Quick Look: Tribeca Shortlist bills itself as "a premium subscription video on demand service with a mission to bring discerning movie lovers a new streaming destination – powered by human curators – for discovering and enjoying great films."
Tribeca Shortlist features hand-picked films that are recommended by popular actors, directors, and industry insiders. Included are titles from major studios and independents, as well as foreign films and documentaries. Tribeca Shortlist claims to change about a third of the movies every month.
Tribeca Shortlist movies are available in the typical genres:
- Award Winning
- Science Fiction/Fantasy
Some of the hundreds of available movie titles include "The Karate Kid", "Terminator", "Chocolat", "Clerks", "Easy Rider" and many more. The channel also offers a feature called "Shortlists" which consists of movie recommendations from the personalities that include Martha Stewart, Alec Baldwin, and Morgan Spurlock.
All of the films are commercial-free and can be viewed on Amazon Fire TV and iPhone in addition to Roku.
The channel does not allow you to browse the library, but it does show a promo video for the VOD service if you click on the "Learn More" button on the main menu. You can subscribe to Tribeca Shortlist through the Roku channel, or login if you are already a subscriber
-- Information is current as of December 17, 2015
Developer's Channel Description:Tribeca Shortlist - Movies Worth Watching! Tribeca Shortlist is the new streaming video service for movie lovers to discover and enjoy great full-length films, featuring a high-quality collection of hand-picked titles recommended by popular actors, directors and insiders who know and love movies
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Movies & TV
DEVELOPER: Tribeca Shortlist
FEES: 14 day free trial, then $4.99 monthly subscription