Film on Bay
Staten Island’s SNL superstar, Colin Jost, has been working on a Lorne Michaels produced film for a little while now. This week, we were treated with a first look at the comedy.
This Way on Bay’s, Alexandra Nyman, recently directed a short film entitled, “Emilia”. Nyman has lived in Tompkinsville for the past five months and creating films with her boyfriend, and native Staten Islander, Sebastian Barbera.
Life, After is an upcoming web-series with it’s sights set on exploring the trials and tribulations of the afterlife. The project and it’s creators have been raising an initial round of funding on Kickstarter.
Filmmaker, Don Arangio, is quickly becoming the viral sensation of Staten Island’s North Shore. After the runaway success of his quirky short film “10am” last month, Arangio recently started making rounds on the web again, this time for a photograph of a rainbow shining on the Staten Island Ferry.
Filmmaker and St. George resident, Don Arangio’s most recent video pays tribue to life on the North Shore of Staten Island in this absurd short film.
You probably know that VH1’s hit series, Mob Wives, is filmed on Staten Island. The show which is in it’s fifth season, recently aired it’s season finale which was tapes at the historic Edgewater Hall. Big Ang, Renee Graziano, & Co. brought the “New Blood” season to a crescendo on the first floor of the storied Stapleton catering hall.
Did you know that there was a network TV show that was set in Staten Island? If you’re like most people I’ve spoken to, you had no idea.
You might not recognize him under the makeup, but that’s native Staten Islander, Nick Williams, in the center of the above photo in the black and white clown makeup. After packing up from Staten Island, the North Shore staple with a big voice has big things brewing down in The Big Easy.
Staten Islanders who are fans of Scarface and The Godfather Trilogy might be excited to learn that film star Al Pacino’s latest was shot right here on Staten Island. A dark comedy, The Humbling, is an edgy look into the chaotic life of an actor suffering from dementia.