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Laura Checkoway’s ‘Alt Shift Life’ portrays hope and opportunity in the modern job market

Alt Shift Life, a new film from ServiceNow and Tribeca Studios, presents a timely narrative, delving into the impact of AI. Rather than evoking fear as some portrayals of AI do, this film offers a perspective of hope for individuals navigating the competitive landscape, illustrating how ServiceNow’s RiseUp program gives anyone the skills to develop…


Tribeca featured in Forbes Magazine

Tribeca Festival was just featured in Forbes in an article about how we help create an ecosystem for independent creators. Jacqueline Schneider writes, “Funding is essential to not only the development of a project but the life it gets after being created–to market, publicize and travel to film festival competitions. Through creative brand partnerships, Tribeca…


Submissions Close for 7th Year of AT&T: Untold Stories

Now on it’s seventh year, Untold Stories is a multi-year, multi-tier alliance between AT&T and Tribeca Festival that awards $1 million dollars, mentorship, and comprehensive support to systemically underrepresented filmmakers to produce their films. At the 2024 Tribeca Festival, 5 new talented and diverse filmmaking teams will pitch their original feature scripted film projects to…


Queen Collective Film Gaps Nominated for NAACP Image Award

Directed by Jenn Shaw, the Queen Collective short film GAPS follows an imaginative pre-teen at an emotional crossroads between keeping her gapped front teeth or risking it all for the seemingly “perfect” smile. The project is the first Scripted project to be supported by the Queen Collective, a P&G, Flavor Unit and Tribeca Studios initiative…


Through Her Lens Alumni A.V. Rockwell Wins Breakthrough Director Award at 33rd Gotham Awards for A Thousand and One

A.V. Rockwell participated in the Chanel x Tribeca Through Her Lens program in 2016 and won the production prize to produce her short film Feathers (which is available to stream on The Criterion Channel.) Her first feature film A Thousand and One won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance this year! The film got a…


Bone Black: Midwives vs. The South Wins at New Orleans Film Festival

The Queen Collective documentary short, directed by Imani Dennison took home two awards at New Orleans Film Festival – Best Documentary Short and Best Louisiana Short. The Best Documentary Short award is the project’s second Oscar Qualifying award after the project won Best Documentary Short at Blackstar Film Festival. 


Get $1,000,000 To Produce Your Untold Stories

AT&T Presents: Untold Stories is known for supporting diverse storytelling and connecting rising, historically underrepresented filmmakers to greater possibilities by empowering them with the necessary resources they need to bring their unique stories to life. Aspiring filmmakers, the upcoming 2024 AT&T Presents: Untold Stories program is now open for submissions until February 6, offering you…


“Closing Dynasty” Continues Festival Winning Streak

Future Gold Filmmaker Fellowship Project CLOSING DYNASTY by director Lloyd Choi wins Best Live Action Short at AFI Fest. The accolade marks the project’s fourth big festival award after winning at Berlinale, SXSW, and Palm Springs International Film Festival.  


COLOR BOOK Takes Home the Top Prize at AT&T and Tribeca’s Untold Stories Filmmakers Event

At this year’s AT&T Untold Stories event, writer/director David Fortune and producer Kiah Clingman won one million dollars to make their feature film COLOR BOOK. They competed with four other finalists who each received $15,000 grants of their own: David Fortune, Maria Mealla, Miguel Angel Caballero, Moon Molson and Selyna Warren and Marissa Read. Congratulations to everyone selected…


Tribeca Included in Business Insider’s List of Production Companies Making the Best Brand Films

Tribeca Studios is recognized as a company making brand films and content that gain traction from top streaming platforms and partners. Read more about it in this feature.


Shots Covers ServiceNow “One Good Reason”

“One Good Reason,” a twenty-five minute film produced by Tribeca Studios for ServiceNow, had its premiere at the Tribeca Festival last month. The moving short film was featured in Shots, calling it “poignant [and] lovely.” You can watch the entire film and read more at


ServiceNow “One Good Reason” in Variety

“One Good Reason,” produced by Tribeca Studios for ServiceNow, tells the story of one Ukrainian family trying to create a fresh start in rural Wisconsin. The trailer has been unveiled in an exclusive with Variety magazine ahead of its premiere at the festival this month.


‘Smoking Tigers’ Filmmakers on Going From Untold Stories to Tribeca Competition

Writer-director So Young Shelly Yo and producer Guo Guo talk about how the financing and support they got from the New York festival’s annual opportunity for storytellers from underrepresented backgrounds helped them finish their feature film. So Young Shelly Yo and Guo Guo sit down with The Hollywood Reporter to discuss their journey from winning…


CLOSING DYNASTY, Future Gold Film Fellowship Alum, wins audience award at SXSW

CLOSING DYNASTY had its North American premiere at SXSW where it won the Audience Award for the Narrative Shorts Competition. The film was directed by Lloyd Lee Choi, Produced by Jonathan Hsu and stars Milinka Winata.


Queen Latifah On the Impact of Queen Collective in Variety

“Queen Latifah on Diversity in Storytelling: ‘I Don’t Know What Everybody’s So Afraid of’” By Mackenzie Nichols Three aspiring filmmakers couldn’t contain their enthusiasm when Queen Latifah entered Tribeca Studios in lower Manhattan on Wednesday to mark the kickoff of talent development initiative The Queen Collective. When Latifah greeted the trio, they jumped from their seats to give…


Netflix Future Gold Fellowship Film CLOSING DYNASTY Wins at Berlinale

CLOSING DYNASTY, a film created through the Gold House, Netflix, Tribeca Studios partnership Future Gold Film Fellowship was celebrated at Berlinale for winning the Crystal Bear for Best Short in the Generation KPlus category. Directed by Lloyd Lee Choi and produced by Jonathan Hsu, CLOSING DYNASTY follows a 7 year-old girl Queenie as she hustles…


Queen Collective Season 4 Launches on BET During NAACP Weekend

BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), announced the season four debut of “Queen Collective” – a series of short films told by women and non-binary filmmakers of color. The Queen Collective is Procter & Gamble’s signature talent and content development initiative created in partnership with GRAMMY®, Emmy and Golden Globe®-winning…


Chanel Through Her Lens alum A.V. Rockwell Wins Sundance

Rockwell’s first feature film A THOUSAND AND ONE won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Scripted Feature at Sundance Festival 2023. A.V. is a Tribeca Studios alum through her short FEATHERS was made through the Chanel Through Her Lens program and went on to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and was picked up by…


Doordash Beyond the Dash Honored with Three Entertainment Clio Shortlists

Beyond the Dash project ALIEN (THE OTHER) written by dasher Özgür Seyben and directed by Patricia Riggen premiered at Tribeca Festival 2022. Özgür’s script was chosen out of a pool of scripts written by Dashers to be produced as part of the Beyond the Dash program. DoorDash created the Beyond the Dash program to help…


Queen Collective’s TEAM DREAM Wins Best Short Documentary at TIDE Film Festival

Luchina Fisher’s film TEAM DREAM has been recognized TIDE Film Festival Best Documentary Award went to Queen Collective Year 4 project TEAM DREAM, directed by Luchina Fisher. The programming TIDE Film Festival takes place in Brooklyn and aims to unite directors, producers and writers of color with audiences across communities to highlight and celebrate stories…

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Queen Collective documentary TEAM DREAM premieres at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

TEAM DREAM, the first project released from Season 4 of the Queen Collective program premiered at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival. The film was directed and produced by Luchina Fisher, an award-winning director, writer, and producer whose work is at the intersection of race, gender and identity. Fisher’s film follows Ann and Madeline who…

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Brand and Production Leader Sandra Nam joins Tribeca Studios as VP

Tribeca Enterprises has tapped production and creative leader Sandra Nam as VP of Tribeca Studios. In her new role, Nam will be responsible for leading day-to-day operations and growing the business. She begins this week. Additionally, m ss ng p eces managing partners Kate Oppenheim, Brian Latt and Ari Kuschnir have been given expanded roles as…