Long Island City and nearby Astoria serve as the hub of New York’s TV and film industries, housing two of the largest studios outside of Hollywood.
Silvercup Studios: NYC’s largest full-service film and television production facility. Silvercup is the current home to TV shows 30 Rock and Gossip Girl, and was where The Sopranos and Sex & the City (TV show and movies) were filmed. Movies that were shot here include: Big Daddy, Little Nicky, Gangs of New York, Analyze That, Sea of Love, Sabrina, The Godfather Part III, Do the Right Thing, Working Girl, The Devil Wears Prada, Meet the Parents and Mickey Blue Eyes.
Kaufman Astoria Studios: A National Historic Landmark, KAS has been making movies and TV shows since 1920. The home of Sesame Street, The Cosby Show and dozens of TV shows, KAS is the filming location for such renowned movies as Eat Pray Love, Doubt, The Taking of Pelham 123, The Pink Panther, Ransom, Carltio’s Way, Scent of Woman, The Age of Innocence and The Cotton Club.
Windmill Studios NYC (North Brooklyn): Film and Photography Studio on Kingsland Ave.
Riverfront Studios (North Brooklyn): Riverfront Studios (North Brooklyn)
Steiner Studios (North Brooklyn): Steiner Studios is the largest US film and television production studio complex outside of Hollywood. It is located on 20 acres within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Steiner Studios is home to ten soundstages, totaling 131,000 sq. ft.