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New York on Location


Free admission

Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, I.A.T.S.E. Local 52, and Kaufman Astoria Studios will present New York on Location, a day-long, family-friendly street fair that offers a behind-the-scenes look at film production in New York. The public will have the rare opportunity to go inside 20+ working movie trailers and trucks—straight from productions shooting in New York—and speak directly with movie professionals about what they do on set. As in past years, the event will feature stunt performers demonstrating street fighting, high-falls, and stunt-driving; makeup and hair demos; and weather effects like snow and rain. Food will be available from movie catering trucks and treat trucks.

Location: Kaufman Astoria Studios backlot (36 Street, between 34 & 35 Ave), Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Ave), and surrounding streets—at the heart of the Kaufman Arts District.

Admission is also free to the Museum all day.

Weather Effects (snow and rain), and Hair and Makeup Demonstations will be ongoing throughout the day. Free face painting and hair extensions for kids! 

Stunt Schedule (subject to change)  

11:00 a.m. High Falls

11:30 a.m. Car Stunts

11:45 a.m. Fire Stunts

12:00 p.m. High Falls

12:15 p.m. Car Stunts

12:30 p.m. Fire Stunts

12:45 p.m. High Falls

1:00 p.m. Car Stunts

1:00 p.m. Street Fighting Performance

1:15 p.m. Fire Stunts

1:30 p.m. High Falls

1:45 p.m. Car Stunts

2:00 p.m. Fire Stunts

2:00 p.m. Street Fighting Performance

2:15 p.m. High Falls

2:30 p.m. Car Stunts

2:45 p.m. Fire Stunts

3:00 p.m. High Falls

3:00 p.m. Street Fighting Performance

3:15 p.m. Car Stunts

3:30 p.m. Fire Stunts

3:45 p.m. High Falls

4:00 p.m. Car Stunts

New York on Location is sponsored by the Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, and I.A.T.S.E. Local 52, with additional support from CBS Corporation, The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., NBCUniversal, and Warner Bros. Entertainment and HBO. The event is present in collaboration with the New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture & Television Development and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. Crain’s 5boros and Queens Courier are media sponsors.