JanArtsNYC, the annual collection of world-class public performances and innovative industry gatherings taking place at various NYC venues, celebrates its 10th anniversary during "Performing Arts Month" January 2023. For more information and list of events, visit JanArtsNYC.org.
MOME & NYC Department of Education (DOE) announced that applications are open for the 5th Annual New York City Public School Film Festival, celebrating the talent and diversity of student voices. DOE middle and high school students throughout NYC can apply now through March 7, 2023 at nyc.gov/nycpsfilmfestival.
Rediscover your favorite bookstores throughout the five boroughs. Check out a list of shops at NYC.gov/NYCBookstores and stop by, show love, and shop your city.
MOME's 2022 NYC Publishing Industry Economic Impact Study details specifics on the industry's continued significance and contribution to the city's creative economy. Most notably, in 2020 the industry supported a total of 95,000 jobs, $11 billion in wages, and $34 billion in economic output.
Mayor Adams announced three new key components of his "Rebuild, Renew Reinvent" economic blueprint to drive inclusive growth in the film/TV sector, invest in NYC's creative economy, and ensure the industry recovers beyond pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels. This includes the appointment of MOME's Film Office Deputy Commissioner Kwame Amoaku, a Film and Television Production Industry Council, and Executive Order 21.