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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: FEATURES

A platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment, Tribeca supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performance. Feature films invited to participate in the TFF18 will be shown in the section determined most appropriate by Festival programmers, in their sole discretion. Read the complete rules and regulations.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Feature-length (40 minutes or longer) narrative and documentary films that have not screened publicly in the New York region prior to TFF18. Submitted films cannot have had ANY public screening, broadcast, distribution or exhibition before January 1, 2017.

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 5, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • October 18, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($55 per film)
  • November 22, 2017 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline ($80 per film)
  • December 13, 2017 (6pm ET) – Late Entry Deadline ($110 per film) *available only to those Features (narrative and documentary) completed after the Official Entry deadline and which have not been screened publicly or otherwise distributed anywhere at the time of submission. All feature film submissions must be received by this deadline.
  • April 18 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: SHORTS

A platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment, Tribeca supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performance. Short films invited to participate in TFF18 will be shown in the section determined most appropriate by Festival programmers, in their sole discretion.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Short-length (under 40 minute) narrative, documentary, animated and experimental films that have not screened publicly in the New York region prior to TFF18. Submitted films cannot have had ANY public screening, broadcast, distribution or exhibition before January 1, 2017.Read the complete rules and regulations.

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 5, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • October 18, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($40 per film)
  • December 1, 2017 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline. ($60 per film*) All shorts submissions must be received by this deadline.
  • April 19 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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TRIBECA: TV

Our TV programming features a combination of world premieres and special events, including season sneak peeks and finales, and dynamic conversations with some of the most prolific and creative directors, producers, writers and actors in television. Selected works will be presented to the public at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival (the "TFF18").

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Episodic content including projects created for broadcast television and/or streaming, including pilots and episodes of existing series. All submitted episodes must be 22 minutes or longer in length. Submitted pilots must show the potential for serial growth. Submitted episodes cannot have screened publicly prior to January 1, 2017. All submitted episodes must maintain a North American premiere status at the time of the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival (the "TFF18"). Read the complete rules and regulations.

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 5, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • October 18, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($40 per submission)
  • November 22, 2017 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline. ($60 per submission)
  • December 13, 2017 (6pm ET) – Late Deadline. ($80 per submission) All submissions must be received.
  • April 18 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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TRIBECA IMMERSIVE

Tribeca exhibits immersive projects throughout the festival to showcase new forms and uses of media, highlighting innovation across a variety of platforms. These may range from virtual reality projects to cross-platform films, websites, multi-media installations, games and apps. Submissions will be considered for the Tribeca Storyscapes section and the Virtual Arcade (for mobile and tethered VR projects). Selected works will be presented to the public at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival (the “TFF18”).

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Works may include but are not limited to virtual reality projects, augmented reality projects, web projects, mobile apps, games, multi-media installations and multi-platform works, but in any event, projects must have some sort of interactive element. Linear films will not be accepted. Read the complete rules and regulations

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 5, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • October 18, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($40 per submission)
  • November 22, 2017 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline. ($60 per submission)
  • December 13, 2017 (6pm ET) – Late Deadline. ($80 per submission) All submissions must be received.
  • April 18 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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TRIBECA N.O.W. (NEW ONLINE WORK)

Tribeca N.O.W. is a platform that discovers, highlights, and celebrates New Online Work from storytellers who choose to create and share their work specifically for the online space. Selected projects will be featured on Tribeca's website and screened in official festival venues during the Festival.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Eligible projects include web series; shorts specifically created for the online space; and other episodic content meant for online viewing. Submitted works must have been producer after January 1, 2017. Selected projects must be available for public viewing at the time of the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival (the "TFF18"). Read the complete rules and regulations

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 7, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • October 18, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($40 per project)
  • November 22, 2017 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline. ($60 per project)
  • December 13, 2017 (6pm ET) – Late Deadline. ($80 per submission) All submissions must be received.
  • April 18 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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TRIBECA X AWARD

The Tribeca X Award is a juried award for storytelling supported by a brand recognizing the intersection of advertising and entertainment. The Tribeca X Award is open to all work produced between January 2017 and March 2018 funded with support of a brand in collaboration with artists or filmmakers. The top projects will be highlighted by the Tribeca Film Festival, and a jury will award the winning selection at the Festival.

ELIGIBLE PROJECTS

Eligible projects include scripted and documentary work for film, TV, digital, social, and VR/AR, in both feature or short length that were funded with support of a brand in collaboration with artists or filmmakers. Submitted projects must have a storytelling element; projects that are strictly intended as commercial spots will not be considered. Read the complete rules and regulations

DATES & FEES

  • Mid-March, 2018 - submitters notified of their status
  • September 5, 2017 (10am ET) – Submissions open
  • December 13, 2017 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline ($300 per project)
  • January 12, 2018 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline ($400 per project)
  • February 14, 2018 (6pm ET) – Late Deadline. ($500 per project) All submissions must be received.
  • April 18 – 29, 2018 – 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the "TFF18")
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Questions regarding submissions may be directed to entries@tribecafilmfestival.org