A podcast that looks to connect you with the people, companies and organizations involved with unifying the film and television industry in New York.
Episode 12: Scouting a Course Forward
On this episode, we are joined by NYPA member Les Fincher. Les discussed everything from the COVID-19 crisis, and how it has affected the industry, as well as how the industry will rebound. He also talked about his long career working in film & television in New York, and the importance of the New York Film Tax Credit.
Episode 11: A Bi-Coastal Relationship
Mike Fantasia, President of the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI), joined the podcast to discuss the newly minted partnership between NYPA and the LMGI. He also discussed his long career, including getting his start on happen-chance encounter with Steven Spielberg in Montana while working as Park Ranger. Mike also gets into his involvement with Teamsters Local 399 and how he sees the industry recovering from COVID-19.
Episode 10: Helping Our Community
On this episode, we are joined by Isabella Olaguera to talk about her organization, Feed the Freelancers. The organization is dedicated to helping freelancers in the film & television industry by providing groceries during this COVID-19 crisis. Isabella also highlights the newly cemented partnership between NYPA and Feed the Freelancers, which includes a goal of raising $4,000 for a round of groceries. Make sure you tune in to hear Isabella's story, and how you can get involved!
Episode 9: Producer Peter Saraf's Perspective
Producer Peter Saraf joined the Beyond the Set NY Podcast to discuss his long career working in television, including with iconic actors such as Tom Hanks and Steve Carell. Peter also shared his memories of a New York before the tax credit came into existence, and what he sees coming next for the industry post Covid-19.
Episode 8: Looking Beyond the COVID Crisis
On the latest episode, New York Production Alliance Vice President Michael Jackman joins us to discuss his career working in Film & TV in New York, his reaction to the response of the industry to the COVID-19 crisis and how he sees it recovering. Michael also discussed the importance of the tax credit in New York State, especially since people are going to need to get back to work quickly. Don't forget to rate, review and share!
Episode 7: NYPA Film & T.V. Members Give Back To Their Community
Eva Radke, NYPA Member and co-founder of ArtCube Nation, has mobilized an "ArtCube Army" to help serve those most vulnerable on the front lines of this Covid-19 crisis - Doctors and Nurses. Her team of volunteers is helping to make face shields and other medical equipment for doctors in New York City. Make sure you reach out to Eva if you would like to Donate or find out more information.