Mar 2, 2022
Cindy Abbott Letro interviews producer Justin Martell who is currently in Buffalo producing his latest feature the paranormal thriller “Let It Lie” which will be available this fall on the Shutter streaming service. This is the third feature Justin has brought to Western NY along side “The Alcoholist” and “Return to the Class of Nukem’ High” directed by Lloyd Kaufman.
Dec 7, 2021
Jeff Fahey grew up in Lackawanna and North Buffalo and started his acting career at the old Studio Arena Theatre on Main Street(current of of the Town Ballroom) he went on to feature and starring roles on television with The Marshall and Lost as well as in film with Lawnmower Man and Clint Eastwood directed White Hunter Black Heart.
Cindy Abbott Letro sat down with Jeff while he was in Buffalo scouting for a future feature film as well as a stage play.
Oct 5, 2021
No big city mayor has been a bigger supporter of film production than Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown. From the jobs created to the overall economic impact, the Mayor’s partnership and support have been a key element in creating a sustainable industry in our region. On this edition of Behind the Camera, Cindy Abbott Letro had a chance to interview Mayor Brown and review the big production wins for the City of Buffalo and talk about his hopes for the future.
Jun 1, 2021
On this edition of “Behind the Camera” Cindy Abbott Letro sits down with Dennis DiPaolo, owner of the popular Ilio DiPaolo’s restaurant in Blasdell, New York and the location of numerous Fred and Chris Olen Ray films. Cindy and Dennis discuss his various film cameos, the use of Ilio DiPaolo’s restaurant for a filming location and the colorful history of the DiPaolo family including legendary former professional wrestler Ilio DiPaolo.
May 28, 2021
On this months Behind The Camera, Cindy Abbott Letro interviews Rich Products VP Jon Dandes on the progression of film production from The Natural till now with the new studios being constructed on Niagara Street.
Apr 2, 2021
Cindy Abbott Letro interviews Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino on the positive impact of production and what the future may hold.