Magnolia Pictures has nabbed world rights to "Limelight," the doc by Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman of Rakontur ("Cocaine Cowboys," "Square Grouper").
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Tribeca Film Institute is expanding its roster of filmmaker grants with the Heineken Voces Grant, a $10,000 award to be handed out, beginning next year, as part of TFI's Latin American Media Fund.
Following lively business at Sundance and SXSW, three acquisitions have been made at the usually quieter Tribeca Film Festival.
To everyone's surprise, it didn't rain on the outdoor screening that marked Wednesday's opening of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, although clouds were threatening for much of the day. But thanks to…
At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, social networking sites are front-and-center, seen by both festival organizers and independent filmmakers as crucial to getting noticed in a crowded field.
Docu "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" kicks off this year's Tribeca Film Festival acquisitions, with Magnolia Pictures gobbling up North American rights to helmer David Gelb's look at a master sushi chef.
This year's Tribeca Film Festival is the 10th, but calling it an "anniversary" might seem insensitive given the tragedy that inspired downtown New York's film community to band together in the first…
Sushi, sports, Shakespeare, social injustice, an Islamic "Spellbound," an Israeli slasher film and a whole lotta shakin' (as in music films) are goin' on at Tribeca, which celebrates its 10th…
"Change or die." That may be the expression that best reflects the Tribeca network of institutions and the shifting landscape that encompasses it.
In search of hot films at Tribeca, acquisitions folks have scoured the lineup, scored screeners and schmoozed filmmakers. But there is a concern among some executives that Tribeca's new distribution…