Film boom at Queens studios


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Television shows are ditching the Hollywood panache for the row houses and long boulevards of Queens. Silvercup Studios in Long Island City is booked solid this year with production crews filming a record number of pilots and shows. With new series for CBS and HBO, the television boom at the studio is in part due […]

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Film boom at Queens studios


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Television shows are ditching the Hollywood panache for the row houses and long boulevards of Queens. Silvercup Studios in Long Island City is booked solid this year with production crews filming a record number of pilots and shows. With new series for CBS and HBO, the television boom at the studio is in part due […]

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City planning commission approves $1B Silvercup West project


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Silvercup Studios cleared another hurdle for the company’s $1 billion Silvercup West expansion project as the City Planning Commission unanimously approved the proposal. “We’re excited that Silvercup West is taking the next step forward in the public review process with today’s approval by the City Planning Commission,” said Silvercup CEO Alan Suna on Wednesday, July […]

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Silvercup plans $1B complex


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Silvercup Studios, already New York City’s largest film and television studio, announced plans for a major expansion dubbed Silvercup West for the area just south of the Queensboro Bridge. The plans for the $1 billion complex feature eight new soundstage studios as part of a larger two million square foot complex containing an office tower, […]

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Bloomy Praises Studios 20 Years


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  Cast between two beautiful starlets, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was all but ready for his close-up at the Silvercup Studios last Thursday. Joining Silvercup owners Alan and Stuart Suna and the cast of the ABC sitcom "Hope & Faith" on their set, hizzoner celebrated the studios two decades of making movies and television shows and […]

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NYC’s Filming Boom


| brennison@queenscourier.com

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Bollywood produces the most movies in the world. Hollywood is known as the planet’s entertainment capital. But there is a sleeping giant in the entertainment industry — New York City. Being the biggest city in the world, New York was the setting of a multitude of shows, but not their home: Seinfeld, Friends and Everybody […]

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