3/13/2014 6:59:00 PM

Central New York Business Journal: Feature film to shoot in Upstate, post-production work to be done at The Film House in DeWitt

Central New York Business Journal

DeWITT — Producers of the upcoming feature film, “The Opium War,” will shoot it in upstate New York, with post-production work scheduled at The Film House in DeWitt.

Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney; Alain Kaloyeros, CEO of the State University of New York College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (SUNY CNSE); and Ryan Johnson, CEO of The Film House, made the announcement in a joint news release distributed today.

The officials estimate the project will create 500 permanent and temporary jobs and contribute $10 million in direct investment.

“The Opium War” represents the first project in Central New York for The Film House, a Los Angeles–based film and television company that’s moving its headquarters and production and distribution operations to the upcoming Central New York Hub for Emerging Nano Industries.

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