The 2023 Tribeca Festival kicked off with a pre-reception honoring Robert De Niro - where Mayor Adams gave De Niro a key to the city. Following the ceremony, De Niro received a surprise speech from Martin Scorsese, congratulating him on his commitment to Tribeca, New York, and the festival.
A Conversation with FUBAR’s Simon Phillips
On this episode, Simon Phillips talks about his recent appearance on the new Netflix series FUBAR and getting a pep talk from Arnold Schwarzenegger. Phillips is an award-winning actor with more than more than 70 television and film projects to his credit. He has appeared in films with legendary stars: Bruce Willis, Mark Hamill, Robert Englund, Rutger Hauer, Richard E. Grant, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, John Malkovich, and Mel Gibson.
The 2023 Brooklyn Film Festival Animation Program
One of the events I look forward to every year is the Animation Program at the Brooklyn Film Festival. Dozens of artists, from students to seasoned professionals, bring out works telling wildly varying stories in a panoply of styles where the only limit is your own imagination. And thankfully, the rest of the cinematic world is taking notice, with one of last year’s winners, My Year of Dicks, earning an Academy Award nomination (and if I had my druthers, it would have easily taken home the Oscar).
NYWIFT ANNOUNCES TRIBECA FESTIVAL MEMBER SLATE
New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce that 14 projects from 15 members have been officially selected for the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival. The festival takes place June 7-18, 2023, both virtually and in-person in New York City.
Sara Bareilles’ WAITRESS, THE MUSICAL – LIVE ON BROADWAY! Film to Broadcast in Times Sq as Part of Tribeca Film Fest
Tribeca Festival, The Times Square Alliance, and TSX Entertainment announced today that for the first time in history, a Tribeca Festival film will play simultaneously in Times Square for free. Waitress, The Musical -Live on Broadway! is a filmed version of the TONY Award-winning Broadway hit and will have its world premiere at the 2023 Tribeca Festival on Monday, June 12 at the BMCC theater.
PRATFALL at the Brooklyn Film Festival
Eli (Joshua Burge) is an angry young man. His mother and his girlfriend have recently died, and he wanders Central Park, ranting to himself and disturbing the business of the drug dealer, Gio, (Xavier Reyes) who sold his girlfriend the drugs on which she overdosed.
TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES JURY FOR 2023
The Tribeca Festival, presented by OKX, today announced the 2023 jury members who will select winning projects in the film, immersive, games, and audio storytelling sections. The Festival has 15 different competition categories for which jurors will honor winning storytellers and creators with artistic awards.
Brooklyn Film Festival Preview – Opening and Closing Features
For the 2023 edition of the Brooklyn Film Festival, the chosen theme is “Human Times,” which puts the focus squarely on the persons and personalities that drive stories in an increasingly divisive world. The two features picked to open and conclude the festival are prime examples of this idea, executing similar stories, but on decidedly different scales.
Lucy Liu to Exec Produce & Voice Legendary Pirate in Tribeca Festival-Bound-THE PIRATE QUEEN
Female-led Singer Studios today announced Lucy Liu, the Award-winning actress, producer, director, and artist, will both executive produce and voice the Tribeca Festival-bound immersive experience, The Pirate Queen: the forgotten story of the legendary Cheng Shih, the most successful pirate in history.
Movie Release: THE ADULTS
Directed by Dustin Guy Defa (Person to Person), The Adults follows Eric (Cera) as he returns home for a short visit and finds himself caught between reuniting with his sisters and chasing a victory with his old poker group.