SALT TO BRING MILLIONS TO THE CAPITAL REGION
ALBANY, N.Y. --- Not only will the local filming of Columbia Picture’s new motion picture Salt bring recognition to the area, but the two week movie shoot will pump well over a million dollars into the Capital Region’s local economy. The production of the film, which tentatively takes place Thursday, April 23rd to Monday, May 4th, brings 150 crew members to the area. Hundreds of local residents and businesses are working with Columbia pictures to help make the Salt vision a reality.
Columbia Pictures, which has been working in the area several months has reached out to local businesses with money in hand, for food services, vehicles to be used in the picture, accommodations, construction cranes, tent/chair rentals, parking lot rentals, and the rental of a local speedway for rehearsal… just to name a few.
Expenses for the production crew members alone have brought in $200,000 to hotels in the area for accommodations and will bring...