NEW YORK LOUNGE AT SUNDANCE 2013

NEW YORK LOUNGE AT SUNDANCE 2013

(January 29th, 2013) Each year the New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture and Television Development creates a pop-up NY Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT.  This year’s Lounge took over the Willie Holdman Gallery and used the unique space to feature NY State Location Images from the Buffalo/Niagara and […]

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PATRICK GALLO:   The Buffalo Boardwalk Empire Connection

PATRICK GALLO: The Buffalo Boardwalk Empire Connection

(December 17th, 2012) Patrick Gallo was born and raised in Buffalo.  In the 1980s as one of the pioneering Buffalo Skateboarders in the Elmwood Village, Pat started to exercise his creativity through extreme sports,  before performing in his first musical at Lafayette High School.  It was there that his fate in the arts was sealed […]

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BUBBLE GIRL FILMING BEGINS

BUBBLE GIRL FILMING BEGINS

(November 13th, 2012)  Buffalo filmmaker Peter McGennis used the Dann Memorial Ice Rink at North Buffalo’s Nichol’s School to re-create a “Fall Classic” Squirt Major Championship for the opening scene of his new feature film entitled Bubble Girl this past Monday. Local 10-12 year old skaters simulated an overtime goal and an on-ice award ceremony. […]

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WEREWOLVES IN BUFFALO: Ward’s Island Wraps

WEREWOLVES IN BUFFALO: Ward’s Island Wraps

  (October 9th, 2012)  A brand new airport, a legendary art deco train terminal,  and array of other choice location assets  allowed Buffalo and Niagara Falls to represent New York City, paved the way for over a month of local production with werewolf thriller feature “Ward’s Island”.  Outside of some key positions and celebrity talent,  […]

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LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: Colonel Ward Pumping Station

LOCATION SPOTLIGHT: Colonel Ward Pumping Station

(August 24th, 2012) Like the structure that contains the Tate Modern in London, England, the Colonel Ward Pumping Station on Buffalo’s Waterfront contains 5 works of art, in this case engineering art with 5 giant Holley Steam pumps built in 1915. Throughout the world there are only 8 Holly Pumps remaining.  The size and scope […]

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MODEL HUNGER CONSUMES BUFFALO

MODEL HUNGER CONSUMES BUFFALO

  (July, 27th, 2012) She’s been described by Horror Movie Magazine Fangoria as the “First Lady of Fear”, but upon her entry to Buffalo City limits this month legendary horror actress Debbie Rochon takes on the role of director with feature film “Model Hunger”.  July 10th saw shooting for “Model Hunger” begin at locations in […]

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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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