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Nicholas Apps Named Tribeca Film Institute Deputy Executive Director

He will be in charge of soliciting gifts and corporate sponsorships as well as marketing and communications.

Nicholas Apps has been appointed deputy executive director of the Tribeca Film Institute.

Reporting to executive director Beth Janson, he will step into the post Oct. 15 and will be responsible for leading individual giving and corporate sponsorship initiatives and marketing and communications efforts for TFI, the year-round nonprofit founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff.

Nicholas previously served as the associate deputy director of external affairs at The Museum of Modern Art, where he directed fundraising programs in collaboration with Museum leadership and members of the board of trustees. Prior to joining the Museum of Modern Art, he was a chief development officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

“His expertise and depth of experience will be central to our efforts to grow our services to artists and young people in NYC and around the world,” Janson said.

TFI also recently appointed Ronald O. Perelman, Jared Cohen and Raphael De Niro to its board of directors. They join a board that includes co-chairs De Niro and Rosenthal, vice chair Alberta Arthurs, Hatkoff, Serena Altschul, Martin L. Edelman, Eli Evans, Lisa Hsia, Jennifer Maguire, Sheila Nevins, Norman Pearlstine, Sam Pollard, Scott Rechler, John Roche, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Tisch, Todd Wagner and Jeffrey Wright.