Press registration and badge pickup begins Friday, April 14th from Noon – 5:00 PM.

TFF Press Lounge Spring Studios, 50 Varick Street, Second floor.
Accessible to all press badge holders Press Department.

Press Registration & Lounge Hours
April 14–18 | 12pm–5pm
April 19–29 | 8:30am–6pm
April 30 | 10am–3pm

The Tribeca Press Lounge is the primary destination for media throughout the Festival and one of the main locations to conduct interviews and business. Our services include access to computers, internet, and Tribeca and film press releases and materials. Our Press Department staff is on hand to assist with interview requests and provide up-to-date information on press screenings, events, press conferences, and roundtables. Check in daily for current screening and event information.The Press Department will provide any schedule changes that may have occurred overnight.

Interview Spaces
The Smyth, a Thompson Hotel (85 West Broadway): The Festival offers complimentary space that can be reserved by the films to conduct interviews. Many TFF films will hold media days and conduct interviews here.

Red Carpet & Photo Calls
The Festival hosts arrival media opportunities for filmmakers and cast members who are in town for the premiere of their films. Daily media advisories will be issued with details on these premieres, arrivals, and other events. All media must contact Chellsy Costello ( to request access to cover these opportunities. The Festival will do its best to honor all requests. However, space is limited, and occasionally requests may be denied.