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Posted: April 26, 2019

The avidly anticipated culmination of the biggest cinematic franchise (22 feature films) of the Marvel Comics Universe, Avengers: Endgame, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, officially opens on Friday, April 26.  Some of the epic footage was gleaned right here in the Hudson Valley.

Our savviest local source for clues is Hudson Valley Film CommissionMORE

Posted: March 29, 2019

According to the December 2018 study, film and television production jobs in New York State are up 55 percent since 2004, growing 4.5 times faster than all other job sectors in the state. New York’s market share of the total of all film and TV jobs in the U.S. grew by 25 percent between 2004MORE

Posted: March 29, 2019

Filmmaking nourishes and feeds a cast of thousands, including New York State's small businesses. 

That's the lesson local restaurants and food establishments around the state are learning when film productions arrive and need to feed the people who work on the increasing number of series and movies that are being shot here.

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Posted: March 29, 2019

Casting directors do far more than find movie stars and principal actors for film and television projects-they keep thousands of actors working around New York State as background actors and extras.  Casting directors do far more than find movie stars and principalMORE

Posted: November 01, 2018

Feature films, television series, and pilots are venturing out to explore New York State like never before, with location shoots including one in Minnewaska State Park that involved “a major scene with some of our lead actors appearing to jump off a 60-foot waterfall into a pool below,” said Antoine Douaihy, Executive Producer of theMORE

Posted: October 10, 2018

Woodstock, NY – Are you coming to the 2018 Woodstock Film Festival? Are you considering making your next film in Ulster County? Please come chat with us about it at the #UlsterForFilm hospitality booth at Woodstock Artists Association Museum (WAAM) on Friday afternoon.

With up to 45% NYS Film Tax Credits and a variety ofMORE

Posted: March 09, 2018

"Furlough" a new movie filmed in Ulster and Dutchess counties will open in theaters March 16.

The cast for this comedy includes three Academy Award-winning actresses — Goldberg, Anna Paquin, and Ulster County resident Melissa Leo — as well as Tessa Thompson, who has starred in "Annihilation,"MORE

Posted: October 25, 2017

Saugerties, N.Y. – As part of his ongoing commitment to help local businesses take advantage of the recent expansion in film, media, and television productions that resulted from the post production film tax credit he fought for, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein hosted a Workshop On Doing Business With the Film Industry in partnership withMORE

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