Rhythm of the Night: An Interview with United Skates’ Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler

The Koalition spoke to Brown and Winkler about their journey which reintroduces the world to this art.

Music Composer Jongnic Bontemps Brings His Silicon Valley Tech Brilliance and Hip-Hop Rhythmic Elements to “United Skates”

His name is Jongnic Bontemps, remember it. In the very near future, it’s going to be popping up a lot.

Variety’s 10 Documentarians to Watch in 2018

First-time feature filmmakers Winkler and Brown initially set out to make a documentary about the death of roller skating. They were already busy shooting, however, when two young skaters rolled up to set them straight. “Skating’s not dying!” they insisted. “It just went underground.”

Tribeca 2018 Festival Jury and Audience Award Winners Announced

8th April saw the announcement of the Tribeca 2018 Audience Award winners. To Dust, written and directed by Shawn Snyder, was honoured with the Narrative award and United Skates, directed by Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, was given the Documentary award.

Tribeca Film Festival Honors ‘To Dust’ And ‘United Skates’ As Audience Awards Winners

The 17th Tribeca Film Festival has revealed two of its Audience Awards, tapping the Shawn Snyder-written and directed To Dust for its Narrative award, and the Dyana Winkler/Tina Brown directed United Skates for the Documentary award.

‘United Skates’: Tribeca Review

– An infectious documentary about roller skating takes the audience award (docs) at Tribeca.



‘To Dust,’ ‘United Skates’ Win Audience Awards at Tribeca Film Festival

– “To Dust,” Shawn Snyder’s comedy starring Matthew Broderick, and roller-rink documentary “United Skates” have won the top audience awards at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.



This documentary charts black roller rinks from 80s hip-hop to beyoncé

‘United Skates’ directors Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler discuss their electrifying, heartbreaking film.

How the ‘United Skates’ Directors Made the Film Everyone Said Was Impossible

“There was a turning point when we just said, ‘We’re going to stop listening to other people’s advice.”

Tribeca Film Review: ‘United Skates’

– Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown delve into the endangered future of an American pastime, while revealing its racist past in this must-see doc.


To Dust and United Skates Win Tribeca Audience Awards

Tonight, the Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of their two audience awards for both narrative and documentary films. Shawn Snyder’s To Dust took home the narrative award, while United Skates, directed and produced by Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, won for documentary.

‘To Dust’ and ‘United Skates’ Win the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Awards

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced this year’s Audience Award winners:Shawn Snyder’s “To Dust” is taking home the Narrative prize, whileDyana Winkler and Tina Brown’s “United Skates” has claimed the Documentary award.

‘United Skates’—a perfect film

Do you know anything about the Black skating culture in this country? In the new documentary “United Skates,” now screening at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, you have an opportunity to peek inside this subculture and frankly be amazed. It’s dope.

‘United Skates’: Film Review – Tribeca 2018

– Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown shine a light on a nationwide black roller-skating scene that is now threatened.


Tribeca Film Festival: 9 Buzziest Titles From Sarah Jessica Parker to Ansel Elgort

– Here are nine titles that could break out on the indie scene.

Robert De Niro’s Top Picks for the Tribeca Film Festival

– Since the first Tribeca Film Festival in 2002, its most famous co-founder, Robert De Niro, has played a part in the annual event. This year, he will be onstage interviewing an actor with whom he has frequently shared screen time of late, Bradley Cooper. But he’s also a movie fan excited about the lineup.

‘United Skates’: Exclusive Look at Tribeca Documentary Exec Produced By John Legend’s Get Lifted

– EXCLUSIVE: We’re getting an exclusive first look at United Skates, a documentary produced and directed by first-time feature filmmakers Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, ahead of its world premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.

John Legend’s Get Lifted Laces Up For Tribeca Documentary ‘United Skates’

– EXCLUSIVE: Get Lifted Film Co. partners John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius have come aboard as executive producers of United Skates, a documentary produced and directed by first-time feature filmmakers Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown. The feature-length pic is having its world premiere later this month at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Documentary Competition section.