Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro will be headlining the opening Keynote event at this year’s NAB Show in New York. Drawing on his four decades in the entertainment business, De Niro will be discussing the future of film and entertainment during a Q&A with “Deadline Hollywood” Contributing Editor Dade Hayes.
Robert De Niro launched his motion picture career with his iconic role in “The Wedding Party” in 1969. In 1974, he won the New York Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor in “Bang the Drum Slowly” and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for “The Godfather, Part II”; and by 1980 he had already won his second Oscar, as Best Actor, for “Raging Bull.”
Moreover, De Niro has earned Academy Award nominations for his work in “Taxi Driver,” “The Deer Hunter,” “Awakenings,” the remake of “Cape Fear” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” He has also directed several films, including “A Bronx Tale” in 1993 and “The Good Shepherd” in 2006.
In 2009, De Niro received the Kennedy Center Honor for his distinguished acting and the Stanley Kubrick Award from the BAFTA Britannia Awards. He was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards and served as the jury president of the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
“Robert De Niro is a legendary actor, producer and director whose work spans decades and genres. We’re honored to welcome him to this year’s NAB Show New York as he shares his insight and distinguished experience with attendees.”— Chris Brown, NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations
De Niro co-founded Tribeca Productions with Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff. Through the production company, De Niro develops projects on which he serves in a combination of capacities, including producer, director and actor. Some examples include "A Bronx Tale," "The Good Shepherd," "The Wizard of Lies" and "Thunderheart." Through the company, De Niro also co-founded the Tribeca Film Festival. The annual event brings together visionaries across industries and diverse audiences to celebrate the power of storytelling.
De Niro’s next projects include Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” for Netflix, in which he stars and is producing with Scorsese. De Niro also will co-star in Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming “Joker,” based on the DC Comics character.
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