Category: Film Fest News

VR, Gaming at the Tribeca Film Festival

By Senior Editor and Tribeca Film Festival Special Correspondent James Kelly The gaming industry is a new media frontier, the crest of the wave brought about by the Internet and computer generated animated films. Its contributions to story telling and…

Legendary Game Creator Hideo Kojima at Inaugural Tribeca Games Festival, April 28-29, 2017

By Gregg Morris, April 11, 2017   Festival to Open with Mura Masa Concert, Feature Keynote Conversations with Max Payne Creator Sam Lake and BioShock Director/Writer Ken Levine Plus Talks On Overwatch, Firewatch, the Watch Dogs Universe and Much More…

Tribeca Film Festival and the Atlantic Announce Finalists for Tribeca X Award

By Gregg Morris The Tribeca Film Festival  – through its in-house content studio, Atlantic Re:think – has announced the finalists for the second annual Tribeca X Award. Ten finalists, 9 short films and 1 Virtual Reality project were selected from…

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 TV Lineup

By Gregg Morris   Featuring 15 shows including five series premieres, four season premieres, three independent pilots, one feature documentary, and one very special sneak peek. Highlights include: World Premieres for new series: Hulu’s highly anticipated The Handmaid’s Tale, followed…

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 N.O.W. Lineup

The N.O.W. Showcase is a curated selection of 10 independent online creators’ latest work representative of the industry’s freshest voices and most original forms of storytelling, all invited to showcase their latest work on TribecaFilm.com and at a screening as…

Tribeca Film Festival Media Credential Notification for WORD Senior Editors Kadia Goba, James Kelly

Edited for style by Gregg Morris To: Senior Editor Kadia Goba, Senior Editor James Kelly Dear Kadia, James, Thank you for your interest in covering and participating in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. We are pleased to…

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup with Narrative, Documentary and Animated Selections

From Powerful to Poignant, 10 Thematic Shorts Competition Programs Celebrate Storytelling and Contemplate Life, Dreams, Kindness and Compassion Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 57 thought-provoking and diverse short films in competition, including 36 world…

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Film Review, 54th New York Film Festival

By Senior Editor Kadia Goba, December 5, 2016 The gloomy opening shot of a cold Manchester Bay poetically provides a scenic tipoff of writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s two-hour, 15-minute film about the doldrums and calamities of the film’s characters in this…

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Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Lineup For Convergence at 54th New York Film Festival

Nine new works include two World Premieres, audience-directed narrative films, large-scale installations, virtual and augmented reality projects, and more immersive storytelling innovations Plus: Talks featuring ILMxLAB’s Hilmar Koch & Nick Rasmussen, StoryCode’s Mike Knowlton, producer Lindsay Doran on the psychology…