
      27. Retrieved 2011-08-22.
   2. ^ "House of Sand Wins Alfred P. Sloan Prize at 2006 Sundance Film Festival"     (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2006-01-27. Archived
      from the original   on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2011-08-22.
   3. ^ "2007 Sundance Film Festival Announces Jury and Audience Awards"         (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2007-01-27.
   4. ^ "Sleep Dealer Wins Alfred P. Sloan Prize at 2008 Sundance Film Festival"    (PDF). Sundance Institute. 2008-01-25.
   5. ^ Bates, Bridgette (January 25, 2009). "Awards Celebrate 2009 Storytellers" . Sundance Institute. Archived from the original on
      2010-03-19. Retrieved 2011-08-22.
   6. ^ a b "Adam (2009)" . IMDb: The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-03-13.
   7. ^ "Sundance/Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship and Commissioning Grants Also Announced"       . Sundance Institute. January 29, 2010.
   8. ^ Andrew Stewart (January 28, 2011). "'Earth' awarded Sundance's Sloan prize"   . Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2011. (subscription
        required)

   9.   ^ a b "Alfred
                   P. Sloan Feature Film Prizes Awarded to Robot & Frank and Valley of Saints at 2012 Sundance Film Festival"      .
        Sundance Institute. Jan 27, 2012.
via Alfred P. Sloan Prize

								
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