This week, Chanel and AT&T in collaboration with Tribeca, celebrated the newest filmmakers to hit the big screen.
AT&T & Tribeca launched their newest initiative, Untold Stories: An Inclusive Film Program in Collaboration with Tribeca, to honor inclusivity in filmmaking and to highlight 5 newly emerging filmmakers selected to be apart of the program.
The first recipient of the honor, Faraday Okoro, received $1 million dollars in funding to create his film. Okoro also receives mentorship from seasoned pros of the filmmaking industry, along with guaranteed distribution from AT&T, including DIRECTV NOW.
Seasoned actors, Robert De Niro, Anthony Mackie, and Jussie Smollet came in support of the adventurous new film program.
April 21st, Chanel in collaboration with Tribeca celebrated outstanding female filmmakers at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival with their annual Women’s Filmmaker Luncheon at Odeon in New York City.
At the 2017 Film Festival, more than 51 female directors, in feature film and short stories, came to support the Festival. This is the highest record number of female directors to attend in Festival history.
Many renowned filmmakers and attributors to the filmmaking industry such as Diane Lane, Dianna Agron, Mariska Hargitay, Amy Berg, and Anne Carey attended the Tribeca Film Festival in support of the Festival’s efforts to further advance women in film production.
The luncheon presented the second annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. The new program was created in an effort to support emerging female filmmakers and directors with a one-on-one mentorship and production funds.
“Our voices as women need to be heard loud and clear,” says Executive Chair and Co-Founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, Jane Rosenthal.
On Monday, April 24th, CHANEL hosted the 12th annual celebration for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Artists Program at Balthazar in New York City. Notables included Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower, Bon Jovi, Katie Holmes, Diane Lane, Dianna Agron, Jonah Hill, Harvey Keitel, Ruth Wilson, Rupert Friend, as well as Jane Rosenthal, Craig Hatkoff, Paula Weinstein, Aimee Mullins, Alessandro Nivola, Alessandra Balazs, Alice Eve, Andie MacDowell, Christina Ricci, Colin Jost, Damien Bonnard, Ellar Coltrane, Jane Levy, Jemima Kirke, Josh Lucas, Joy Bryant, Julia Garner, Julia Goldani Telles, Keegan-Michael Key, Kenya Kinski-Jones, Noah Legros, Odessa Young, Peter Fonda, Q-Tip, Rebecca Dayan, Ryan Eggold, Sam Levinson, Zoe Bleu Sidel, Zosia Mamet, Aaron Young, Anh Duong, Andre Balazs, Arden Wohl, Audrey Gelman, Aurel Schmidt, Ava Hawk McDean, Bee Shaffer, Bob Shaye, Caroline von Westenholz, Chiara Clemente, Clara McGregor, Dan Colen, Daniel Arsham, Dree Hemingway, Dylan Brant, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Fabiola Beracasa-Beckman, Gucci Westman & David Neville, Harley Viera Newton, Hugo Guinness, Huma Abedin, India Salvor Menuez, Inez Van Lamsweerde, Ivy Getty, Jennifer Brill, Jeffrey Deitch, Jessica Hart, Jessica Seinfeld, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Laura Love, Laurie Simmons, Laure Heriard Dubreuil, Lauren Santo Domingo, Leigh Lezark, Levi Dylan, Marjorie Gubelmann, Marina Abramovic, Mario Sorrenti, Max Winkler, Marc Hoeferlin, Michael Avedon, Natalya Poniatowski, Nick Broomfield, Olympia Scarry, Pamela Wasserstein, Rachel Chandler & Nate Lowman, Ryan Sullivan, R.H. Quaytman, Stephen Hannock, Stella Schnabel, Stephen Sills, Vanessa Traina, Vinoodh Matadin and Walton Ford. This year CHANEL and Tribeca