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A Night of Passione

A Night of Passione

John Turtorro made an appearance in midtown last Thursday night to introduce select clips from his latest film Passione. The event, organized by FilmBuff, featured a delectable spread of Neapolitan inspired hors d’oeuvres catered by sous chef Locanda Verde Proseccos and an array of fine wines provided by Southern Wine & Spirits. The highlight of

New York, The Media Place To Be!

40,000 new media sector jobs created in New York An economic study by the Boston consulting group, commissioned by the Bloomberg administration, recently concluded that 40,000 new media related jobs have been gained in New York over the last 10 years. That means that there are now up to 130,000 New Yorkers working within the

TOP 10 SUMMER 2012 INDIE PICKS

Now that Memorial Day is right around the corner and ‘The Avengers’ has already made $1/2 billion worldwide, it is officially summer movie season.  Now granted, the summer is traditionally a time for blockbuster after blockbuster and we are all aware of such little films as ‘The Dark Knight Rises, ‘Prometheus’, ‘The Amazing Spider Man’,

IndieWood/HollyWoodn’t Tribeca 2012 Picks

SIDE BY SIDE One of the most relevant filmmaking specific documentaries in recent years, ‘Side by Side’ follows Director Christopher Kenneally and Producer Keanu Reeves as they address the rapid (and controversial) changes to the film industry brought on by the rise in digital technologies.  Groundbreaking figures like James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and

Interview: Ryan Guiterman – Thunderstruck

  I recently had the opportunity to interview up and coming film director Ryan Guiterman at the premiere of his latest film “Thunderstruck” last night at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City. The film centers around four middle aged men that reunite their old AC/DC cover band in an effort to recapture the

‘My Brooklyn’ Opens at reRun Theater – January 4th

‘My Brooklyn‘ follows director Kelly Anderson’s journey, as a Brooklyn gentrifier, to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood. The film documents the redevelopment of Fulton Mall, a bustling African-American and Caribbean commercial district that – despite its status as the third most profitable shopping area in New York City – is maligned for its inability

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