Writer-director Mark Levinson has been awarded the Sundance Institutute/Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship for his adaptation of Richard Powers’s novel The Gold Bug Variations. The award recognizes “the most promising new independent films about science and technology.”


Writer/Director Mark Levinson (Particle Fever) is working on a new project: a script based on Powers’s novel The Gold Bug Variations. It was was selected for the Sundance Institute 2016 January Screenwriters Lab.

Levinson’s adaptation of The Gold Bug Variations also won the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship.