Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting Newsletter

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The May 2013 newsletter…Made in NY

Establishing Shot

 

“Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program Reaches Milestone with More Than 400 Graduates       The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program, which connects unemployed and low income New Yorkers with jobs in the local film and television industry, has reached the milestone of graduating more than 400 PAs since the program’s inception in 2006.

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“Made in NY” Vendors Find the ‘Key’   As May begins, a collection of local businesses have joined the “Made in NY” Discount Card Program. These vendors and a thousand others offer discounts on their goods and services to productions filming in the five boroughs: T3Media; Residence Inn New York Midtown East; Claudio’s Café Inc.; Midway Lock & Key; Influence Graphics; Space LES; Zazoom; Cela New York, LLC; Thalia Spanish Theatre, Inc.; 404 Studios; Global Elite Group; NYC Audio Video Post; The Productive Studios; and The Productive.

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Times Square Under Construction   Productions should be advised that throughout the coming months, portions of Times Square will be under reconstruction and not available for filming.

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New York City Credits

 

“Made in NY” Series Up the Drama in a Host of Season Finales       As the television season reaches its end, some of your favorite “Made in NY” dramas are closing out their seasons.

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Broadway Kicks off Awards Season   Broadways biggest players gather to honor their own in various awards ceremonies celebrating the best of the best this past season.

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Magic Hits the Silver Screen in May’s “Made in NY” Films   With stories of divorce, seeking fame and magical bank robberies, this month’s “Made in NY” films feature stars from film and television.

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In the News

 

Films Not to Be ‘Missed’ Showcased with the “Made in NY” Marketing Credit       This month the “Made in NY” Marketing Credit promotes a trio of independent films that examine different aspects of life in the City as well as a news magazine from local public television.

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May Film Festivals Celebrate Art and Awareness   Film festivals in New York this month celebrate the diverse culture of the City, highlighting academic achievement and artistic representation.

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Reel New Yorkers

 

“Made in NY” PA of the Month: Rahsaan Bennett       Rahsaan Bennett always carried around a video camera in school, filming his friends as they went about their day. He never thought much about it, “much less getting a career out of it,” but today he’s a “Made in NY” PA, working with the likes of Lady Gaga and John Legend.

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Got Culture?

 

NYC & Company Explores Neighborhoods across the City       Each month, NYC & Company publishes a new Neighborhood x Neighborhood guide on nycgo.com, exploring one of the vibrant communities that make New York City such an extraordinary place.

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Mayor’s Office of Film Theatre & Broadcasting
1697 Broadway Suite 602, New York, New York 10019
nyc.gov/film

 

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