Wednesday, June 2, 2010

New York Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting Newsletter

June 2, 2010

"Made in NY" PA Training Program Welcomes Cycle 18 to the Family
  June 2, 2010 - "Made in New York...Cycle 18!" echoed through the room as the newest graduates of the "Made in NY" Production Assistant Training Program celebrated their certification on Friday, May 21, 2010. Full Story >

Digital and the City: Internet Week 2010 Kicks Off June 7
 June 2, 2010 - Internet Week is back! Starting on June 7, New York City will celebrate the City's Internet and digital community with a week-long festival featuring conferences, panels, and parties with tech experts and pioneers in social media and Web 2.0. Full Story >

"Made in NY" Vendors Find 'Prestige' This Summer
June 2, 2010 - More and more vendors are joining the "Made in NY" Discount Card program, which brings discounts to productions shooting in the City from local businesses. Full Story >

New York's Theatre Community Celebrates the 2009-2010 Season
 June 2, 2010 - Throughout the year, Broadway has proven to be a huge asset to the economy of New York City, and the people who made it possible have been recognized at various recent award ceremonies. Full Story >

The Fourth Annual TeatroStageFest Takes Center Stage
June 2, 2010 - The Fourth Annual TeatroStageFest, New York City's Latino International Theater Festival will take place on June 17-30, 2010. Full Story >

Film Festivals Featuring Every Genre Flourish in June
 June 2, 2010 - In June, a multitude of film festivals will take place in New York showcasing both local and international filmmakers. Full Story >

"Made in NY" Bus Shelters Learn Magic This June with a 'Sorcerer'
June 2, 2010 - Bus shelters throughout the five boroughs currently feature a highly anticipated summer release. Full Story >

Cinereach Seeks Emerging Filmmakers for $5,000 Fellowship
June 2, 2010 - Cinereach seeks applicants for its annual Reach Film Fellowship. Full Story >

"Made in NY" Series Returns in June
June 2, 2010 - June sees the return of a "Made in NY" TV series. Full Story >

Still Photographers from Film and TV Showcase Their Work in New Exhibition: "no Talent!"
 June 2, 2010 - Some of film and television's best and brightest still photographers got the chance to be in the spotlight when "no Talent! Images from Behind the Scenes," the first Annual Eastern Region Photo Exhibition, opened May 25 at The International Cinematographer's Guild, Local 600, 80 Eighth Avenue, 14th Floor. Full Story >

Imagine Science Film Festival Looking for Submissions
 June 2, 2010 - Imagine Science Film Festival is now in its third edition and seeking submissions. Full Story >

Industry Star of the Month: Jeffrey Sandgrund
  June 2, 2010 - Brooklyn Bridge Park, near the intersection of Main Street and Water Street in Brooklyn, has recently opened, and productions looking to shoot there will find a seasoned professional ready to assist them with the logistics of filming on location. Full Story >

PA of the Month: Jennifer Santos
 June 2, 2010 - Jennifer Santos, who graduated from the "Made in NY" PA Training Program in July 2009, recently took some time during a break from working on the new feature film The Smurfs to tell us about what she’s learned from the program.  Full Story >

Creative Time presents 'Key to the City' | June 3-27, 2010
  June 2, 2010 - For centuries, the key to the city has been used to honor a city's heroes and visiting dignitaries. Now, artist Paul Ramírez Jonas has created a Key to the City that is not only a symbolic award, but also a functional key-opening spaces across all five boroughs of New York City. Full Story >

Location of the Month: Inwood Avenue at McCombs Road, the Bronx
Mayor's Office of Film Theatre & Broadcasting
1697 Broadway Suite 602 New York, New York 10019

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