NEWS & MEDIA
Based on the best-selling nonfiction book The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor by CNN’s chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper, “The Outpost” chronicles the true story of the 53 U.S. soldiers who tried to repel an overwhelming attack by almost 400 Taliban insurgents at Combat Outpost Keating in northeastern Afghanistan.
Within the context of the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Panos Kouanis, President and CEO of EKOME, Nu Boyana Film Studios CEO Yariv Lerner and York Film Studios CEO John Kalafatis held a joint Press Conference, during which the new “Nu Boyana Hellenic Film Studios”venture was presented.
The Bulgarian production hub Nu Boyana Film Studios is preparing to break ground on a studio in Thessaloniki, Greece. The partnership with John Kalafatis, CEO of the New York City-based York Studios, will be dubbed Nu Boyana Hellenic, and will highlight the growing cooperation between the neighboring countries, as the introduction of Greece’s 35% cash rebate last year has a ripple effect across the region.
New York-based York Films has come aboard to co-produce Millennium Media’s The Outpost, the Rod Lurie-directed Afghanistan war thriller based on the 2013 bestseller by CNN’s Jake Tapper.
BRONX Times: Construction of a $100 million movie studio in Soundview is underway. On Tuesday, June 6, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the York Studios’ Michelangelo Campus, a state-of-the-art film and television production complex at 1410 Story Avenue.
This week York Studios is breaking ground on a $100 million movie studio on a 10-acre vacant lot off the Bruckner Expressway in Soundview. The production complex is about 2 miles from Silvercup Studios’ new $40 million facility in the Port Morris neighborhood, which opened in August. The new production center will be the second for York Studios, which opened a 40,000-square-foot…