May 10, 2010 - For over forty years, the NYC Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting has been the agency providing one-stop clearance and permit operations for film and television productions in the City. As part of these services, the office continues to coordinate and provide free police assistance, free parking privileges and access to most exterior locations free of charge, including 300 square miles of City streets. Because all City agencies are facing unprecedented budget challenges, MOFTB is proposing a permit application processing fee of $300.
Full Story >Television That's So New York - NYC life Launches New Lineup May 10, 2010 - Life in New York City just got more interesting...NYC life, the flagship channel of NYC Media brings New Yorkers interesting, entertaining and educational content that embraces the energy and diversity of the City that never sleeps.
Full Story >Sign Up for the NYC Media NewsletterMay 10, 2010 - Find out what's airing on NYC Media's various channels, like NYC life (channel 25), and get all the latest news about NYC Media by signing up for the NYC Media newsletter.
Full Story >Writing for Film and Television: Local Students Learn from Professional WritersMay 10, 2010 - Aspiring writers were in for an enlightening evening on April 26, as the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, in conjunction with the Writer's Guild of America, East, presented Careers in Entertainment: Writing for Film and Television at Hunter College of the City University of New York.
Full Story >";Made in NY" Production Crafts Training Program UnderwayMay 10, 2010 - The first class from the "Made in NY" Production Crafts Training Program is currently taking place.
Full Story >";Made in NY" Vendors are 'Quintessential' This MonthMay 10, 2010 - New vendors continue to join the "Made in NY" Discount Card program, which offers discounts at local businesses to productions shooting in the five boroughs.
Full Story >IFP and MOFTB Announce Culmination of Inaugural "Made in NY" Mentorship ProgramMay 10, 2010 - The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) and the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting announce the conclusion of the inaugural year of its "Made in NY" Mentorship Program, a career development program supporting and promoting diversity in the New York City entertainment workforce through mentorship, workshop and networking opportunities and job placement support.
Full Story >";Made in NY" Mentorship Program Next Recruitment Cycle Coming Soon May 10, 2010 - The "Made in NY" Mentorship Program will soon be recruiting applicants for its next cycle. Check nyc.gov/film for updates later this month.
Full Story >Teachers Gather for Blueprint: The Moving Image during Tribeca Film FestivalMay 10, 2010 - On April 30, a group of roughly fifty DOE educators and cultural partners gathered at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Manhattan during the Tribeca Film Festival to participate in a professional development session for the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts: The Moving Image.
Full Story >";Made in NY" Films Flock to the TheatresMay 10, 2010 - Over the past several weeks and throughout May, several "Made in NY" productions are making their way to local theatres and television.
Full Story >NYC Media Wins Five Emmys in 53rd Annual New York Emmy AwardsMay 10, 2010 - NYC Media, the official television network of the City of New York, took home five Emmys at the 53rd Annual New York Awards.
Full Story >Theatre Award Season Underway in MayMay 10, 2010 - Nominees and special honors have already been announced for several prestigious theatrical awards this season.
Full Story >Internet Week Returns to NYC in JuneMay 10, 2010 - Internet Week is back beginning on June 7. Celebrating the City's Internet and digital community, a variety of events will be held throughout the week.
Full Story >Museum of the City of New York Explores the Career of NYC's 103rd Mayor, John Lindsay, in New Exhibit May 10, 2010 - America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York, an exhibition currently on display at the Museum of the City of New York until October 3, 2010, will examine the controversial career of New York's 103rd mayor, highlighting his ambitious initiatives to redefine New York's government, economy, culture and public life.
Full Story >Film Festivals Introduce Locals to New Works in May May 10, 2010 - In May, local film festivals showcase works of international filmmakers.
Full Story >New Website Launches as Resource Guide for New York's Independent Film and Arts Community May 10, 2010 - BigVisionEmptyWallet.com, a new blog and website offering a fresh perspective on the independent film and arts community in New York City, has launched.
Full Story >FDNY Receives Grant from Taylor & Taylor and Fireman's Fund May 10, 2010 - The FDNY recently received a $32,000 grant from Taylor & Taylor Associates, Inc. and the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company for the purchase of video editing equipment and software to enhance the training of its members.
Full Story >";Made in NY" Bus Shelters Stay Grounded with 'Gravity'May 10, 2010 - Local city bus shelters have highlighted a world renowned film festival and a new "Made in NY" TV series in recent weeks through the "Made in NY" Marketing Credit.
Full Story >Industry Star of the Month: Javonne ParkerMay 10, 2010 - Filmmakers and location scouts looking for a usual way to capture the New York City skyline know to get in touch with Javonne Parker.
Full Story >PA of the Month: Martin PetersonMay 10, 2010 - Martin Peterson gets to know a lot of people on his job.
Full Story >By the Numbers: Free Places to Visit This SpringMay 10, 2010 - The City of New York is home to more than 500 galleries, 375 nonprofit theater companies, 330 dance companies, 150 museums, 96 orchestras, 38 Broadway theaters, 24 performing arts centers, five zoos, four botanical gardens, and an aquarium.
Mayor's Office of Film Theatre & Broadcasting