The Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater & Broadcasting has its own project to unspool during the upcoming Tribeca festival.
Short “Beyond the Skyline” will bow during the fest to promote Gotham as a production location. Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, and Whoopi Goldberg are among the stars who appear in the three-minute spot.
“Beyond the Skyline” will be shown during the festival, premiering Tuesday.
“What could be a better medium to sell New York City to filmmakers than an original short film, made in New York and starring some of the city’s most popular talent,” said mayor’s office commissioner Katherine Oliver.
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Short was filmed across Gotham over the course of two weeks. The mayor’s office created the pic in association with the Saline Project and its directors, Justin Francis and Adam Toht. Pair interviewed local talent about their preference for shooting in New York.