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Please note the office will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2015, in observance of Columbus Day.

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City of New York Opens Doors to NYC's First Public Graduate Film School - the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined City University of New York Chancellor James Milliken, Media and Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia López, Barry R. Feirstein, and other elected officials to open the doors to the Brooklyn College Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. The Feirstein School, which welcomes an inaugural class of 69 students this fall, is the only public graduate school in the nation seamlessly integrated into a working film lot, Steiner Studios, and is the first public graduate school of cinema in New York City.
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Mayor De Blasio and Commissioner López Congratulate the 2015 "Made in NY" Primetime Emmy Winners
The 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday, September 20th, and “Made in NY” series won in 19 categories. “New York City is home to a thriving and talented creative community that works hard every day to provide us with new art and entertainment. In addition to making New York City a global hub for entertainment, the shows recognized tonight bring important economic activity to our city,“ Mayor De Blasio said.
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