NYWIFT @ Tribeca: In Conversation with Tiffany Paulsen

By Tammy Reese

The 2024 Tribeca Festival is set to premiere the eagerly anticipated romantic dramedy, Winter Spring Summer or Fall, directed by seasoned rom-com screenwriter Tiffany Paulsen. This film promises to capture hearts with its charming and relatable story. Premiere day will take place Thursday June 06 at 5:00 PM at the OKX Theater at BMCC TPAC.

Jenna Ortega and Percy Hynes White in Winter Spring Summer or Fall (Courtesy of Tribeca Festival)


Winter Spring Summer or Fall follows the lives of Remy, played by Jenna Ortega, and Barnes, portrayed by Percy Hynes White. After a chance encounter, these two young individuals find themselves intertwined in an unexpected romance. As the seasons change from winter to summer, their relationship blossoms. However, with Remy’s plans to attend Harvard in the fall, the couple must confront the complexities of their future and what truly matters to them. The film is a quintessential Gen Z love story. Packed with classic romantic comedy elements, it’s a film that promises to resonate with audiences of all ages. 

Filmmaker Tiffany Paulsen (image courtesy of Tiffany Paulsen)


I had the privilege of interviewing Tiffany Paulsen, the talented director behind Winter Spring Summer or Fall. Tiffany’s career is a testament to her versatility and dedication to her craft. She began as an actress before transitioning to writing, earning accolades such as the Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship and the SONY TV Diverse Directors Fellowship.

Tiffany’s filmography includes work for major studios like Netflix, Disney, FOX, ABC, MGM, SONY, Warner Bros., and Universal Studios. Her impressive resume features the big-screen adaptation of Nancy Drew for Warner Bros., which starred a young Emma Roberts and premiered on over 3,500 screens across the U.S. She has also collaborated with top talents such as Selena Gomez, Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Emma Roberts, and Oscar winner Halle Berry.

In addition to her writing achievements, Tiffany attended the New York Film Academy to study directing. Her first short film, The Swan, won Best Picture at the Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival and received recognition at several other film festivals.

Check out our interview here:



Winter Spring Summer or Fall marks Tiffany’s feature directorial debut as she takes the helm of a project that embodies her passion for romantic comedies. As the film premieres at the 2024 Tribeca Festival, it’s clear that Tiffany Paulsen’s journey from actress to acclaimed writer and now director is a remarkable one. This film promises to be a heartfelt exploration of young love, filled with moments that will resonate long after the credits roll. Audiences can look forward to a captivating story that celebrates the enduring allure of romantic comedies.

Learn more about the film here: https://tribecafilm.com/films/winter-spring-summer-or-fall-2024


Tammy Reese

Tammy Reese Tammy Reese is CEO of Visionary Minds PR & Media, and a New York award winning Actress, Writer, and Journalist.

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