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Watch Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks’ DUMBO Movie Shoot

Steven Spielberg’s Cold War movienow titled St. James Place – starring Tom Hanks, transformed the Anchorage Place area in DUMBO into the 1960s this weekend. Gothamist posted some great photos yesterday and many residents took to social media today to document the action. The film is scheduled to be released in October 2015. Filming in DUMBO ends Monday.

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Photos: HBO’s Boardwalk Empire Shoots on Monroe Place and Turns Back the Clock to 1931

HBO’s Boardwalk Empire filmed on Monroe Place today and will be filming in the vicinity at least through Monday. This is the final season of the drama starring Brooklyn’s own Steve Buscemi and early reports say that no character is safe.

Check out our photos and a SPOILER (sorta) after the jump.

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Scouting NY Covers The French Connection, Brooklyn Heights

Plenty has been written about Moonstruck on Cranberry Street, how Luca Brasi went to sleep with the fishes in the Clark Street Hotel, and how the top floor of 10 Montague Terrace is the gateway to hell. But Brooklyn Heights also made cameo appearances in several other films, including William Friedkin’s The French Connection. Scouting [...]

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50 Cent Produced Show ‘Power’ Shoots On Hicks, Cranberry Streets On Thursday

The 50 Cent produced drama, ‘Power’, scheduled to debut on Starz this year will be shooting in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday (3/6). If you’re parked in the vicinity of Hicks and Cranberry your car may be towed to a nearby location if not moved by 6AM. Shooting is scheduled to go from noon to midnight. [...]

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This Brooklyn Heights Resident’s Revelation Will Have You Thinking About Film Shoots In A Whole New Way

A Brooklyn Heights resident posts this revelation about leaving their car in the “No Parking” zone during a film shoot.

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BHA Throws Cold Water on Film Shoots As City Declares Part of North Brooklyn Heights A “Hot Spot”

The BHA is claiming partial victory as the NYC Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting has declared Brooklyn Heights from Clark to Cranberry streets between Columbia Heights and Henry a “hot zone,” declaring a “partial moratorium” on production in that portion of the neighborhood. Here’s the BHA’s full dispatch sent earlier this week: We are [...]

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Looks Like Adam Sandler’s The Cobbler Will Be Shooting Monday (12/16) In Brooklyn Heights

As we tweeted last week, signs were posted around Cranberry and Hicks Streets asking cars to be moved by 5pm Sunday (12/15) or risk being towed to make way for filming of The Cobbler. The Adam Sandler flick was in the same area a couple of weeks ago. Signs were still up this weekend, even [...]

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TV Shoot Alert: 50 Cent’s New Drama ‘Power’ Shooting In Brooklyn Heights Friday (12/6), Cars Will Be Towed

Power, a new drama produced by rapper 50 Cent for the Starz network and starring Omari Hardwick will be shooting in the North Heights on Friday. Posters in the area say that cars must be moved from these areas before 10pm Thursday night: Hicks Street between Cranberry and Middagh (West Side) Cranberry Street between Hicks [...]

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Move Your Car — Adam Sandler’s The Cobbler Is Shooting In Brooklyn Heights Monday

If you’re parked on Orange, Hicks and other streets in the north Brooklyn Heights you better move your car by 5pm Sunday (11/24) or you will be towed due to a movie shoot.

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Paparazzo From My Window: Hostages Shoot on Pierrepont Place

Dan Patterson may have been frustrated in his quest to get a photo of Kristen Stewart, but your correspondent was the beneficiary of blind luck. As I was having breakfast Saturday, I saw a crew laying tracks on the far side of Pierrepont Place, and assorted filming equipment being unloaded from a truck. I returned [...]

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Hostages, Person Of Interest All Filming In Brooklyn Heights This Week

Two super-awesome CBS dramas are filming in Brooklyn Heights this week. And while our humble publisher is hoping to catch a glimpse of Person of Interest star Taraji P. Henson, we reckon most folks are just trying to figure out if their car will be towed due to filming. Thankfully, the BHA’s Judy Stanton sent [...]

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Have You Seen Kristen Stewart In Brooklyn Heights Filming Anesthesia?

Last week, signs were posted around Cranberry Street announcing that Tim Blake Nelson’s film ‘Anesthesia‘ would be filming there as well as on Willow and Orange Streets today. BHB contributor Dan Patterson sniffed around and came back with a photo of… trucks.

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Hear an Explosion This Evening? Not to Worry.

This in from Notify NYC: Notification issued 10/14/13 at 5:00 PM. On Tuesday, October 15, the filming of a movie will simulate an explosion on private property within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The stunt will occur once between the hours of 6-10 PM. FDNY and NYPD will be on site.

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Today’s TV Shoot Of ‘Hostages’ Is A No Tow Situation

Signs were posted over the weekend around Monroe Place and Pierrepont Street informing residents that the CBS drama ‘Hostages’ would be filming in the area today. The BHA’s Judy Stanton tells us that the towing permit for the shoot was denied by the mayor’s office yesterday. The production company has changed the signs to reflect [...]

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Levin Introduces Bill to Require Info on Film Shoots

City Council Member Steve Levin, who represents Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods, has introduced a bill in the Council that would require the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to make “monthly reports detailing the locations of all film shoot permits in New York City, broken down by Borough, Community Board, Council District, and [...]

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Boardwalk Empire Shooting on Monroe Place

In addition to the Banana Republic shoot on Henry St. today, the HBO series Boardwalk Empire will also be filming on Monroe Place. (So it will be Christmas on Henry St., and Prohibition on Monroe.) You may be able to glimpse some of the scenes before getting waved away by the PAs, but just make [...]

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