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Guillermo Del Toro, Martin Scorsese And Robert De Niro Highlight Tribeca Talks

The Tribeca Film Festival’s speaker lineup will feature collaborators Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, as well as directors Guillermo del Toro, David O. Russell and Dee Rees, producer Irwin Winkler and performers including Michael J. Fox and Queen Latifah. Tribeca Talks, as the roster of discussions is known, will once again unite some interesting pairs, some familiar and others more surprising. In addition to Scorsese and De Niro, who first teamed on Mean Streets in… Read


‘Chernobyl,’ ‘The Boys’ Debuts, ‘Mr. Robot’ Farewell With Rami Malek Slated For Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced its slate of TV offerings, including world premieres of HBO’s Chernobyl and Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys. The lineup also includes an event marking the final season of USA’s Mr. Robot, including a screening and a farewell conversation with the show’s star, newly minted Oscar winner Rami Malek. The star will be joined by castmates Christian Slater and Carly Chaikin as well as the show’s creator, Sam Esmail. Anniversary screenings… Read


Tribeca Slots Danny Boyle’s ‘Yesterday’ As Closing-Night Film, Galas For Trey Anastasio Doc, ‘Apocalypse Now,’ ‘Say Anything …’

The Tribeca Film Festival will close with Universal/Working Title’s Danny Boyle-directed Yesterday, a Beatles-themed comedy scripted by Richard Curtis. Festival organizers also have slotted gala screenings of Apocalypse Now, which has been restored for its 40th anniversary, as well as 35-year-old Cameron Crowe comedy Say Anything Between Me and My Mind, a world premiere documentary about Phish frontman Trey Anastasio, will have a gala screening followed by a performance… Read


Tribeca Film Festival Unveils Shorts Lineup; Feature Slate Includes John DeLorean, Muhammad Ali, Chelsea Manning – Update

UPDATED with short-film lineup at bottom of post: The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival has revealed its lineup of 103 feature films. Standout titles include world premieres of a hybrid narrative-documentary film about John DeLorean (starring Alec Baldwin); an Antoine Fuqua-directed documentary about Muhammad Ali; and a portrait of Chelsea Manning; and films starring Margot Robbie, Elijah Wood and Billy Crystal. Christoph Waltz’s directorial debut, Georgetown, offers a… Read


‘Diane’ Trailer: Selfless But Tortured Mary Kay Place Seeks Redemption In Martin Scorsese-Produced Drama

Diane, you need some peace.” And how. Here’s the first trailer for Diane, starring Mary Kay Place as a selfless but tortured soul trying to cope with a life of curveballs. Martin Scorsese executive produced the film from first-time writer-director Kent Jones, which won Best Narrative Feature and two other prizes at Tribeca last year. Here’s the logline: For Diane, who lives alone in western Massachusetts, everyone else comes first. Generous but with little patience for… Read


Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Announces Recipients Of Grant Money For Films Tackling Social Themes

EXCLUSIVE: Tribeca Film InstituteGucci and the Oath Foundation today announced the 2018 grant recipients for the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund. Six feature-length films that explore social issues, especially those affecting women and girls, will receive a total of $150,000. The program, funded by Gucci with additional support from Oath Foundation, provides production and finishing finances, along with year-round support and guidance from TFI. In a decade of operation… Read

Awards News

Tribeca’s Through Her Lens Awards $80,000 Grant To Filmmaker Suha Araj

Writer/director Suha Araj will received full production funds for her short film Rosa, Tribeca Enterprises has announced. Araj was one of five projects under consideration as part of the annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program, a mentorship project sponsored by Tribeca Enterprises and Chanel. Araj and producer Maryam Keshavarz will receive $80,000 of the program’s $100,000 grants, along with support from Tribeca Studios. Four other… Read


Tribeca Pacts With Ticketing Outfit SquadUP For TV And Film Festivals

EXCLUSIVE: Tribeca Enterprises has reached a deal with ticketing specialist SquadUP to handle all ducats for both its nascent fall TV festival and well-established spring film festival. SquadUP’s experience with beer, wine and food festivals has positioned it to deliver what Tribeca organizers envision as a “seamless, white-labeled ticketing experience” to its hundreds of thousands of attendees. SquadUP’s client list has included Riot Games, Fullscreen Live, The Wall Stree… Read


Tribeca’s 2nd Annual TV Festival To Feature Anthony Bourdain Premiere And ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Season 20 Bow

Tribeca has announced details for its second annual TV Festival, which will feature premieres of shows like Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Law & Order: SVU and Ray Donovan as well as a new showcase for indie TV pilots. In 2017, Tribeca launched its fall TV extension as public fascination with the medium and the cross-pollination between the film and TV communities continued to pick up speed. The TV festival landscape has grown more crowded in the U.S., with festivals… Read


ReachTV Debuts Short Films, Backs New Documentary And Arts Channels


ReachTV is debuting the first short films from its partnership with the Tribeca Festival, and is partnering with two other companies to support new documentary and performing arts channels. With access to more than 100 million viewers in places like airports and hotels, ReachTV (formerly ReachMe.TV draws a mass audience at a scale traditional broadcasters rarely reach anymore. Because of the nature of the interaction with ReachMe screens, the company has taken a creative… Read


Tribeca TV Festival Sets 2018 Dates, Expands To Include Indie Pilots

The Tribeca TV Festival will return this fall for a second annual edition, with an expanded program running September 20-23 and encompassing indie pilots, organizers said today. Tribeca Enterprises, which runs the TV festival along with the Tribeca Film Festival, said the TV extension will be three days, compared with last year’s two-day debut. New series will once again hold premieres during the fest, and there will be season sneak peeks, season finales, and… Read


‘The Fourth Estate’ Director Liz Garbus On The Plight Of Journalists In The Trump Era

Watching the 2016 presidential election play out, Oscar-nominated documentarian Liz Garbus was as surprised as anyone by the outcome, as Republican candidate Donald Trump took a surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. “All the predictors were telling us it was going to turn out one way, and it turned out another, and I think there was a moment in which storytellers were figuring out, what is our role in this new political landscape?” Garbus said in conversation with… Read