Sky TV Filming Commercial on Stanton Today

Posted on: October 13th, 2010 at 6:11 am by

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If you live on or around Stanton Street between Ludlow and Orchard, and are wondering why you were rudely awoken this morning, you can thank Sky TV. All the commotion of boom lifts, film personnel, and extras are part of a new commercial being filmed for the UK television network/satellite broadcasting company.

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Scene setup began last night on a specially-built scaffold at the 167 Orchard project site, soon to sprout a new home for the Slipper Room. Cameramen installed their gear on a small track and were doing all sorts of testing, while others did some landscaping from their booms.

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We were told by one member of the film crew that the goal is to capture a neighborhood panorama of daily life.  With extras.  In Hell Square.

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