‘Wasted!’ Directors & EP Anthony Bourdain On The Problem Of Food Waste And Ways To Combat It — Tribeca Studio
If you’re looking to be surprised by a film at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, look no further than Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, directed by Anna Chai and Nari Kye, a palatable documentary about food waste that contains more than a few surprising facts. Executive produced by author, chef and globetrotter Anthony Bourdain, Wasted! reveals that every year, 1.3 billion tons of food is thrown out. Annually, 80% of the world’s water, 40% of the world’s land, and 10% of the… Read
‘Genius’ Stars Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn On Their Shared Task Of Humanizing Albert Einstein — Tribeca Studio
In film and television, it’s common to see characters at various ages and stages of their lives, portrayed by different actors—but, in the vein of Barry Jenkin’s Moonlight, it’s much less common to see multiple iterations of a character, each as fully realized as the next. Such is certainly the case with National Geographic’s Genius—executive produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment—in which Johnny Flynn and Geoffrey Rush are two equally brilliant… Read
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Star Yvonne Strahovski: “Women’s Rights Are Human Rights” — Tribeca Studio
In Hulu’s new series The Handmaid’s Tale—based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name—Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski portray members of a “scary theocracy,” bordering too closely on the world we live in today.
In the dystopian near-future reality the series presents, the United States comes under the rule of Gilead, a totalitarian and Christian fundamentalist government which subjugates women, depriving them of their rights, their freedoms and even their names… Read
‘Dear Basketball’ Scribe Kobe Bryant On A Career Built “Piece By Piece” And Life After Basketball — Tribeca Studio
“If you asked me when I was 10 years old if I would be here now—that I would be here—I would have said, 'You're absolutely nuts,'” Kobe Bryant admits, sitting down at Deadline’s Tribeca Studio to discuss his animated short film Dear Basketball. “But that's the beautiful thing about life, isn't it?”
One of the greatest basketball players of all time who had an illustrious 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant decided to announce his retirement in November 2015… Read
Deadline Studio at Tribeca 2017 – Day 3 – Andie MacDowell, Joseph Fiennes, Elisabeth Moss, Kobe Bryant, Dan Stevens & More
Deadline is holding its Tribeca Film Festival portrait and video interview studio at the festival hub in NYC, opening its doors to this year’s most riveting and groundbreaking filmmakers. Guests stopping by the Deadline Studio on Day 3 included Andie MacDowell (Love After Love), Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale), Elisabeth Moss (Tokyo Project), Kobe Bryant (Dear Basketball) and many more. Click on the image above to open the gallery, and follow Deadline for more… Read
‘Hounds Of Love’ Stars On A “Bloody Hard” Shoot And Horrifying “Theater Of The Mind” — Tribeca Studio
If you’re in Tribeca and come across a film titled Hounds of Love, be warned—those hounds might bite you. Ben Young’s directorial debut is short on love, and seeped in tension. Psychologically violent, the Australia-set feature tells the story of Vicki Maloney (Ashleigh Cummings), a young woman kidnapped by her serial killer neighbors (played by Emma Booth and Stephen Curry) in the suburbs of Perth.
Coming from a background in comedy, Curry found himself confronted with a… Read
‘No Man’s Land’ Director David Byars & Producer Morgan Spurlock On Opening A Necessary Dialogue — Tribeca Studio
As an independent filmmaker tackling a complex and timely subject matter, you couldn’t ask for a more smooth process than David Byars experienced in making his feature directorial debut with the human, hot-button doc, No Man’s Land.
“The financing was really easy. The best part is, [Byars] had such a great subject that once we started showing people the [film], we were able to raise all the financing we needed really fast,” producer Morgan Spurlock explains. Sitting down… Read
‘Super Dark Times’ Stars & Director Kevin Phillips On An Act Of Violence That Changes Everything — Tribeca Studio
Owen Campbell, Charlie Tahan, and Elizabeth Cappuccino go through some Super Dark Times in Kevin Phillips' Tribeca-premiering feature debut. Also starring Max Talisman, Sawyer Barth and Amy Hargreaves, the harrowing feature follows Zach and Josh, two teenage best friends growing up in mid-'90s suburbia whose lives are forever changed following an unexpected and horrific moment of violence.
"The film's about some friends, and they kind of get into some sh*t with a samurai… Read
‘Keep The Change’ Director Rachel Israel On Telling A Universal Love Story Within A Very Specific World — Tribeca Studio
At the Tribeca Film Festival, and at film festivals in general, there is never a real shortage of New York-set stories, or New York romances—and while Rachel Israel's feature debut Keep the Change falls in both of those categories, it's unlike any other romantic comedy you'll see this year.
Based on Israel's acclaimed 2013 short film of the same name—from Israel's time as a Columbia MFA student—the feature "set up here, in Upper West Side Manhattan) tells the story of a… Read
Deadline Studio at Tribeca 2017 – Day 2 – John Turturro, Jamie Lee Curtis, Geoffrey Rush, Zachary Quinto & More
Deadline is holding its Tribeca Film Festival portrait and video interview studio at the festival hub in NYC, opening its doors to this year’s most riveting and groundbreaking filmmakers. Guests stopping by the Deadline Studio on Day 2 included John Turturro (Hair), Jamie Lee Curtis (Hondros), Geoffrey Rush (Genius), Zachary Quinto (Aardvark) and many more. Click on the image above to open the gallery, and follow Deadline for more breaking news, photos and video… Read
‘Flames’ Directors Josephine Decker & Zefrey Throwell On Confronting The Extremes Of Intimacy — Tribeca Studio
As filmmakers and multi-talented artists, you can't get much more nakedly transparent than Josephine Decker and Zefrey Throwell, who bare their bodies and souls with their Tribeca-premiering documentary Flames. Shot over the course of five years, the project charts the immensely passionate and profound relationship between the two artists, watching the spectacular romance, excitement and adventure of their relationship at its peak, and the fallout as Decker and Throwell… Read
‘Love After Love’ Tribeca Clip: Chris O’Dowd & Andie MacDowell At A Loss Over Loss
EXCLUSIVE: Andie MacDowell and Chris O’Dowd star in Love After Love, the Russell Harbaugh drama that is having its world premiere Saturday in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival. This pair show off some dramatic chops in this first look at the movie, which centers on a family reeling in various ways after the death of their patriarch.
McDowell plays Suzanne who along with Glenn (Gareth Williams) are college theatre professors and enjoy a playful, tempestuous… Read