December 12, 2016
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Announces Seven New York-Based Productions Nominated for 2017 Golden Globe Awards

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Seven New York State-based Productions Earn 16 Nominations

Productions Generated More Than $224 Million in Spending; Created 13,300 New Hires in the State




Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced seven New York-based productions earned 16 nominations for the 2017 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The productions generated more than $224 million in spending and created approximately 13,300 new jobs across the state. All nominated productions participated in the New York State Film Tax Credit Program.

“New York is home to some of the most iconic film locations anywhere in the world and these Golden Globe nominations are further proof that our entertainment industry is thriving, creating tens of thousands of jobs and injecting billions of dollars into the state’s economy in the process,” Governor Cuomo said. “I congratulate all the New York-based productions who were nominated for an award, and I encourage future filmmakers to build on the industry’s success and continue bringing jobs and investment to this state.”

“Thanks to New York State’s Film Tax Credit Program we have witnessed a historic increase in the number of features, series, and pilots filmed here,” said ESD President, CEO & Commissioner Howard Zemsky. “This program has been tremendously successful in establishing New York as a world-class destination to produce film and television and has created hundreds of thousands of jobs and I congratulate this year’s nominees.”

A complete list of the 2017 Golden Globe Award Nominees who participated in the New York Film Tax Credit Program is available below. The productions were filmed in New York City, as well as the Mid-Hudson and Long Island regions.

Best Motion Picture, Drama
“Manchester by the Sea” **

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea” **

Best Director, Motion Picture
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea” **

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea” **

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
“Manchester by the Sea” **

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Rami Malek, “Mr. Robot” (USA)
Matthew Rhys, “The Americans” (FX)

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Keri Russell, “The Americans” (FX)

Best TV Series, Comedy
“Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon)

Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy
Gael Garcia Bernal, “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon)

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy
Sarah Jessica Parker, “Divorce” (HBO)

Best TV Movie or Limited Series
“The Night Of” (HBO)

Best Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series
Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of” (HBO)
John Turturro, “The Night Of” (HBO)

Best Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series
Kerry Washington, “Confirmation” (HBO) **

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie
Christian Slater, “Mr. Robot” (USA)

**Participated in the New York State Post-Production Credit program

New York State Film Tax Credit Program
The New York State Film Tax Credit Program, launched in 2004, has contributed billions of dollars to the Empire State and continues to be the principle factor cited by productions when deciding to film and produce in New York. The seven productions earning nominations generated more than an estimated $224 million in spending in the state and approximately 13,300 new hires in the state. To date in 2016, 179 film and television projects have applied for the New York State Film Tax Credit Program, estimated to generate a record breaking 192,270 new hires and $3.2 billion in new spending for New York State.

About the Governor's Office of Motion Picture & Television Development
The New York State Governor's Office of Motion Picture & Television Development, a division of Empire State Development, offers film, television and commercial productions and post production tax credits for qualified expenditures in New York State. The office also serves as a liaison between production companies and city and local governments, state agencies, a network of statewide contacts, local film offices and professional location scouts and managers. For more information on filming in New York State or the Film Production and Post Production Tax Credit Programs, please visit

About Empire State Development
Empire State Development is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of Empire State Development is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits, and other forms of financial assistance, Empire State Development strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State. Empire State Development is also the primary administrative agency overseeing Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Councils and the marketing of “I Love NY,” the State’s iconic tourism brand. For more information on Regional Councils and Empire State Development, please visit and


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