Twenty Three Columbia Filmmakers Head to Tribeca Film Festival 2019

March 19, 2019

Tribeca Film Festival

Columbia University continues to have a strong presence at prestigious film festivals this year. Twenty three Columbia alumni, faculty, and current students including writers, directors, producers, actors, cinematographers, and post-supervisors, will showcase at this year’s Tribeca film festival which runs April 24–May 26.


The complete list of filmmakers showing at the festival is below.


US Narrative Competition



Lara Jean Gallagher '14, Writer, Director


Low Tide

Kevin McMullin '14, Writer, Director


The Short History Of The Long Road

Bettina Kadoorie '17, Co-Producer


Initials SG

Rania Attieh, Adjunct Faculty, Writer, Director



Tribeca Critics’ Week



James Schamus, Faculty, Co-Producer

Mark Sean Haynes '17, Post Supervisor

Alex Peace '17, Production Supervisor



Spotlight Narrative


Lost Transmissions

Katherine O’Brien '12, Director, Writer



Tanya Wexler '95, Director



Spotlight Documentary



Frederic Tcheng '07, Writer, Director

Jennifer Grausman, '05, Consulting Producer



International Narrative Competition


House Of Hummingbird

Bora Kim '11, Writer, Director

Elliot Colin '12, Co-Editor





Lucky Grandma

Jessica Daniels ‘07, Casting Director

Kristin Frost ‘16, Production Supervisor



Shorts Program


Framing Agnes

Brooke Sebold '12, Co-Producer, Editor


Hook Up 2.0

Marie Jamora ’05, Co-Producer


Night Swim

Victoria Rivera, Current Student, Co-Writer, Director

Neda Jebelli, Current Student, Co-Writer

Camilla Zavalla, Current Student, Producer


St. Louis Superman

Smriti Mundhra ‘09, Co-Director

Sami Khan ‘09, Co-Director