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Future of Film Lunch Series - April 26

Tribeca Talks

Panel Premiere

USA | 90 MINUTES | English |


As successful entrepreneurs and media/internet executives, Andrew Weissman (Co-Founder of Betaworks and Partner at Union Square Ventures) and Jason Hirschhorn (Curator @MediaReDEF) will speak openly about the future of film, exploring the topics of business models, new platforms, distribution, funding trends and our constantly changing media landscape.

James Lawler, independent producer of Don't Let Me Drown and The Lottery and founder of Constellation , and a special guest will discuss the current state of independent filmmaking, their moves into digital technology, and the emerging markets of crowd-sourced theatrical screenings, and data-driven distribution.

*We are sad to report that Ted Hope had to pull out of the event due to a film scheduling conflict.


Open to the public; no ticket required. But click to RSVP to this event and guarantee your seat!

: Lunch will not be served at these events, but 92YTribeca has a terrific café—we invite you to come early or stay late and enjoy lunch while you're downtown. Food is not allowed in the theater.

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Andrew Weissman

Jason Hirschhorn

Jason Hirschhorn

Jason Hirschhorn is an entrepreneur most comfortable at the intersection between entertainment and technology. He was formerly CEO of his first venture, Mischief New Media, Chief Digital Officer of MTV Networks, President of Sling Media and most recently Co-President of MySpace. Jason is also an investor in Howcast, Buzz Media, 5 to 1 and other startups. You can follow him on Twitter @JasonHirschhorn or via his widely read Media ReDEFined newsletter (@MediaReDEF).


Chris Dorr
Dorr Consulting