Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tribeca Film Festival 2014

This is a late post already.
  1. Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002.
  2. Its founders were Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff.
  3. Its mission is "to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of film by redefining the film festival experience." (wikipedia)
  4. Its vision is to make New York City a major filmmaking center.
  5. Its goal is to contribute for the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan.
  6. It includes documentary films, narrative films, short films and family-friendly films as a line-up for its program.
  7. Tribeca Cinema is a former theater which was bought by Robert De Niro at the end of 2003 and became one of the venues of the festival.
  8. Tribeca Film Festival expanded internationally in 2006 which started by bringing films to the Rome Film Fest and was awarded the first ever "Steps and Stars" award, presented on the Spanish Steps.
  9. Barron's list of the world's top 25 philanthropists in 2009 named Rosenthal, Hatkoff and De Niro number 14 on their list for their role in regenerating post-September 11 economy of Tribeca.
  10. Tribeca Film Festival is currently run as a business by Tribeca Enterprises as of 2010.
  11. L.A. Noire became the first video game to be recognized by the Tribeca Film Festival.
  12. The 13th annual edition of Tribeca Film Festival on 2014 introduced a new award which was the "Best Narrative Editing" sponsored by Manhattan Edit Workshop.
Below are the 12 Documentary Films shown on the 13th Tribeca Film Festival:
  1. 1971 Directed and written by Johanna Hamilton, co-written by Gabriel Rhodes 
  2. Ballet 422 Directed by Jody Lee Lipes
  3. Dior and I (Dior et moi) Directed and written by Frederic Tcheng
  4. Fishtail Directed and written by Andrew Renzi, co-written by Tylee Abbott
  5. Garnet’s Gold Directed by Ed Perkins
  6. Mala Mala Directed by Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini
  7. Misconception Directed by Jessica Yu
  8. Ne Me Quitte Pas Directed and written by Sabine Lubbe Bakker and Niels van Koevorden Best Editing in a Documentary Feature
  9. Point and Shoot Directed and written by Marshall Curry Best Documentary Feature
  10. Regarding Susan Sontag Directed and written by Nancy Kates, co-written by John Haptas Special Jury Mention
  11. Tomorrow We Disappear Directed by Jimmy Goldblum and Adam Weber
  12. Virunga Directed and written by Orlando von Einsiedel
Below are the 12 Documentary Films shown on the 13th Tribeca Film Festival:
  1. Brides (Patardzlebi) Directed and written by Tinatin Kajrishvili
  2. Five Star Directed and written by Keith Miller Best Editing in a Narrative Feature Film Edited by Keith Miller
  3. Gabriel Directed and written by Lou Howe
  4. Glass Chin Directed and written by Noah Buschel
  5. Goodbye to All That Directed and written by Angus MacLachlan Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film Paul Schneider as Otto Wall
  6. Gueros Directed and written by Alonso Ruizpalacios, co-written by Gibran Portela Best Cinematography in a Narrative Feature Film Cinematography by Damian García
  7. Human Capital (Il capitale umano) Directed and written by Paolo Virzì, co-written by Francesco Bruni and Francesco Piccolo Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film Valeria Bruni Tedeschi as Carla
  8. The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (L'Enlevement de Michel Houellebecq) Directed and written by Guillaume Nicloux Best Screenplay for a Narrative Feature Film
  9. ​Loitering with Intent Directed by Adam Rapp, written by Michael Godere and Ivan Martin
  10. Something Must Break (Nanting Maste Ga Sonder) Directed and written by Ester Martin Bergsmark, co-written by Eli Leven
  11. X/Y Directed and written by Ryan Piers Williams
  12. Zero Motivation Directed and written by Talya Lavie The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature
For other awards, click here.


Screenshot of the TFF 2014 at tribecafilm.com
References:

Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival Documentaries 2014Tribeca Film Festival Narrative Films 2014
TFF 2014 Award Winners

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