Sunday, January 9, 2011

NYC Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting Newsletter

January 3, 2011

Piracy Doesn't Work in NYC
 January 3, 2011 - Books. Music. Movies. Take a stand against digital piracy and product counterfeiting. Visit to learn more about the campaign to help protect the nearly 700,000 workers who make their living working in and supporting the creative industries in New York City.  Full Story >

Local Post Production Community Unites with an Alliance
 January 3, 2011 - In an effort to foster growth and collaboration in the local post production industry, various film and television post production facilities and labor unions operating in New York have established the Post New York Alliance.  Full Story >

Film Biz Recycling Heads to a New Location in Brooklyn
 January 3, 2011 - Film Biz Recycling, the not-for-profit prop and set dressing boutique filled with items donated by local film and television productions, has a new location: 540 President Street in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. Full Story >

Upcoming Behind the Scenes Career Panel to be Announced
  January 3, 2011 - Visit later this month for details about an upcoming panel about careers behind the scenes in film and TV production. Full Story >

"Made in NY" TV Series and Films Earn 15 Golden Globe Award Nominations
  January 3, 2011 - Several "Made in NY" television series and films have received more than a dozen Golden Globe Award nominations. Full Story >

Several "Made in NY" Series Receive WGA Award Nominations
 January 3, 2011 - The Writers Guild of America has honored a number of "Made in NY" television productions with nominations across several categories. Full Story >

SAG Honors "Made in NY" Actors with Nominations
 January 3, 2011 - Nominations for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced, and "Made in NY" productions are among the nominees. Full Story >

The Broadway League Reveals Audience Demographics for the 2009-2010 Season
 January 3, 2011 - The Broadway League has issued its 13th annual demographics report, highlighting trends in local theatre-going. Full Story >

"Made in NY" TV Shows 'Light' Up January
 January 3, 2011 - A new series, new seasons, and a new timeslot are all on the horizon for "Made in NY" television in January. Full Story >

TDF Helps Make Ticket-Buying Easier With New App and Patron Services
 January 3, 2011 - The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) has introduced two new services to make TKTS ticket-buying easier: a TKTS App and TKTS Patron Services. Full Story >

The Indie Film Clinic - Offering Free Legal Services to Qualified NY Filmmakers - Opens in January
 January 3, 2011 - In January 2011, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York will open the doors of The Indie Film Clinic, which will provide free legal services to eligible independent and documentary film projects. Full Story >

Film Festivals Showcase Dance and Diversity in January
  January 3, 2011 - Cinematic festivals featuring the City's rich diversity and culture will take place throughout January. Full Story >

"Made in NY" Vendors Get 'Creative' in the New Year
 January 3, 2011 - More and more businesses have joined the "Made in NY" Discount Card Program.  Full Story >

Industry Star of the Month: Lisa Lucas
 January 3, 2011 - As the director of education for the Tribeca Film Institute, Lisa Lucas is able to bring media arts education to school children throughout the City. Full Story >

PA of the Month: Edgar Velez
 January 3, 2011 - Six months ago, Edgar Velez was working in retail, looking to try his hand at doing something completely different. Full Story >

American Museum of the Moving Image Re-Opens on January 15, 2011 with Special Screenings and Events
 January 3, 2011 - In celebration of the grand re-opening of America's only museum dedicated to film, television, and digital media, the American Museum of the Moving Image has announced a six-week inaugural schedule of screenings and special programs. Full Story >

Location of the Month: 26th Avenue at 1st Street, Queens

Mayor's Office of Film Theatre & Broadcasting
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