CANNES, France—The Tribeca Film Festival is increasingly a player in the advertising community, accented by its presence here at Cannes Lions, where we caught up with Tribeca Enterprises CEO Andrew Essex. Essex took that executive post in January, about six months after leaving Droga5, where he had been the founding CEO since 2006. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the anti-vaccination film Vaxxed was pulled from the Tribeca Film Festival after an enormous outcry . Since then, though, the filmmakers have shown it to worshipful audiences across the country, and are styling themselves as the head of a new wave of anti-vax, pro- “natural health” sentiment. Show More Summary
Aubrey Plaza is a baller. Seriously. The actress is among the many female comedians in the feature documentary The Pistol Shrimps. The film, which debuted at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, became the first exclusive movie to stream...Show More Summary
Vimeo An apocalyptic short comedy about love and neuroses, written and directed by Heather Jack www.facebook.com/letsnotpanic 2015 Tribeca Film Festival World Premiere 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival Official Selection 2015 Tacoma Film...Show More Summary
After being shamed out of the Tribeca Film Festival, Anti-Vax hoaxer Andrew Wakefield continues to spread his lies. Someone in Kansas City thought giving time to Vaxxed, his conspiracy flick, was a good idea. Via The Kansas City Star: The anti-vaccination documentary “Vaxxed” was set to be part of this spring’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Show More Summary
Eric Weinrib’s documentary Roseanne For President!, which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, is now set to hit theaters on Fourth of July weekend smack in the middle of a Presidential campaign. IFC Films has acquired rights...Show More Summary
View the trailer for Madeleine's latest film, Holidays, with Kevin Smith and Seth Green. Madeleine Coghlan's Instagram. You know what I like about actress Madeleine Coghlan? She's honest about her age. Oftentime I see actors who give...Show More Summary
Sigh. Here we go again. Robert De Niro is letting his antivaccine freak flag fly again, this time even higher than usual, by revealing that in the wake of the antivaccine debacle at his Tribeca Film Festival he is going to make his very own documentary about vaccines. It’s the continuation of a process that,…
“You have to create a safe environment for everybody — both on the set and in the office — to come together and do their best work. You want them to emit that spark of light, like a firefly, but they may have to go back and forth and back and forth, changing their mind […]
THE BLUR AND THE FILM BEAST Steven Zeitchik John Turturro and Steve Zallian are just two of the latest film guys to make the jump to TV John Turturro talking at the Tribeca Film Festival about "The Night Of," a very film-like HBO project. (Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festiva) The upcoming crime...
“Tiger Raid” has been drawing buzz lately at Tribeca Film Festival. I had a chance to speak with Writer/Director Simon Dixon, producer/co-writer Gareth Coulam Evans and the films stars Brian [...]
There's been a lot of bleekness, bigotry, whitewashing and Racist McShootface chicanery of late. So let's take a moment to celebrate some genuinely good news for movie fans. Always Shine, the Tribeca Film Festival standout that had us raving, has...
At the Tribeca film festival this year, actor Joel David Moore made his directing debut with the feature film Youth in Oregon. A Portland, Oregon native himself, his film addresses Oregon’s "right to die" laws through the lens of a family dramedy. I spoke with Joel and star Mary Kay Place, a veteran writer-director-actress herself, about their collaboration.
During an action-packed day at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, a bevy of women professionals participated in a series of panel discussions about the many obstacles women face in Hollywood. A “One on One” Tribeca Talk with actress and...Show More Summary
"Notes on Blindness" is a beautiful example of using sound to tell a story in virtual reality.
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Filmmakers, writers, producers, and actors such as Jane Fonda, Viola Davis, and more speak out against anti-LGBT legislation.
Last week, I was invited to a screening at the Tribeca Film Festival of the first episode of the Rootsremake, set to premiere on the History Channel on Memorial Day. During the screening, which took place at the School of Visual Arts Theatre, a random white woman sat in the seat right next to me while dozens of other seats were available. Show More Summary
Recently I was in NY City giving a presentation at the Tribeca Film Festival's Hatchery Innovation Day sponsored by Bloomberg Charities. The Innovation Day was a summit of leading innovators on virtual reality, AI, coding futures and...Show More Summary
Fresh off its Tribeca Film Festival premiere, Jason Bateman's The Family Fang, starring himself along with Christopher Walken and Nicole Kidman, begins its theatrical run. This is Bateman's second directorial feature, following his 2014 debut, Bad Words. Show More Summary