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Tribeca Film Institute Announces Virtual TFI Network Participants – Variety



Tribeca Movie Institute introduced on Thursday the 43 tasks that can take part on this yr’s TFI Community movie market, to be held just about as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

A conventional TFI Community three-day occasion would see rising filmmakers and creators from throughout the globe coming collectively in New York Metropolis to embark on a day of pitch prep and business roundtables, together with two days of particular person conferences with professionals throughout the Tribeca Movie Competition, which has additionally moved a few of its programming on-line. This yr, TFI Community, offered by AT&T, will transfer on-line from April 27 by way of Could 1. Previous to TFI Community, filmmakers will attend “Prep Week” from April 21 by way of April 23, which incorporates on-line pitch coaching periods with mentors. This yr’s 43 winners embody scripted tasks, documentaries and interactive tasks.

“TFI stays devoted to creating alternatives for unbiased artists with out compromising their well being or security,” Tribeca Movie Institute government director Amy Passion stated in a press release. “The exceptional agility of our workforce allowed us to shortly pivot this three-day in-person program to an exceptionally strong digital occasion, so even by way of these extraordinary circumstances, we’ll proceed to attach rising expertise with the instruments they should take their tasks to the subsequent degree.”

Workforce attendees for TFI Community embody 2020 Tribeca All Entry and Sloan Filmmaker Fund grantees. Groups from fests throughout the globe, just like the Chicago Worldwide Movie Competition, Arab Fund for Arts and Tradition, DocsMX — a documentary movie pageant in Mexico Metropolis — and Los Cabos Worldwide Movie Competition, may even take part.

Listed here are the tasks chosen for the TFI Community:

Tasks – Scripted

“All Filth Roads Style of Salt” (USA)
Director, Screenwriter, Producer: Raven Jackson
Producer: Maria Altamirano

“American 11” (USA)
Director, Co-Screenwriter: Shayain Lakhani
Producers: Darren Dean, Liz Kraushaar
Co-Screenwriter, Editor: Devon Solwold

“Los Caidos” (Cuba)
In collaboration with EICTV Nuevas Miradas (Cuba)
Director: Damián Sainz Edwards
Producer: Viana González

“Charcuterie” (USA)
Director: Reagan Gomez
Screenwriter: Chris Courtney Martin
Producers: Sandra Leviton, Rachel Liu, & Chris Courtney Martin

“Costa Brava Lebanon” (Lebanon)
In collaboration with Beirut Cinema Platform
Director: Mounia Akl
Co-Screenwriter: Clara Roquet
Producers: Myriam Sassine & Georges Schoucair

“Hearth.W*rks In Liberty Sq. (USA)
In collaboration with the New Orleans Movie Society
Director, Screenwriter: Faren Humes

“Fly Woman” (USA)
Director: Angela Chen
Screenwriter: Christine Hoang
Producer: Summer season Yang

“Golden” (Philippines)
In collaboration with Luang Prabang Expertise Lab
Director: JP Habac
Producers: Daphne O. Chiu & Omar Sortijas

“Johnny Loves Dolores” (USA)
Director, Screenwriter, Producer: Clarissa de los Reyes
Producer: Cecilia R. Mejia

“Susceptible to Wander” (USA)
Director, Screenwriter: Maggie Briggs
Producer: Amanda Freedman

“Sharshaf” (Egypt/Saudi Arabia)
In collaboration with the Crimson Sea Worldwide Movie Competition
Director: Hind Malfe Alfahhad
Screenwriter: Hana Abdullah Alomair
Producer: Talal Ayel Alharbi.

“Three Hours” (USA)
In collaboration with Chicago Worldwide Movie Competition
Director, Screenwriter: Aemilia Scott
Producer: Holli Hopkins McGinley

Tasks – Documentary

“Bitterbrush” (USA)
Director, Producer: Emelie Madhavian
Producer: Su Kim

“Captains of Za’atari” (Egypt)
In Collaboration with Beirut Cinema Platform
Director/Producer: Ali El-Arabi
Producers: Aya Dowara & Amjad Abu Alala

“Frank Bey: You’re Going to Miss Me” (USA)
Director: Marie Hinson
Producer: Trevite Willis
Govt Producer: Thomas Dwyer

“Free Selda” (Turkey)
In Collaboration with Shut-Up Discussion board
Director/Producer: Amber Isbilen
Govt Producer: Leyla Hamedi
Co-Producer: Martina Haubrich
Affiliate Producer: Neslihan Oksay

“Gross Nationwide Happiness” (Bhutan)
In Collaboration with Docedge Kolkata – Asian Discussion board for Documentary
Administrators: Arun Bhattarai & Dorottya Zurbo
Producer: Noémi Veronika Szakonyi

“Henri: The Final Pirate” (Chile)
In Collaboration with SANFIC (Santiago Worldwide Movie Competition)
Director: Julián Fernández Prieto
Producer: Dominique Rammsy Sánchez

“Language of Alternative” (USA/India)
In Collaboration with Kartemquin Movies – Numerous Voices in Documentary
Director/Producer: Anuradha Rana

“As soon as I Left to Change into Maria” (Mexico)
In Collaboration with DocsMX (Documentary Movie Competition in Mexico Metropolis)
Director: Sofía Castellanos
Producer: Eduardo Esquivel

“Pornomelancholia” (Argentina/Mexico)
In Collaboration with Los Cabos Worldwide Movie Competition
Director: Manuel Abramovich
Producer: Rachel Daisy Ellis, David Hurst, Gema Juárez Allen, & Martha Orozco

“The Street is a Crimson Thread” (Mexico)
In Collaboration with FICG (Guadalajara Worldwide Movie Competition)
Director: Melissa Elizondo Moreno
Producer: Érika Mercado Sánchez

Tasks – Interactive

“Constructed Recollections” (USA)
Creators: Patricia Antelles and Melinda Hess

“Desires of the Jaguar’s Daughter” (Mexico/USA)
Creators: Alfredo Salazar-Caro, Prashast Thapan
Producer: Michaela Holland

“The Best Wait” (Palestine/Canada)
Creators: Razan AlSalah, Ali Kays
Producers: Emilie Dudognon, Ghassan Fayad, Momchil Alexiev

“The Monuments Challenge” (USA)
Creators: Glenn Cantave, Idris Brewster, Micah Milner

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