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Tuesday July 29, 2014

NY Film & TV Industry Continues to Grow, Says Report

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg opening ...

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg opening the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to a study from Boston Consulting Group, NY’s ‘s film and TV industry is flourishing. 2011 brought in $7.1 billion from the 275,000 employees in the city’s entertainment sector, making it second place in growth only to Hollywood.

Despite the national trend of job loss, the entertainment industry has seen a growth in 30,000 jobs since 2004.

Mayor Bloomberg said in a statement that this growth is due to the city’s recent efforts to promoting technological innovation and improving the sector’s infrastructure.

AM New York