In lower Manhattan, jury selection continues for the Tribeca Film Festival, with Barry Levinson, Frances McDormand and Whoopi Goldberg already empanelled.
Levinson will be joined by Helen Hunt and Julian Schnabel in the shorts category. The feature panel thus far includes McDormand and Meryl Streep. Isaac Mizrahi, Sheila Nevins, Frederick Wiseman, Richard Holbrook and Goldberg round out the docu jury.
Awards will be handed out in short, feature, documentary and emerging filmmaker categories. Each jury will have five to seven members.
The Tribeca Film Festival debuts May 8-11 in and around Tribeca. Complete lineup will be announced in April. In addition, pics celebrating Gotham, and panel discussions about the industry. will be skedded throughout the fest. For information, visit www.tribecafilmfestival.org.