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.
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.
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.
Episode 1312: Film Festival Update, Upcoming Movies, Streaming Shows and the NGLmitu Upfront
On this this episode will give you an update on Brooklyn Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival as well as a look back at Female Voices Rock. We'll also give you a preview on some upcoming films: The Boogeyman, Extraction 2, A Haunting in Venice, and shows like Only Murders in the Building, and The Crowded Room. Later, we'll take you to the red carpet of NGLmitu, the new media company from co-founder, John Leguizamo.
SWEETHEART DEAL at the Brooklyn Film Festival
BROOKLYN, NY - Co-directors Elisa Levine and Gabriel Miller make their East Coast Premiere with the award-winning documentary Sweetheart Deal. Fresh from award-winning runs at the Bend and Seattle International Film Festivals, Sweetheart Deal screens on June 4, 2023 at the Brooklyn Film Festival. The film is a harrowing journey deep inside the shadowy underworld … Continue reading SWEETHEART DEAL at the Brooklyn Film Festival
Movie Release: HERE. IS. BETTER.
Award-winning documentary opens theatrically in NYC/ LA on June 23 with nationwide VOD release to follow in US/ Canada.
That’s a Wrap: FOG OF WAR Starring Mira Sorvino
CANNES (May 26, 2023) – Filming has just wrapped on Yale Entertainment’s recently announced spy thriller, Fog of War starring Academy Award® winner Mira Sorvino (Shining Vale, American Crime Story: Impeachment) and Geza Rohrig (star of the Oscar®-winning Son of Saul, the upcoming The Last Planet) . Sorvino and Rohrig join Jake Abel (Malignant, Walker), … Continue reading That’s a Wrap: FOG OF WAR Starring Mira Sorvino