New York on Location Event on Sunday

(released 9/18/2014)

Kaufman Astoria Studios

New York on Location will be a street fair themed behind the scenes vantage of the film production industry. On Sunday, September 21, from 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m., the Museum of Moving Image, Kaufman Astoria Studios, and the Local Theatrical Teamsters 817 will collaborate their doors and fill the streets with free, family-friendly, open to the public activity.

Production trucks and key members of production crews will be on site to allow you to see and talk about the crafts of hair and make-up, stunt performing, special effects, electrical, grip, and lighting. Step inside a honeywagon and tinkle like a star. Watch a make-up artist apply bruises to a face. Explore a pop-up dressing room. Walk the backlot of Kaufman Astoria Studios. Kaufman Astoria Studios backlot (36 Street, between 34 and 35 Ave).

The Museum of Moving Image is offering free entrance to see the current exhibit Behind the Screen. The presentation will give insight to the process of making, marketing, and showing film and television. Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue) and surrounding streets in Astoria.

For more information on the fair day, go to the Museum's website:

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