L.A. Noire Becomes First Video Game Ever To Be Honored As An Official Selection By Tribeca Film Festival
L.A. Noire isn’t even out yet and its already making history. Rockstar Games and Team Bondi have just announced that L.A. Noire has been honored as an Official Selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. The selection marks the first time ever that a video game has been recognized by the festival. Who says video games aren’t mainstream?
Rockstar Games will also present an exclusive preview of L.A. Noire as part of the Tribeca Talks series, taking place on April 25, 2011. The presentation will feature a live interactive screening of a case from L.A. Noire, followed by a Q&A exploring the crossover between filmmaking and interactive entertainment. The Q&A will focus on the making of L.A. Noire, the technology behind it, and story and action in this medium, and will be moderated by Geoff Gilmore, Tribeca Enterprises’ Chief Creative Officer.
“What Rockstar and Team Bondi have accomplished with L.A. Noire is nothing less than groundbreaking,” added Gilmore. “It’s an invention of a new realm of storytelling that is part cinema, part gaming, and a whole new realm of narrative expression, interactivity, and immersion. We are poised on the edge of a new frontier.”