Comcast and Tribeca Film Bring Xfinity TV Customers Special Access to 11th Annual Tribeca Film Festival

Starting April 17, Comcast’s Xfinity TV and Tribeca Film will bring

Xfinity TV customers access to the 11th Annual Tribeca Film

Festival on Xfinity On Demand and

This across-screen offering includes three films available before they

make their debut at the Tribeca Film Festival: Death of a Superhero,

The Giant Mechanical Man and

Sleepless Night; along

with additional current and past Festival films and special

behind-the-scenes extras.

“For our customers that aren’t located in an area that has art houses or

screenings of indie films, this is a great way to experience a

world-class indie film festival like Tribeca,” said Maggie McLean

Suniewick, Vice President, Video Services, Comcast Cable. “Our Xfinity

On Demand and platforms give filmmakers access to millions

of homes that they may not have reached otherwise and we are committed

to working with filmmakers and festivals to help broaden the

distribution of these films and to bring the best festival experiences

and indie films to our customers.”

“Our goal is to bring the festival experience to audiences at home,”

said Geoff Gilmore, Chief Creative Officer of Tribeca Enterprises.

“Through Comcast, Tribeca Film On Demand is able to help independent

filmmakers find audiences for these exceptional films, and we are

excited to once again offer a unique festival VOD experience.”

Highlights from the 11th Annual Tribeca Film Festival on

Xfinity On Demand and, and include:

In addition, Xfinity TV’s Indie

Film Club will also bring customers behind-the-scenes extras from

many of the films above; as well as House of Steinbrenner, a film

by two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple that explores the

controversial legacy of George Steinbrenner; in addition to hundreds of

indie films from top providers, editors’ picks, live chats and


About Comcast Cable

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) (

is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information

and communications products and services. Comcast is principally

involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in

the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news,

sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal.

Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet

and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is

the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates

entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast

networks, local television station groups, television production

operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.

About Tribeca Film

Tribeca Film is a comprehensive distribution initiative from Tribeca

Enterprises dedicated to acquiring and marketing independent films

across multiple platforms including on-demand, theatrical and home

video. Launched in 2010, with strong support from Founding Partner

American Express, Tribeca Film will provide independent filmmakers with

an integrated national marketing and distribution platform to reach