WALLENDA’S WNY PRODUCTION IMPACT

WALLENDA’S WNY PRODUCTION IMPACT

(June 18th, 2012) In the United States alone over 13.1 million viewers (100 Million Internationally) witnessed the beauty and grandeur of Niagara Falls throughout the world thanks to the ABC News special “Megastunts – High Wire Over Niagara Falls” featuring Nik Wallenda’s death defying high wire walk across the Horseshoe Falls. Additional world wide coverage […]

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PRODUCTION SPOTLIGHT:  The Wake Up

PRODUCTION SPOTLIGHT: The Wake Up

(April 15th, 2012) Along with supporting larger projects like feature films and network television production in Western New York, the Buffalo Niagara Film Office alsolends it support to the future of the our industry as with Buffalo Native Kameron Wood and his short film project “The Wake Up”.  Mr. Wood embarked on an ambitious project […]

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LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: Buffalo Central Terminal

LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: Buffalo Central Terminal

(March 28th, 2012) Many Buffalo Niagara Regions location assets are included in a category that we at the Film Office like to call “The Big Stuff”. One of the mostprominent members of “The Big Stuff” category is The Buffalo Central Terminal.  The terminal has seen better days, yet is mounting a comeback under the stewardship […]

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A BIG WIN FOR NIAGARA FALLS NATIVES AT THE OSCARS!

A BIG WIN FOR NIAGARA FALLS NATIVES AT THE OSCARS!

(February 26th, 2012) A great night for Buffalo Niagara at the Oscars as “The Artist” took awards for Best Picture, Actor, Director, Original Score, and Costume which went specifically to Niagara Falls Native Mark Bridges (pictured on left), a 1978 Graduate of LaSalle High School who gave a Niagara Falls shout out on national television. […]

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COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR JOHN DOLAN TALKS BUFFALO AND MORE

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR JOHN DOLAN TALKS BUFFALO AND MORE

(January 11th, 2012) Director John Dolan was in Buffalo recently shooting footage for a new national TV campaign.  With a career spawned in theatre and short film,he’sestablished a unique position in commercial production directing high profile yet edgy creative for clients such as BMW, ESPN, and Volkswagon. John took time out to give the Buffalo […]

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DIPSON THEATERS GIVES FLIX A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER

DIPSON THEATERS GIVES FLIX A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER

(December 14, 2011)  Dipson Theatres, Inc., a locally owned and operated cinema circuit, announced it has completed a multi-million dollar project to renovate the Flix Theatre in Lancaster, NY. Updates include stadium seating with leather high back seats and digital projection. Four of the theatre’s ten screens are equipped with 3D technology. In addition, the […]

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RUSSIA ONE DOCUMENTS NIAGARA FALLS

RUSSIA ONE DOCUMENTS NIAGARA FALLS

(October 2011) Veteran Russian News Host and Political Commentator Andrey Kondrasov was in Niagara Falls filming a documentary on water for state-owned television station Rossiya 1. The documentary addresses the critical connections between water and human health, the hydrological impacts of climate change, privatization and globalization, and touches upon international conflicts over water resources. “The […]

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BUFFALO NIAGARA FEATURED IN P3 MAGAZINE

BUFFALO NIAGARA FEATURED IN P3 MAGAZINE

(August 2011) EXCERPT: “On the western edge of New York State sits the Buffalo-Niagara Region, which has seen a steady increase in filming activity over the  past few years. “The tax incentive is what drives filmakers here to scout,” says Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner Tim Clark. “Once they arrive, they are often surprised by the […]

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