2023 edition of the Tribeca Festival .... - AmNews Curtain Raiser


Thursday, June 1, 2023

2023 edition of the Tribeca Festival ....


The 2023 edition of the Tribeca Festival has recently unveiled its distinguished jury members, who will have the task of selecting the winning projects in various sections of the festival, including film, immersive experiences, games, and audio storytelling. The festival brings together a remarkable lineup of directors, writers, actors, producers, and cultural leaders, shining a spotlight on the vibrant city of New York.

Among the notable jury members are Brendan Fraser, an Oscar winner for his role in "The Whale," and Stephanie Hsu, an Oscar nominee known for her work in "Everything Everywhere All at Once." The A-list talent in the jury includes acclaimed actors such as Zoey Deutch from "The Politician," Dianna Agron from "Glee," Zazie Beetz from "Atlanta," Kate Siegel from "Hush," Nina Dobrev from "The Vampire Diaries," Piper Perabo from "Covert Affairs," Noah Centineo from "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," and Chloë Grace Moretz from "Kick-Ass." The jury also features Chance the Rapper, playwright and screenwriter Jeremy O. Harris, and accomplished filmmakers like Andrew Ahn, Mark Duplass, Stephen Kay, and Clea DuVall.

The Tribeca Festival encompasses 15 competition categories, and the jury will have the honor of recognizing exceptional storytellers and creators with artistic awards. Furthermore, the festival will present the Nora Ephron Award, an esteemed accolade created to celebrate the visionary spirit of the legendary filmmaker and writer behind iconic works such as "Sleepless in Seattle" and "When Harry Met Sally."

Nancy Lefkowitz, the executive vice president of artist relations and special events at the Tribeca Festival, expressed her excitement about the announcement of the jury, emphasizing the diversity of perspectives and experiences represented across all verticals, which mirror the multitude of voices showcased in this year's program.

With over 58 industry leaders participating as jurors, the festival aims to acknowledge excellence in various categories, including feature-length and short films in both narrative and documentary formats, as well as immersive experiences in the Storyscapes section. Additionally, a dedicated jury has been established to recognize outstanding achievements in the realm of gaming and honor submissions in Tribeca's audio storytelling category. The eagerly anticipated ceremony for the Tribeca Festival will take place on June 15th, where the winners in each category, including films, projects, filmmakers, storytellers, and actors, will be revealed, further enhancing the cultural and artistic fabric of the dynamic city of New York.

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