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Lost, an Oculus Story Studio Experience
What you need to know: Techcrunch profiled Lost, an immersive virtual reality experience that places you in the forest with an unusual guest. The Oculus Story Studio has been playing around with the narratological potential of viritual reality since its inception, but this venture in genre film innovates horror tropes for the VR world. Festival-goers can experience Lost themselves on Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25 at Spring Studios - get your Spring Pass here.
Tribeca says: An insider tip - try Lost sitting down.
Get to Know the TFF Jury
What you need to know: We recently announced the jurors involved in this year's festival, including returning favorites like Whoopi Goldberg and newcomers like Cobie Smulders. Check out the other talented industry professionals who will be lending their expertise to evaluating the promising films from this year's program.
Tribeca says: Required reading for anyone who's ever been curious about the prize awarding process.
Film For All
What you need to know: If you haven't heard yet, you can attend select TFF screenings for free on Friday, April 25th by reserving your tickets at a local AT&T store. Each person can reserve two tickets to any of the 35 films scheduled for that day, some featured from this year's slate, some best hits from past years. Locations in all boroughs will be participating - check out the full list here.
Tribeca says: More details about Film for All are available here.
Jen Chung's TFF Picks
What you need to know: Gothamist co-founder and cinephile Jen Chung offers her pick of favorites from this year's Tribeca Talks program, including conversations with Amy Schumer, Courtney Love, and Christopher Nolan. This click-through slideshow piece takes you through all her picks, the most promising aspect of the event, and can help you organize your own schedule based on your interests.
Tribeca says: A helpful guide to those who have trouble with decisions.