MOME launched the Off-Broadway in the Boros Fest, a series of Off- and Off-Off-Broadway performances running from Sept. 29 - Octo. 3 at locations throughout the 5 boroughs. The 5-day festival aims to shine a light on local performing artists while offering free entertainment to New Yorkers in neighborhoods hardest hit by the pandemic. See the full lineup for Off-Broadway in the Boros Fest here.
MOME & NYFA have opened finishing grant applications for the third round of the NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. NYC storytellers in TV, film, theatre, digital, and music sectors can submit their creative projects by, for, or about women at nyfa.org/nycwomensfund now.
MOME's NYC Film and Television Industry Economic Impact Study 2021 (read the report here) details specifics on the film and television industry's significance and contribution to New York City’s economy. In 2019, the industry supported in total approximately 185,000 jobs, $18.1 billion in wages, and $81.6 billion in total economic output.
Open Culture is a new City government program that allows ticketed, socially distanced outdoor performances, rehearsals, and classes at nearly 200 street locations throughout the five boroughs. Click here to learn more about Open Culture guidelines and permits.