Tribeca 2024: Spielberg, Scorsese, De Niro set to Enlighten Audiences

The much-awaited annual Tribeca Festival is back! Scheduled to take place June 5-16 in iconic New York City, the festival promises a blend of celebrated guests and animated conversations. The highlight of the festival is an impressive gamut of giants from the film industry – Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and Kevin Bacon.

A Stellar Lineup Awaits

The movies ‘Mean Streets’ and ‘The Sugarland Express’ will be celebrating their 50th anniversaries at the festival. A stimulating discussion involving revered personalities from these cult classics such as Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and rapper Nas is eagerly anticipated. On top of that, an engaging talk with Kevin Bacon, in honor of the 40th anniversary of ‘Footloose’, adds to the excitement.

The Art of Storytelling

The Storytellers Series, a renowned segment of the festival, will cast the spotlight on accomplished individuals from diverse corners of the arts. ‘Succession’ actor Kieran Culkin, ‘Scandal’ actress Kerry Washington, and ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’ director Judd Apatow are notable examples. Additionally, figures from the world of music and writing, like Michael Stipe of R.E.M., Jon Batiste, and Marcus J. Moore, are set to engage audiences with their wisdom and experience.

Recognizing the Craft of Directing

In the Director’s Series, Gus Van Sant, best known for ‘Good Will Hunting’, will discuss his illustrious career and recent collaborative endeavors. His recent work with art dealer and filmmaker Vito Schnabel on the FX series ‘Feud: Capote vs the Swans’, created by Ryan Murphy, will be a focal point.

Salute to The Sopranos

The festival will also take the opportunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the much-loved HBO drama series, ‘The Sopranos’. The world premiere of the documentary ‘Wise Guy David Chase and The Sopranos’, directed by Alex Gibney, will take place here. Appearances from series creator David Chase, executive producer Terence Winter, and a roster of series stars will add fervor to the event.

An Array of Screenings

Tribeca Festival is also the venue for various enticing premieres and screenings. The animated musical ‘Interstella 5555: The 5tory Of The 5ecret 5tar 5ystem’, will be premiered based on Daft Punk’s album Discovery, restored in 4K. Moreover, a newly restored 70mm version of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘North by Northwest’ is set for a screening.

Other features include ‘AlphaGo’, a selection from 2017, marking the commencement of the team’s 2024 follow-up, ‘The Thinking Game’. A comprehensive list of the Storytellers lineup and detailed schedules is available on the official Tribeca website.

The 2024 Tribeca Festival aims to ignite profound dialogue while celebrating the diversity and creativity of storytelling. It offers an experience of stimulating conversations led by established cinema stalwarts and emerging talents. The event is significant in sparking dialogue about storytelling techniques, film-making technologies, and the constantly evolving landscape of the film industry.

For more details, visit Project Casting Blog on


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here