Santo Domingo.– President Luis Abinader met on Wednesday morning with the famous North American director M. Night Shyamalan, producer Marc Bienstock, Anyarlene Bergés, from INICIA and executives from Lantica Media who are pre-producing an important film project in the country.
The project, produced by Blinding Edge Pictures and distributed by Universal Pictures, will be shot entirely in the Dominican Republic during the last quarter of 2020. The production will generate jobs for more than 300 local industry professionals.
President Abinader ratified his support for the industry and recognized the importance of hosting international productions of such magnitude to position the country as a competitive film destination and as a new niche for tourism.
M Night Shyamalan is one of the 10 most important and successful directors in the world. Director of “Sixth Sense”, “Signs” The Village ”, the trilogy of“ Unbreakable ”,“ Split ”and“ Glass ”and of the Apple TV series“ Servant ”. Also participating in the meeting were Rafael Elias from Lantica studios, Juan Aguerrevere from Media Net and Albert Martinez also from Lantica film studios.