“A Special Christmas Dinner” to be Filmed in East Aurora Next Week
The Village of East Aurora, New York will again appear in a holiday themed movie.
Fred and Chris Olen Ray, Director and Producer respectively, are back in town to shoot their latest motion picture entitled “A Special Christmas Dinner”.
The father-son team are Hollywood based, and have shot several movies in Western NY and East Aurora including the popular Christmas movie “A Prince for Christmas” shot and released in 2015.
The movie crew will be shooting this Tuesday, March 26th mostly along Main Street and inside Vidler’s.
Background extras are needed and should be available all day (8am until 7pm). Those interested in appearing in this film are urged to send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Street merchants are asked to help by displaying holiday decorations for that day.
The Buffalo Niagara Film Office would like to thank the Village of East Aurora, Mayor Peter Mercurio; Village Administrator, Cathie Thomas and the village Department of Public Works and Police Department for their assistance.
The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is working closely with the Buffalo Niagara Film Office and the movie team to coordinate the shoot.
Tim Clark, Buffalo Niagara Film Commissioner stated that, “ My office appreciates the leadership and work of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce in coordinating these movie shoots in the village. It takes precision planning to pull it all off and the Chamber is a valuable resource and important partner for us and the Western New York film industry.”
Chamber Executive Director, Gary Grote says, “The Chamber recognizes this as a worthwhile contribution to the Greater East Aurora community. There is tremendous value to filming here by promoting the East Aurora community throughout the country while additionally the film crew purchases various supplies, equipment and food services from local vendors and employs local technicians to round out their film crew.”
The Chamber continues to be active in efforts such as this that help create a vibrancy which attracts shoppers and visitors to support our local business community.