• MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES A RECORD 23 PRIMETIME TELEVISION SERIES NOW BEING FILMED IN THE FIVE BOROUGHS – ADDING TO THE 100,000 JOBS SUPPORTED BY NEW YORK CITY’S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

    August 22, 2011 8.22.12

    BROOKLYN NAVY YARD — Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver Monday announced a record 23 television series are being filmed in New York City — contributing to the growth of an industry that supports 100,000 jobs.

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  • BROOKLYN COLLEGE AND STEINER STUDIOS TO ESTABLISH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF CINEMA AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD

    January 20, 2011 SteinerStudios25WABrooklynCollege1.20.11

    BROOKLYN, NY (January 20, 2011) – Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and Steiner Studios will be establishing a new graduate school of cinema, to be located on the Steiner Studios lot at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Steiner Studios has the largest soundstage and production facilities on the East Coast. The public graduate program will be affordable and will be the only graduate school in the country seamlessly integrated into a working film lot. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the formation of the school yesterday at his 2011 State of the City Address.

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  • GOTHAM AWARDS CELEBRATE THE BEST IN INDIE FILM, MAYOR RECEIVES TRIBUTE IN BROOKLYN

    December 5, 2007 GothamAwards12.5.07

    December 5, 2007 – The 17th Annual Gotham Awards kicked off the annual awards season honoring the best in independent film with a gala ceremony held for the first time in Brooklyn at Steiner Studios. Presented by IFP, the evening also included a Tribute award to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Talented playwright and actor Sarah Jones served as host and presented the mayor with his award.

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  • BROOKLYN NAVY YARD AND STEINER STUDIOS ANNOUNCE PLANS TO TRANSFORM

    December 5, 2007

    December 5, 2007 – The Brooklyn Navy Yard and its largest tenant – the wildly successful Steiner Studios – are teaming up to redevelop a 20-acre site within the Navy Yard as a media campus. Seeking to attract a diversified pool of media, film, television, and entertainment companies, as well as non-profit organizations, Steiner Studios and Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) issued a joint Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the site, which formerly was used by the Navy as a medical compound.

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  • MAYOR BLOOMBERG AND SPEAKER QUINN ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR HISTORICAL CENTER AT BROOKLYN NAVY YARD

    November 7, 2007 BNYHistoricalCenter11.7.07

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn today announced plans for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Historical Center, which will be housed in the United States Marine Corps Commandant’s residence, built in 1857 and now known as Building 92. Once renovated and expanded, with a modern structure attached to the rear of the building, the 25,000-square-foot facility will house a new center that will celebrate the Navy Yard’s past, present, and future and will provide community meeting space and office facilities for the Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment (BCUE).

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