Category: Journal

Film Production in New Jersey Once Again Smashes Record
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Film Production in New Jersey Once Again Smashes Record

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Trenton NJ, Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission announced today that overall in-state production spending from filmmaking exceeded $650 million dollars in 2022, besting the previous record of $500 million set for 2021. The announcement came at the outset of a series of meetings in...

Netflix Announces Plans to Build State-of-the-Art East Coast Production Facility at Fort Monmouth
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Netflix Announces Plans to Build State-of-the-Art East Coast Production Facility at Fort Monmouth

1,500+ Permanent Jobs and Nearly $1 Billion of Planned Capital Investment in Monmouth County the staff of the Ridgewood blog Trenton NJ,  Netflix announced that the entertainment company will develop a state-of-the-art East Coast production facility on the former Fort Monmouth campus in Monmouth County, transforming a property that has been largely vacant for more than...

New Jersey Film and Television Industry Shattered Records in 2021
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New Jersey Film and Television Industry Shattered Records in 2021

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Westwood NJ, Film and television production in New Jersey shattered all previous records in 2021, with the industry spending more than a half of a billion dollars in the state and creating more than 5,500 jobs. The annual report released by the state’s Film and Television Commission this month shows...

Amazon Plans to Invest Over $1 Billion a Year in Movies for Theaters
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Amazon Plans to Invest Over $1 Billion a Year in Movies for Theaters

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Philadelphia Pa, Amazon plans to spend more than $1 billion a year to produce movies that it will release in theaters. It aims to make between 12 to 15 movies every year for theatrical release. US movie ticket sales have dropped by more than 33% since 2019, a year...

Wefunder has listed “The King of Con” as a hot new startup!
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Wefunder has listed “The King of Con” as a hot new startup!

Wefunder has listed “The King of Con” as a hot new startup! The King of Con – The true tale of Thomas Giacomaro: Con Man, Mob Guy, Fugitive, FBI Informant. Attached team has produced TV/film projects earning hundreds of millions in revenue. https://wefunder.com/the.king.of.con.docuseries.2022

CALLING ALL WANNA-BE MOVIE STARS!
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CALLING ALL WANNA-BE MOVIE STARS!

Casting for the new King of Con docuseries is underway and filming will begin this summer, so North New Jerseyites will be seeing those fold-up director chairs and movie lights soon. For all you wanna-be actors, filmmakers need locals to be on camera “to give an authentic NJ ambience,” says one KOC producer, “and fill the diners, streets, and stores...

Applications Available for Film Production Companies Establishing New facilities in New Jersey
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Applications Available for Film Production Companies Establishing New facilities in New Jersey

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Trenton NJ, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) opened applications today for film production facilities seeking a designation that will facilitate their access to a pool of tax credits designed to encourage the development of large, long-term film production facilities in the state. Under the New Jersey Film and Digital Media...

“Inappropriate Behavior,” Starring Robert De Niro and New Jersey native Bobby Cannavale Shooting in Westwood NJ
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“Inappropriate Behavior,” Starring Robert De Niro and New Jersey native Bobby Cannavale Shooting in Westwood NJ

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Westwood NJ, Hollywood came once again to to Bergen County this week to shoot a movie with some big name actors. Jack’s Cafe in Westwood was a filming locale for an upcoming movie starring Robert De Niro and New Jersey native Bobby Cannavale. The movie, “Inappropriate Behavior,” directed by Tony Goldwyn...

A Film and Television Studio is Born in the Meadowlands
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A Film and Television Studio is Born in the Meadowlands

the staff of the Ridgewood blog East Rutherford NJ, opened in 1981 to host professional sports and concerts, the Izod Center in the Meadowlands, previously known as the Brendan Byrne Arena and the Continental Airlines Arena, was one of New Jersey’s premiere entertainment venues. The more recent arrival of the Prudential Center, and subsequent departures...