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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Spotlight, Midnight & Special Screenings

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Spotlight, Midnight & Special Screenings

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screening sections as well as  work in progress screenings. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place from April 15 to April 26 in New York City. The Spotlight section features 40 films, consisting of 23 narratives and

Seed&Spark Partners With Emerging Pictures to Distribute More Diverse Selection of Films in Local Movie Theaters

Seed&Spark, the world’s leading crowdfunding and distribution platform made just for independent film, will partner with Emerging Pictures—an all-digital film and alternate content network of theaters in the United States—to extend theatrical distribution to filmmakers who crowdfund on the Seed&Spark platform. Starting in March, both feature and short films that have successfully secured funding on Seed&Spark and have hit audience-building

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Announces ‘SNL’ Documentary As Opening Night Film

The Tribeca Film Festival , presented by AT&T, announced today that the world premiere of the documentary Live From New York!, will open the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 15. “Saturday Night Live” has been reflecting and influencing the American story for 40 years. Live From New York! explores the show’s early years, an experiment

Candy Factory Launches “Electric Candy” Genre Arm; Announces First Titles

Candy Factory Films, the new forward-thinking, filmmaker-friendly production and distribution company, is launching Electric Candy – an alternative arm reserved for releasing the company’s edgier, quirkier, and genre-driven content. The company is proud to announce the first two titles to be released under the Electric Candy name: Writer/Director Eddie Mullins’ pre-apocalyptic comedy, Doomsdays, which has

Tribeca Film Acquires US Rights to Documentary ‘I Am Big Bird’

Tribeca Film has acquired U.S. rights to the heartwarming documentary I Am Big Bird, directed and produced by Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker. The film had its world premiere at Hot Docs earlier this year and will go on to play at DOC NYC in November. It will be released theatrically and on VOD day-and-date

Tribeca Film Festival Documentary ‘True Son’ to Air on Fusion

Fusion, the television and digital media company serving a young, diverse millennial audience, has acquired the exclusive U.S. television rights to TRUE SON following its premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary will premiere November 18 at 9:00 p.m., ET on Fusion and will also be featured at Fusion’s RiseUp summit in Washington, DC on