Nicholas Apps, TFI

Nicholas Apps has been named deputy executive director of the Tribeca Film Institute, beginning Monday, October 15. A former development and fundraising executive for both the Museum of Modern Art and the Met, Apps will lead individual giving and corporate sponsorship initiatives, plus marketing and communications efforts for TFI.

"We couldn't be more delighted to have Nicholas join our team at the Tribeca Film Institute,” said executive director Beth Janson, to whom Apps will report. “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."

Additionally, TFI has appointed Ronald O. Perelman, Jared Cohen and Raphael De Niro to its board of directors that includes co-chairs Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, vice chair Alberta Arthurs, Craig 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.