NowThis Joins Tribeca Film Festival 2019 As Official Media Partner

The #1 News Publisher on Mobile Will Bring Viewers Exclusive Interviews with Top Filmmakers and Talent Across its Digital Channels Throughout the Festival
Company Release
April 25, 2019

NEW YORK (April 25, 2019) - NowThis, the #1 global news brand on mobile, has partnered with the Tribeca Film Festival for the first time as an official media partner. NowThis will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at projects and insights with some of the world’s hottest independent filmmakers and talent. Their coverage will be seen around the world on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and The Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 24, 2019 to May 5, 2019. 

As part of the partnership, NowThis will have a dedicated studio space alongside the Tribeca press rooms at The Roxy Hotel from 9am - 6pm from April 25, 2019 until May 1, 2019 to conduct interviews, produce daily news stories, livestream Tribeca Talks, and more. NowThis will also serve as an exclusive partner and sponsor of the Spotlight Documentary section, which features films including Antoine Fuqua’s What's My Name: Muhammad AliAfter Parkland; Werner Herzog’s Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin, and more. 

Hosts of NowThis’ popular original series “I Have A Question,” Sally Turner and Hunter Lacey, will also interview attending filmmakers and talent, including Viola Davis, Elijah Wood, Simon Pegg and Trixie Mattle, onsite for the show’s new episodes.

About NowThis:
NowThis is the # 1 mobile news publisher in the world. They have a singular mission: to make news engaging and relevant for young adults by humanizing our complicated world. By providing insightful context from a youth perspective, NowThis has revolutionized how news is delivered today. Launched in 2012, NowThis’ entertaining, inspiring and informative videos are created for a mobile generation and receive 2.5 billion monthly views. In December 2016, NowThis joined forces with Thrillist, The Dodo and Seeker to form Group Nine Media. 

About the Tribeca Film Festival:
The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, brings visionaries and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, gaming, music, and online work. With strong roots in independent film, Tribeca is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment. The Festival champions emerging and established voices; discovers award-winning filmmakers and creators; curates innovative experiences; and introduces new technology and ideas through premieres, exhibitions, talks, and live performances.The Festival was founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff in 2001 to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of lower Manhattan following the attacks on the World Trade Center. Now in its 18th year, the Festival has evolved into a destination for creativity that reimagines the cinematic experience and explores how art can unite communities. The 18th annual edition will take place April 24 - May 5, 2019.


April Mellody

Group Nine Media

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Devon Giddon

Group Nine Media

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