BUFFALO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OCT 7 -11th STARTS TONIGHT

The 15th Annual Buffalo International Film Festival starts tonight at the North Park Theatre with the local premiere of Luguna Ave produced by Buffalo Expat Alison Barone.  In this charmingly campy, lo-fi sci-fi comedy, a disaffected former musician is drawn into the mysterious and sinister world of his downstairs neighbor. LAGUNA AVE TRAILER The Buffalo […]

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BEHIND THE CAMERA: Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown

BEHIND THE CAMERA: Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown

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 […]

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PRODUCTION BEGINS ON ALEJANDRO MONTEVERDE’S ‘THE UNTITLED CABRINI FILM’

PRODUCTION BEGINS ON ALEJANDRO MONTEVERDE’S ‘THE UNTITLED CABRINI FILM’

CHRISTIANA DELL’ANNA, JOHN LITHGOW, DAVID MORSE & ROLANDO VILLAZÓN STAR IN THE POWERFUL TRUE STORY OF AN UNKNOWN AMERICAN LEGEND, FRANCES XAVIER CABRINI JONATHAN SANGER & LEO SEVERINO ARE PRODUCING FOR FRANCESCA FILMS BUFFALO, NY July 14th, 2021. Principal photography is underway on TIFF’s “People’s Choice Award” winning director Alejandro Monteverde’s The Untitled Cabrini Film […]

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BEHIND THE CAMERA with Dennis DiPaolo

BEHIND THE CAMERA with Dennis DiPaolo

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 […]

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FILMED IN WNY – A Quiet Place Part II In Theatres Now FINALLY!

FILMED IN WNY – A Quiet Place Part II In Theatres Now FINALLY!

(May 27th, 2021)  After many stops and starts “A Quiet Place Part II” is finally in theatres for all to see.  Starring Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy with a prelude appearance from Director John Krasinski AQP2 delivers all the thrills and tension the first movie had and more. After shooting 47 days on film in WNY […]

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