A general view of official signage around town as Park City prepares for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 17, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

The Sundance Film Festival will take place from January 18-28 across three cities in Utah: Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance Mountain Resort. It's cold out there — bundle up!

Want to know more about this year's festival? See our guide here. 

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Salma Hayek attends the Sundance London filmmaker and press breakfast at Picturehouse Central on June 1, 2017 in London, England. (Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images)

The 2018 Sundance Film Festival admitted 110 feature-length films out of 3,901 submissions. I repeat: 110 out of 3,901. The competition gets stiffer: only 30 of the 110 films will place into the festival's U.S. dramatic competition. So, who will be the 2018 Sundance Film Festival winners?

Sundance is the largest independent film festival in the U.S. With those odds, the selected filmmakers should consider themselves winners already. Macon Blair's quirky crime-comedy I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore won the Grand Jury Prize at last year's festival. The Sundance Institute describes the film as "full of personality" that has "an exuberant storytelling style [with] visual inventiveness, idiosyncratic characters, and wildly unpredictable turns." If you're looking for a Sundance recipe, that would be it.

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