Newark, located 8 miles west of Manhattan, is the largest city in the State of New Jersey, with a population of about 280,000. It is one of the nation’s major air, shipping, and rail hubs. Newark is headquarters to numerous corporations, such as Audible.com, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Panasonic, Prudential Financial, PSE&G. It is home to several universities, including Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, cultural and sports venues, among them New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark Museum and Prudential Center, and much more.
A culturally diverse city, Newark is divided into five geographical wards, and contains neighborhoods ranging in character from bustling urban districts to quiet suburban enclaves.
Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC) is the primary economic development catalyst for Newark, New Jersey, organized to retain, attract and grow businesses, enhance small and minority business capacity, and spur real estate development within the city.
The Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau (GNCVB) implements strategies to maintain and improve Newark’s image as an attractive destination, and to encourage visitors to take advantage of Newark’s world-class retail, cultural and entertainment attractions.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in 31 countries and 77 offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning it to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.
* The Newark Office of Film + Television is generously funded with the support of DLA Piper.
For more than 135 years, Prudential Financial, Inc., has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock ®, an icon of strength, stability, expertise, and innovation.
Newark’s all-new 12-screen theatre features first-class digital projection with 3D, stadium seating and Dolby Digital. More at http://cityplex12.com
The Newark Museum operates in the public trust as a museum of service, and a leader in connecting objects and ideas to the needs and wishes of its constituencies. We believe art and science have the power to educate, inspire and transform individuals of all ages.
More at http://newarkmuseum.org
NJPAC is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day.
More at http://njpac.org
Prudential Center is home to the three-time Stanley Cup Champion and 2011-2012 Eastern Conference Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball, the WNBA’s New York Liberty, and over 200 events a year including major concerts. Opened in October 2007, the arena now welcomes over 2 million guests annually. The Rock provides the ultimate live sports and entertainment experience for fans, featuring unique dining options and superior customer service in seven premium lounges. More at http://prucenter.com
Founded in 1999, and based in Newark, 24horas is the leading and only Portuguese language daily publication in the United States, serving the NY/NJ metro area.
More at http://24horasnewspaper.com
Newark-centric blog that covers life in Newark in areas of arts, culture, entertainment and food.
More at http://glocallynewark.com
New Jersey’s largest local newspaper, based in Newark, serving readers daily in both print and online.
More at http://nj.com/starledger
The Newark Office of Film + Television is also proud to partner with a wide array of businesses and organizations in the Newark area and beyond. If you are interested in partnering with us, and furthering business and educational opportunities in Newark, please get in touch with us: partner[at]newarkfilmtv.com
We also invite you to get involved with the Newark Entertainment Roundtable Forum.