About MOME

About the Agency

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment encompasses the key economic and creative sectors of film, TV, theater, music, advertising, publishing, digital content and real estate as it relates to these industries. In total, these sectors account for over 305,000 jobs, and an economic output of $104 billion. The office promotes New York City as a thriving center of creativity, issuing permits for productions filming on public property, and facilitating production throughout the five boroughs. It also oversees NYC Media, the largest municipal broadcasting entity in the country including five TV Stations and a radio station with a reach of 18 million households and a 50-mile radius.
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About the Commissioner

Julie Menin is the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, an agency encompassing the key economic and creative sectors of film, TV, theater, music, advertising, publishing, digital content and real estate as it relates to these industries. In total, these portfolios account for over 305,000 jobs, and an economic output of $104 billion. Commissioner Menin also oversees NYC Media, the largest municipal broadcasting entity in the country including five TV Stations and a radio station with a reach of 18 million households in a 50-mile radius.
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Office History

Filming in New York wasn’t always as easy as it is today! In the 1960’s, producers often required upwards of 50 permits to shoot in the City, and gaining access to some of New York’s hottest locations was tricky, at best. Producers were required to obtain a permit for every single day of production.
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About Careers

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Language Access

In July 2008, Mayor Bloomberg signed Executive Order 120, creating a centralized language access policy for New York City. Executive Order 120 mandates that all City agencies that provide direct public services create a language access implementation plan in order to ensure meaningful language access to their services.
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Contact Us

The Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting is located in the Ed Sullivan Theatre Office Building at 1697 Broadway, 6th floor. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM. You will need to bring picture ID to gain access to the building.
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