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The lure of urban areas

Producers are also attracted to cities like Newark, said Kenneth Gifford, director of the Newark Office of Film + Television. “There are multiple facilities in the city,” he said, noting they include Ironbound Studios, and Express Newark.

The Ironbound Film and Television Studios, a 43,000-square-foot facility popularly known as Ironbound Studios, offers studio stages from 500 to 7,300 square-feet, production lofts, offices, conference rooms, rental equipment and other amenities for small-to-large television, motion picture and digital media productions.

Express Newark was launched in January 2017 in the historic Hahne & Co. building with assistance from Rutgers University-Newark and other organizations. The university helped develop the Community Media Center, which offers year-long residencies and provides high-tech gear, editing systems, and advanced software applications to filmmakers who may not otherwise have access to equipment and space.

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