Friday, September 24, 2010

Actor Eric Roberts with Nassau County Film Office Director, Debra Markowitz.

First – the Fringe is this Weekend AND Locations Needed for Major Feature Films

Anthony Tarsitano’s award winning film, “Calling It Quits,” is now available for sale. If anyone is interested, you can find info at:

LIIFE will be part of the Long Island Fringe Festival at the Tilles Center (CW Post Campus in Greenvale) on Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26. The screenings will be held in the Humanities Bldg (there will be people there to direct you where to go). Come and meet the filmmakers – almost all, if not all, will be there! Many of them have spoken at our filmmakers connection meetings before (I’ve included their name if they have/will be). Bring your LIFTF membership card for discount.
Sat, Sept 25
12:00 Noon

This Mortal Coil (Sean King!)
Night for Day (Russ Camarda!)
3 pm
Hindsight (John Lazzaro)
Just Like Joe (Fred Carpenter)
Sun, Sept 26
12:00 noon

Bathtub Gin
The One That I Want
Purgatory Comics (Ralph Suarez)
3:00 pm
Mildred Richards
Video Guys (Dan and Jeanne Brennan)

Screenings are $5 for members, $7 for the general public. You pay for one admission, and can go to any one film block (unless you buy the bundle and can see more than one film block). Link:

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Locations needed for Feature Films etc

(These locations must be in Nassau County)
For HBO Movie, “Too Big to Fail”, they’re seeking a cavernous, tall ceiling, old bank-like building for a financial institution, along the lines of a Cipriani in NYC

For feature film, “The Great Gatsby.” The movie will probably be filmed next spring/ summer. Baz Luhrmann is directing. They are looking for a red brick/ Greek revival type mansion rather than the castle look. The second house is what Beacon Tower looked like - almost chateau with point. Not cast yet.

Marvel Studios feature film, “The Avengers,” is looking for a large lab like building with an atrium. Must be modern, grand and circular. Big shoot.

Paradox, Inc. needs a spacious Turkish bath for a Chromeo music video for one day during the last week of September. This is for a 40 person shoot.

Travel Channel needs a 1900's style cobblestone road surrounded by grass, trees, a brick building, possibly old-fashioned lamp posts and arches for one day the end of next week for a program, "Mysteries at the Museum."
If you have any suggestions for these locations, please e-mail and reference the project name – thank you!

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