By Anna Lapp
The lights dim. Sound blares. Colors explode. When we venture to a movie theater, or turn on the television at home, we engage in a viewing experience that captures our attention and our imagination. Every time we pop in a DVD or stream Netflix, we feed a billion dollar industry.
When we think about films, we often imagine New York City or Los Angeles. It’s the classic default for major films—sky scrapers, epic city sights, and a range of backdrops. But is it really? For instance, a large portion of the city scenes in “Marvel’s The Avengers” were filmed in Cleveland. The production of films is not limited to NYC or LA, and Columbus is on its way to becoming a part of that billion dollar industry.
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