What is the "Made In NY" Discount Card?
The "Made In NY" Discount Card opens an opportunity to great savings and special offers for film industry professionals at many of New York City’s most popular retail and service establishments, including hotels, restaurants, car rentals, health clubs and more! The more you use the "Made In NY" Discount Card, the more you save.
Who is eligible for the "Made in NY" Discount Card?
Bona fide production crews shooting in New York City who have a valid permit and/or insurance on file with the Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting:
How do I get a "Made In NY" Discount Card?
Film and Television
- Music Videos
- Still shoots
Bona fide productions in New York City. A production must meet one of the following criteria:
- funded by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
- produced by a nonprofit theatre company with tax-exempt 501c3 status
- produced by a member of A.R.T./New York
- listed in a current issue of the Theatrical Index.
It’s easy – and free! Once you have submitted a permit application, download the "Made in NY" Discount pdf from the Permit Summary page and present to participating vendors. Or, your production representative may request cards from an Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting Permit Coordinator. Once the application form is filled out, and the permit is issued, a specific number of cards will be given to the production based on the type of production (ie: film, television, commercial, music video) and general crew structure. Please allow up to 48 hours for processing.
How do I obtain a discount or special offer using the "Made In NY" Discount Card?
First, refer to our list of participating vendors which is continually refreshed on our website. Simply show the Card or "Made in NY" Discount pdf at any of our participating vendors to receive the discount or special offer at the point of sale. Some of our participating vendors do transact business via phone and/or on-line (ie: hotels). If this is the case, mention that you are a "Made In NY" Discount Card Holder and be prepared to present your card upon request.
Does the "Made In NY" Discount Card Expire?
Yes. The expiration date corresponds with the project’s New York production schedule.