The November 1st issue of The Hollywood Reporter offers up a worrisome take on the exit of Michael Bloomberg from 12 years in office. Will Bill de Blasio — the presumed winner of the New York mayoral race — ever match what Bloomberg’s powerful Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting commissioner Katherine Oliver delivered via successful programs such as Made in NY ?
The Hollywood Reporter quotes de Blasio on the need to grow New York’s film and television industries. He is said to have proposed tripling the enrollment in the Made in NY program, which offers training and job opportunities on films and TV shoots to unemployed, low-income New Yorkers. Will that be enough?
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