Start spreadin’ the news… Darrien’s back from New York, New York and the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. She’ll share her war stories with a full recap soon, but in the meantime take a look at the diverse award winners from this year’s fest.

And be sure to also browse the photos from the Tribeca Cast Party, our annual bowling extravaganza co-hosted with SAG-AFTRA.


Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Winners:

World Narrative Competition

  • The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature: Virgin Mountain
  • Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film: Hannah Murray, Bridgend
  • Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film: Gunnar Jónsson, Virgin Mountain
  • Best Cinematography: Magnus Jønck, Bridgend
  • Best Screenplay: Dagur Kári, Virgin Mountain
  • Best Narrative Editing: Oliver Bugge Coutté, Bridgend

World Documentary Competition

  • Best Documentary Feature: Democrats
  • Best Documentary Editing: Valerio Bonelli, Palio

Best New Director Competition

  • Best New Narrative Director: Zachary Treitz, Men Go To Battle
  • Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award: Ewan McNicol and Anna Sandilands, Uncertain

The Nora Ephron Prize

Short Film Competition

Audience Awards

Congrats to this year’s winners!


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