Organizations / Article
African American SGL/LGBTQ Directors, Producers, Entrepreneurs and Industry Pros Present at Made in NY Talks: Flipping the Script
Monday, June 9th2014

African American SGL/LGBTQ Directors, Producers, Entrepreneurs and Industry Pros Present at Made in NY Talks: Flipping the Script

Presented by the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, Global Pride Business Coalition, Harlem Pride, Global Network of Black Pride and The National Black Theatre As a part of “Made in NY” Talks, a free series of conversations focused on jobs in the local entertainment industry, the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership […]

Meetings / Upcoming Event

Content is King – Content is King Kong

New Technologies for Integrating Contextual Content into Digital Media OVERVIEW: The phrase “Content is King; Context is King Kong” refers to the greater value of delivering the right content to the right people at the right time. More than merely identifying web and mobile users and serving appropriate content in the right locations, contextual content […]

Organizations / Article
Tekserve Partners with Avid, Gotham Sound, and Manhattan Edit Workshop to Present “The Sound of Boardwalk Empire”
Tuesday, March 11th2014

Tekserve Partners with Avid, Gotham Sound, and Manhattan Edit Workshop to Present “The Sound of Boardwalk Empire”

While the inventive visual design as well as the set decoration of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' were a great example of how well local talent (here Brainstorm Digital) could pull off top effects, sound design recently got its due during an extensive presentation at SVA's Chelsea theater. It you missed the panel discussion, you can catch up with it here via Tekserve's YouTube channel posting...

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New York Film Academy: Making Its Name Step by Step
Tuesday, August 6th2013

New York Film Academy: Making Its Name Step by Step

The New York Film Academy might not yet have graduated directors at the level of Martin Scorsese (NYU) or Katheryn Bigelow (Columbia), but that doesn't mean they aren't trying. Check out this report of a recent visit from "Broken City" DP Ben Seresin, ASC, BSC...

Organizations / Article
AICP Week Line Up Announced
Monday, May 20th2013

AICP Week Line Up Announced

It's that time of the year again when the best in the ad business gather to celebrate, offer recognition, and inspire (see the Directors Lecture Series being held at MoMA once again). There's even a special tribute for Tony Scott, one director/producer who happened to brilliantly encompass both commercials and feature films...

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Add Your Voice to NYC Production & Post News
Saturday, February 23rd2013

Add Your Voice to NYC Production & Post News

This coming Tuesday evening, February 26th, Dan Ochiva and Joe Herman–the two principals behind NYC Production & Post News–offer a chance to meet with them to discuss the developing plans for the only website devoted to breaking news for NYC’s motion media creatives. Why meet with us? As involved with creating articles on facility news, […]

Organizations / Article
Shooting in the Subway
Saturday, January 7th2012

Shooting in the Subway

If you’re not familiar with what’s involved in such shoots, you’d be right to imagine that it can get a bit complicated

Media Biz / Article
Film Incentives Work. New Yorkers Support Them.
Wednesday, December 14th2011

Film Incentives Work. New Yorkers Support Them.

We’ve reported versions of this information before, but Variety’s Peter Caranicas noted the other day that latest data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics seems to show that the benefit of tax incentives to boost film and television production in New York works well. The Variety article doesn’t really add much, and essentially repeats […]

Facilities / Article
Friday, January 21st2011

Steiner Studios, Brooklyn College Plan Film School

When it opens in 2013, Steiner Studios' president Douglas C. Steiner says his venture with Brooklyn College will be the "only graduate school in film embedded on a working lot"...

Organizations / Article
Friday, January 14th2011

Museum of the Moving Image ReOpens

There’s sure to be a crush of people this Saturday the 15th, but you'll still want to catch the reopening of Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image.