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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Lynda Obst

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Veteran Hollywood producer Lynda Obst was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about the changes she's seen in the movie business in the last 20 years. She also us what she's reading and listening these days. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When the Movies Got Small

Monday, December 31, 2012

David Denby, film critic for The New Yorker and author of Do the Movies Have a Future?, talks about changes to the film industry and argues, though diminished, movies are still central to America's cultural life.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When the Movies Got Small

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

David Denby, film critic for The New Yorker and author of Do the Movies Have a Future?, talks about changes to the film industry and argues, though diminished, movies are still central to America's cultural life.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Film & Television Boom

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Commissioner Katherine Oliver, of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, discusses a new study showing the entertainment industry's spending in the city has grown 70% in the last decade.

Listeners: What's filming in your neighborhood? Or do you work on film or TV crews here in New York? Where have you been filming? Comment here.

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Features

City's Film, TV Crews Keep Busy Thanks to Pilot Season, Tax Credit

Thursday, April 12, 2012

New York is in the midst of a TV and film production boom. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment reports there are 13 TV pilots in development in the city so far this spring. That's on top of a record 23 series that were filmed in New York last year.

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Studio 360

2011: Dud Year for Movies?

Friday, December 02, 2011

This year saw a record number of sequels, reboots, and spin-offs: of the ten highest grossing movies, only one, Bridesmaids, was entirely original. Kurt Andersen talks with Sharon Waxman, editor of Hollywood business site The Wrap, about why 2011 ended up being a mediocre year for films ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Nods

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A.O. Scott, chief film critic for the New York Times, and Dana Stevens, film critic and co-host of Culture Gabfest  for Slate.com, review today's Oscar nominations.

Listeners: Who got snubbed? What movie, actor, or director should have gotten nominated but didn't. Call in or comment here!

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WQXR News

NYC Holds Hearings on $300 Film Permits

Thursday, June 03, 2010

WNYC

Low-budget New York City filmmakers are worried about a new $300 film permit charge.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Video Economic Indicators: Our Space

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

We have more videos from the Uncommon Economic Indicators Video Contest. Take a look at what these contestants noticed in their neighboorhoods--a string of store closings, recession sculpture, living in a film set--these are definitely things we didn't know. Now we share them with all of you.

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