Tribeca Film Festival

A 19-year-old star hits back at body-shamers who called her a 'fat hooker’ at age 13

• <b>Ariel Winter has come quite a long way on her journey to body positivity.</b>• <b><br>The star told Us Weekly that being called a "hooker" and "slut" when she was 13 impacted her self-esteem.</b>• <b><br>She has since become self-confident and embraces body positivity.</b>• <b><br>These days, the actress always has the perfect response</b> …

Ariel Winter

Medical records request dispute in Weinstein case resolved

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for the actress Paz de la Huerta (HWEHR'-tah) says an issue with a request for medical records in the Harvey Weinstein investigation has been resolved.<p>Attorneys had filed a motion last week saying the Manhattan district attorney's subpoena was too broad. It sought all …

Entertainment

With New Service 'Drip,' Kickstarter Aims to Make Filmmaking More Sustainable

Kickstarter’s new tool allows creators to fund and build community around their ongoing projects.<p>"Kickstarter is for projects; Drip is for …

Filmmaking

Jimmy Fallon holds back tears while paying tribute to his mother on ‘The Tonight Show’

Filed under: Entertainment, TV, Late Night<p>Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to his late mother on Monday night’s episode of “The Tonight Show,” the first new episode to air since she died on Nov. 4.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Jimmy Fallon

The Top 8 Live Video Broadcasters You Need To Follow

Watch these to learn the art of going live online.<p>Live video gives content urgency, interaction and a level of engagement that marketers just can’t obtain any other way. To make the most of the new format, it’s worth seeing how some leaders are creating original content and setting a standard for …

Prince William Says He's 'Angry' Following Shocking Deaths of Wildlife Rangers by Poachers

Prince William is speaking out about the shocking deaths of rangers trying to protect the lives of elephants, rhinos and other endangered …

Royal Family

Gravitas Ventures Takes U.S. Rights to Greek Drama ‘Son of Sofia’ (EXCLUSIVE)

ROME – L.A.-based distributor Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to Greek writer-director Elina Psykou’s coming-of-age drama “Son …

Documentaries

Gravitas Buys Martin Landau’s Final Movie ‘Abe’s Last Poker Game’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to “Abe’s Last Poker Game,” starring the late Martin Landau in his final film along with Paul …

Documentaries

Freestyle Digital Nabs Domenica Cameron-Scorsese’s ‘Almost Paris’ – AFM | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, has secured the North American …

Hollywood

The woman who defied Italian tradition by refusing to marry her rapist

Franca Viola says 'No'<p>The woman who stood up to centuries of tradition<p>Last month, actress and director Asia Argento voiced her disgust with criticism …

Amid Weinstein Scandal, Is There Enough Nuance In Our Sexual Harassment Conversations?

Cathy Young, a contributing editor at Reason, wonders if the scandal's resultant domino effect might go too far and end up creating a backlash.

Harvey Weinstein

VR and the Power of Immersion at Tribeca Film Festival 2017

Cheddar spoke with multiple VR filmmakers at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017 in New York.

CBS Developing ‘True Conviction’ Based On Documentary | Deadline

The Seth Gordon-produced documentary <i>True Conviction</i>, which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, is being adapted for television.<p>CBS is …

TV

MK2: Indya Moore, McCaul Lombardi to Topline ‘Port Authority;’ MK2 Unveils Teaser

Indya Moore and McCaul Lombardi are set to topline Danielle Lessovitz’s “Port Authority,” a transgender love story set in New York’s underground …

Exclusive: Watch The Trailer For Blame

Meet the latest film to take on <i>The Crucible: Blame,</i> a movie about teenage sexuality, and the damage it can cause. The movie follows Abigail (Quinn …

Universal Music & Within Pact To Develop AR, VR Music Experiences | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Universal Music Group and virtual reality company Within today announced they would work together to create and develop augmented and …

Entertainment Industry

Roger Stone Banned From Twitter After Threatening CNN Anchors

Although Stone's account is gone, some of his tweets were embedded by news outlets in stories, so the text remains.<p>Roger Stone has been banned from …

Donald Trump

I Lived Like a Celeb at the Cannes Film Festival

Call it glitz, call it glamour, call it good ol’ razzle-dazzle, but there’s nothing quite like film festival star power. Each fest—be it Sundance’s charmingly undone snowstorm-ready attire, Tribeca’s city-ready cool, or Venice’s sweeping gowns—begets a new bona fide red-carpet <i>moment</i>. And every …

Keith Urban

Riverdale parents are the worst

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: Actor Mark Consuelos attends the 'All We Had' Premiere during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC John Zuccotti Theater …

Entertainment

Gimmick or game-changer: is virtual reality the future of film?

Proponents of VR insist this time, it is different, and the format is likely to succeed because it fully immerses viewers in the imaginary environment<p>…

Virtual Reality

Micro-Influencers Have Taken Over Social Media Marketing: Here's How

Influencer marketing has come a long way in just a few short years. From the beginning when behind-the-scenes deals were made with giant media stars to the mainstream influencer marketing deals of today, no marketing campaign is complete without tapping influencers to help spread the word. The …

Social Media Marketing

Tarantino knew of Weinstein misconduct, regrets not doing more

Quentin Tarantino speaks onstage during the panel for the "Reservoir Dogs" Screening during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2017 in New York …

News (South Africa)

9 ways to make working with your friends the best

Set boundaries, communicate and don’t play favorites – or office BFFs risk crossing frenemy lines.<p>Going into business with your friend can be the …

Money

Olivia Wilde on Being an Empowered Woman in Film

Olivia Wilde, Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen and more came out for the Chanel and Tribeca Film "Through Her Lens" luncheon.<p>“I want you to get mad. …

Olivia Wilde

BOLO: Tom Hanks and Arnold Schwarzenegger are headed to D.C.

Two Hollywood heavyweights will be tooling around the District this week: Everyone’s favorite everyman Tom Hanks and the hunk formerly known as California’s governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.<p>On Thursday, Schwarzenegger is being honored for his “extraordinary contributions to volunteering and service” …

Lifestyle

Tribeca Film Festival Co-Founder Jane Rosenthal Asks Industry Women to ‘Commit to Mentoring the Next Generation’

As the industry grapples with ongoing claims of sexual harassment and abuse, the veteran producer and executive offers words of wisdom and hope.<p>Jane …

Entertainment

Once a fixture of downtown New York, Weinstein is now a ghost amid scandal

Harvey Weinstein had an array of haunts he frequented for years before he was accused by over a dozen women of making unwanted sexual advances<p>The atmosphere in the Tribeca Grill was convivial. The mix of diners came from finance, film, media consulting or marketing, with a smattering of …

Robert DeNiro

Some victims stayed friends with Harvey Weinstein. I did the same with my rapist. Here’s why.

Rapists who are powerful in their field use favors and guilt to silence victims.<p>“That’s it. That’s what they’ll bury her for,” was the first thing I thought.<p>I was reading Ronan Farrow’s excellent New Yorker article on Harvey Weinstein’s alleged history of rape and sexual harassment, when I got to …

Women's News

Tribeca Women’s Filmmaker Program Names 2017 Participants | Deadline

The third annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program has selected five female filmmakers to receive project support, and …

Short Films

How will we face being defeated by machines?

A documentary about DeepMind’s AlphaGo program shows champion Go player Lee Se-dol challenging his AI nemesis, posing questions for the rest of us<p>What can we learn from losing?<p>That’s the question at the heart of the documentary <i>AlphaGo</i>, about an AI program designed to play the ancient Chinese board …

Artificial Intelligence