MOME announces premiere dates for two new NYC Media series, Date While You Wait and NYC Women's Fund Showcase. Date While You Wait, the award-winning 13-episode series, premieres on NYC Life Channel on Wednesday, October 13 at 8pm; NYC Women's Fund Showcase debuts on the NYC Life Channel on Friday, October 15 at 8pm. Learn more about the programming 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.