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To Live and Die for Globalization

Ioannis Pappos | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment
Ioannis Pappos

Directors give up on plot or accept clichés in order to stay closer to their social missions. It seems that protests are more potent through fiction, and documentaries are more effective through storytelling. Tribeca 2012 is a docudrama festival.

Gentle Giants: Life Lessons of the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

Jon Patricof | Posted 06.26.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Patricof

Tomorrow the Tribeca Film Festival is hosting the Third Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards.

Five Lessons in Passion from The Giant Mechanical Man and Lee Kirk

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

"In the process of making this film, Jenna [Fischer] and I fell in love and got married."

Lee Hernandez

Actors In Movie About Fleeing Cuba Defect During Film's Tribeca Festival Premiere | Lee Hernandez | Posted 04.30.2012 | Latino Voices

UDATE: April 30th, 10:30 AM -- On Friday, April 27th the missing Cuban stars confirmed to Reuters that they are seeking political asylum in the United...

A Guide to Digital Dialogue at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

Jon Patricof | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Patricof

The time and space dedicated to discussion about the intersection of film and digital technology at this year's Tribeca Film Festival is greater than ever.

Future of Film: Our Top 10 Transmedia Posts of 2011

Tribeca | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

One might say transmedia is where the rubber meets the road for visual storytelling in the 21st century. In 2011 we had many posts from experts who can really define transmedia.

Ultrasuede: Whitney Sudler-Smith on Halston's Era of Style

Tribeca | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

Through his unconvential documentary Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston, director Whitney Sudler-Smith explores the exciting rise and devastating fall of America's first real celebrity designer.

Don't Go in the Woods: Vincent D'Onofrio on his "Slasher Musical"

Kristin McCracken | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Don't Go in the Woods is kind of hard to pin down -- there's not much to compare it too -- but it's a fun ride, with the loose feel of a campy B-horror-movie from decades past, with twists and turns and jumps galore.

Future of Film: Maximizing Distribution Through Crowdfunding

Tribeca | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment

My Reincarnation shows how a well-executed crowdfunding campaign can be used to maximize distribution.

I'd Call That a Success: Ed Burns on Newlyweds

Kristin McCracken | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

As his 10th feature film hits VOD, the indie pioneer talks about marriage, distribution, and his "puzzling" way of making movies.

Larry Mullen Jr: The Man on the Train

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Mullen, who did triple-duty on the film -- actor, producer, and soundtrack supervisor -- recently talked to us about his "baptism by fire," his acting method, and what it was like to work with an icon.

A Gold Star for Amsterdam Film Week

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The first edition of this international, audience-focused festival -- a showcase for prize-winning films from around the world -- went off without a hitch.

TFF 2011 Best Doc Bombay Beach: A Doc Can Dance

Kristin McCracken | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts
Kristin McCracken


Nicolas Winding Refn on Ryan Gosling and Drive

Tribeca | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

Nicolas Winding Refn goes in-depth about his philosophy on filmmaking and the difference between stylish and stylized.

The Weight of a Novel: Lone Scherfig Talks About Adapting One Day

Kristin McCracken | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

From its inception, the sprawling, tender novel seemed tailor-made for a cinematic adaptation, and the result on screen is an intimate portrait of a lifelong relationship.

Found in Translation: Littlerock

Tribeca | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment

The "Best Movie Not Playing at a Theater Near You" opens Friday: Littlerock is the latest low-budget, high-aesthetic movie to display how small-budget cinema can still be formally ambitious.

Future of Film: Making Love Out of Nothing at All

Tribeca | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment

At our first screening I remember looking up at the Art Deco marquee and seeing the title of our latest film, For Lovers Only. At that moment, I realized our title implied an exclusivity, like a "members-only" club.

Good Neighbors: Bringing Humor Back to Noir

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

With so many action movies and shoot-em-ups, it's nice to find some respite with a good old-fashioned noir, one focused on characters in one charismatic location.

Future of Film: 10 Tips for Crowd-Funding Newbies

Tribeca | Posted 09.28.2011 | Entertainment

Facing your inner demons is necessary if you are going do this type of campaign. Believe me, crowd-funding certainly pushes those buttons, but it also requires you to let go and not listen to your ego so much.

WATCH: New Documentary Examines NYC Couples In Love

Posted 08.31.2011 | New York

Inspiration for Jill Andresevic's new documentary, Love Etc., came from a trip to City Hall in New York City. "This was [executive producer] Jonat...

LA to Dublin and Beyond

Brian Center | Posted 08.30.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Center

The Summit Against Violent Extremism was a gathering of survivors of violence, former extremists and gang members, policy wonks and others interested in finding new ways to stop violence and give hope to youth.

Video: Alex Gibney on Steve Bartman and Catching Hell

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports
Kristin McCracken

In Catching Hell, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans and scapegoating through the lens of two infamous...

Future of Film: Is the Website Dead?

Tribeca | Posted 08.23.2011 | Entertainment

From TFF 2011, Amplify the Message panelists debate if websites have gone the way of the dodo. If they have, what's next? By Katharine Relth We return...

Future of Film: Is Context the New King?

Tribeca | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment

By Katharine RelthDuring the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, several unique conversations in the Tribeca Talks: Industry series were organized as a way ...

Interview: Andrew Rossi on Page One: Inside the New York Times

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

For New Yorkers of a certain breed, a peek inside The Times is selling point enough. But when you throw in an exploration of the dogged rumors of the demise of the printed newspaper, you've got something for everyone.