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Variety honored New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Katherine Oliver, the Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, at an afternoon cocktail event in Gotham April 24.
Baz Luhrmann took me by surprise four years ago when he confided over lunch that he intended to shoot "The Great Gatsby" as his next movie -- he explained that he had become obsessed with the…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
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Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…