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Curran Kicks-off 21st Annual LIIFE – Long Island International Film Expo

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This year’s festival will include over a hundred short and feature-length independent films from all over the world.

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran at the kick-off the 21st Annual Long Island International Film Expo.

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Mineola, NY - August 6, 2018 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined members of the Long Island Film/TV Foundation and the Nassau County Film Commission to kick-off the 21st Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE). This year’s festival will include over a hundred short and feature-length independent films from all over the world.
 
“The Long Island International Film Expo has become an annual celebration showcasing the extraordinary talent of filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and directors from all walks of life,” said County Executive Curran. “The festival is an exciting opportunity for young filmmakers to take part in panel discussions, workshops and the viewing of wonderful independent films.”
 
Nassau County is the second busiest film commission next to NYC itself in terms of production days. The film, TV and commercial industries bring in over $200 M dollars in indirect economic impact per year to Nassau County. Some productions filmed in Nassau County over the past few years include: Impractical Jokers, Irishman, Quantico, Kevin Can Wait (first-ever live studio audience sitcom), The Week Of, Madam Secretary, Blacklist, Blindspot, The Good Wife, First Reformed, Spiderman 2, Sisters (summer 2014) with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, TrainWreck (2015) with Amy Schumer, The Comedian (2016) with Robert De Niro, and NBC Live: The Sound of Music, PeterPan, The Wiz (all filmed at Grumman, Gold Coast Studios).