New York Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting

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The February 2013 Newsletter features…

Casting for New Business

Made in NYMayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Proposes New Rule Involving the “Made in NY” Marketing Credit
February 1, 2013 – The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment is proposing a new rule involving the “Made in NY” Marketing Credit, which offers NYC-based film and television productions with a number of opportunities to promote their project in New York City. Full Story >

“Made in NY” Graduates Celebrate Their Work at Alumni Film Festival
February 1, 2013 – Every year, graduates from the “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program gather together for the annual “Made in NY” Alumni Film Festival, organized by Brooklyn Workforce Innovations. Full Story >

“Made in NY” Vendors Learn ‘Magic’ in February
February 1, 2013 – More local businesses have joined the “Made in NY” Discount Card Program. Full Story >

New York City Credits

The Phantom of the Opera Celebrates Milestone
February 1, 2013 – Broadway’s longest running show of all time reached another milestone as The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 25th anniversary on January 26.  Full Story >

New “Made in NY” TV Series Join ‘Golden’ Age
February 1, 2013 – Television favorites and new “Made in NY” dramas premiere this month, bringing music, intrigue and conspiracy to the small screen. Full Story >

A Little Piece of Texas Comes to Broadway
February 1, 2013 – New shows on Broadway this month bring a little bit of the Lone Star State to the Big Apple. Full Story >

“Made in NY” Films Go ‘Inside’ in January
February 1, 2013 – A variety of genres hit theates this month offering something for the New York movie-goer.  Full Story >

In a New York Minute… News

Encore Presentation of ‘Mr. Mayor: Edward I. Koch, Resurrecting the City’ to Air on NYC life (Channel 25)
February 1, 2013 – In recognition of the legacy of Mayor Edward I. Koch, NYC Media, the official network of the City of New York, will air an encore presentation of “Mr. Mayor: Edward I. Koch, Resurrecting the City” throughout the weekend on NYC life (Channel 25). Full Story >

Film Festival Showcases Dance this Winter
February 1, 2013 – The worlds of film and dance unite in a New York City film festival this month bringing the universal language of movement to the moving images of film. Full Story >

Roy W. Dean Film Grant Accepting Applications
February 1, 2013 – The Roy W. Dean Film Grant is now accepting applications for the Spring Film Grant. The program celebrates its 21st year providing grants to films that are unique and make a contribution to society. Full Story >

Local Celebrities

Industry Star: Steven Holtzman
February 1, 2013 – Bringing sustainable practices to new productions is all part of the job for Steven Holtzman.  Full Story >

“Made in NY” Graduate of the Month: Maya Elena Thomas
February 1, 2013 – When Maya Elena Thomas was serious about making a change in her life, she decided to make it happen with the “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program. Full Story >

Got Culture?

Film Community Shares Its Work with New Yorkers
February 1, 2013 – The five boroughs have long been home to vibrant, eclectic and influential film and video programming. Full Story >

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Mayor’s Office of Film Theatre & Broadcasting
1697 Broadway Suite 602 New York, New York 10019




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