Documentary festival programing and the changing doc landscape is discussed with Ryan Harrington of the Tribeca Film Institute. We discuss how filmmakers can get involved in festivals, the evolution of Tribeca, what makes a great doc and where films and festivals are going in this BYOD interview from the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. GUEST INFO:Ryan Harrington is the Director of Documentary Programming at the Tribeca Film Institute where he oversees all of their documentary filmmaker funds, while developing other initiatives and programs that support non-fiction filmmaking. Recent TFI successes include GIVE UP TOMORROW, IF A TREE FALLS, THE OATH, ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE, MARATHON BOY and DONOR UNKNOWN. Previously, Harrington managed production for A&E IndieFilms. Throughout his tenure there he championed the Oscar-nominated films MURBERBALL and JESUS CAMP; and the Sundance hits MY KID COULD PAINT THAT and AMERICAN TEEN. ADD'L LINKS: tribecafilminstitute.org/ thelip.tv/show/byod-bring-your-own-doc/ BYOD Full Episodes Playlist: www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSDYX-33wi8&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGdZbrANmO6kYPy8IQC0GiN_ BYOD Short Clips Playlist: www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmfc65JXksY&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeu2DCf6Ouo7hTsA5QB2MAL&index=1 www.youtube.com/theliptv www.facebook.com/BYODOC?directed_target_id=0 www.facebook.com/thelip.tv?ref=hl EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:01 Introducing Ryan Harrington. 00:50 T.F.I., and the non-profit arm of the Tribeca Film Fest. 04:02 Meeting of the minds for Tribeca. 05:30 The growth of Tribeca Film Festival, and virtual life. 08:58 Technology and documentary. 11:14 What makes a great documentary? 13:35 How to show at Tribeca and support the organization.