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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Leah Wolchok (Director – ‘Very Semi-Serious’)

‘Very Semi-Serious‘ is an offbeat meditation on humor, art and the genius of the single panel. The film takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the New Yorker and introduces the cartooning legends and hopefuls who create the iconic cartoons that have inspired, baffled—and occasionally pissed off—all of us for decades. With ‘Very Semi-Serious’, viewers get an

Tribeca Film Institute Launches Community Film Screening Platform

Tribeca Film Institute has announced plans to give community screening venues across the country easy and affordable access to an exclusive collection of its grant-supported films through a collaboration with Tugg Inc., a web platform that enables individuals and organizations to choose the films that play in their local theaters and community venues. Films available through

2014 Tribeca Film Festival to Open With Nas’ Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic’

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that the world premiere of the documentary Time is Illmatic, will open the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, Illmatic— widely considered one of the most important and revolutionary albums in hip-hop. The premiere, taking place on Wednesday, April 16, will be

Tribeca Film Institute Announces $150K in Grants to Underrepresented Filmmaking Communities

Ten promising new film projects have been selected for the 11th annual Tribeca All Access program. The TAA program supports filmmakers from statistically underrepresented communities and will grant each project $15,000, as well as offer year-round support, guidance, and resources to help filmmakers complete them. TAA filmmakers are also welcomed into the TAA Alumni program,

FIRST TIME FEST And TRIBECA FILM INSTITUE Present A 20th Anniversary Benefit Screening Of A BRONX TALE With Special Guests Robert De Niro & Chazz Palminteri

First Time Fest and Tribeca Film Institute present a special “First Exposure” benefit screening of Robert De Niro’s acclaimed directorial debut, A Bronx Tale, on Monday, February 24th, at the Village East Cinema.   Influential figures from the film and entertainment world will gather in NYC to celebrate first-time filmmakers with this thrilling 20th Anniversary retrospective

Calling All (Military) Veteran Filmmakers

Are you a military veteran with a film project?  The Veteran Artist Program (VAP) will be hosting a pitch training workshop and competition in New York City from November 4th – 8th . Twelve film projects will be chosen to pitch to a panel of industry experts including IFP and Tribeca Film Institute will award $1,000