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.
While not officially a market, Tribeca has become a magnet for buyers hungry for readymade products
A look at the fest that began as a lower Manhattan relief effort to an annual institution
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…