Pre-Production Resources

New York State is home to one of the largest and most experienced pools of talent and film crews anywhere in the country. With Ulster County’s proximity to New York, many experienced industry professionals call Ulster County home. Long-term efforts by the Hudson Valley Film Commission and the Woodstock Film Festival form the backbone for a thriving network of production, post-production resources and supporting services, such as set designers, art directors, construction specialists, carpenters, caterers and landscapers.

Use the below to learn more about local production resources and businesses. Select from Pre-Production, to Post- Production Resources or utilize the Keyword Search.

Location Services


Cragsmoor Volunteer Fire Department
Location Services
Non profit volunteer fire department. We're on the road to the entrance of Sam's Point Preserve in Minnewaska State Park. We've provided overflow parking for productions shooting at the preserve, most recently "New Amsterdam".
Deep Tanks, Inc.
Casting, Location Services, Soundstages, Other Pre-Production, Production Services, Still Photography
DEEP TANKS STUDIO is a 3000sqft space located in Kingston NY. The studio is available to rent for photography/video production/events/meetings. We have free grip equipment and seamless paper. Two restrooms with shower. Parking for 10 cars and 2 RVs For rates and bookings please contact us at 917 597 5175 or 845 443.9071.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
Location Services
The Maritime Museum is located on the Rondout waterfront so we are a great location for any waterfront shoots. We also have sail and row boats that can be rented including a solar tour boat that is very beautiful and very quiet. We also have a large timber-frame barn that is suitable for catering / holding area rental.
Joan Capria
Location Services
Realtor - can help with locations, rentals & purchases
Mark Eis LLC
Armorers, Location Services, Other Pre-Production, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Props/Set Scenery, Script Supervisor, Unit Production Managers
site support, location support, staging supervision, live event technical management, project management
Nostrand Productions
Aerial Photography, Aerial Photography: Drones, Audio Post-Production, Casting, Editing Services, Art Directors & Production Designers, Marketing, Assistant Directors, Audio Services, Music Supervision & Clearance, Camera Assistants, Film Research, Transcript Services, Camera Rigs & Mounts: Dollies, Jibs, Generators, Etc., Location Services, Other Post-Production, Picture Cars, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Costume Design/Wardrobe, Storyboards, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Other Pre-Production, Grip & Electric Dept., Hair & Make Up, Lighting, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery, Script Supervisor, Steadicam Owner/Operators, Still Photography, Unit Production Managers, Writers, Other Production
Nostrand Productions is an award-winning digital film and video production company based in Kingston, New York. Nestled upstate within New York’s Hudson Valley, we offer full-service production packages to guide your project or campaign from concept to completion.
Patchface Productions
Aerial Photography: Drones, Casting, Art Directors & Production Designers, Assistant Directors, Audio Services, Camera Assistants, Film Research, Camera Rigs & Mounts: Dollies, Jibs, Generators, Etc., Location Services, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Costume Design/Wardrobe, Storyboards, Other Pre-Production, Grip & Electric Dept., Hair & Make Up, Lighting, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery, Script Supervisor, Steadicam Owner/Operators, Still Photography, Unit Production Managers, Writers
We specialize in writing and development, all aspects of pre-production and production. Can work with any scale of production and budget. Narrative, documentary and commercial projects are all welcome.
Pine Ridge Dude Ranch
Location Services, Lodging/Accommodations
Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, located in Kerhonkson, NY can support Film Crews working in the local area with Lodging and Food Services. The property operates as an all inclusive family resort open to guests on weekends throughout the year and operates daily from June through September. We can easily accommodate crews during off peak times of year with housing and dining needs. As well, the ranch resort's 150 acres and stable of over 30 horses could be the perfect location for a crews next shoot!
Sort of Satisfactory LLC
Accounting, Completion Guarantees, Insurance, Audio Post-Production, Casting, Editing Services, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Film Research, Location Services, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Storyboards, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Producers, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Steadicam Owner/Operators, Still Photography, Writers
Sort of Satisfactory is an independent creative studio based in upstate New York. Founded by two generalists, S.O.S operates as a nimble and cost-effective solution for forward-thinking brands and agencies that seek enduring creative partnerships. With integrated production abilities and a small core team, S.O.S has the flexibility to scale as needed, bridging the gap between agency sensibilities and production company services. In all of our work we identify key talent from our global network, bringing them on to match the scope of any project that comes our way - that is, if we can't already do it ourselves. At S.O.S we operate with a "we-not-me" mentality positioning ourselves as true collaborators. Taking all project targets into consideration, we develop content that is both visually stunning and impactful. As creators, we take a production-minded approach ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget. Founders, Mik Cooper and Michael Clarke, bring over a decade of experience in the Film and Advertising industry with Mik working primarily as a Producer and Michael working as both a Director and Commercial Photographer. Select clients between them include: ADP, AstraZeneca, Bridgestone, Canon, Champion, Citi, Enterprise, Equinox, Facebook, Google, Lincoln Motor Company, New Balance, Nike, Outdoor Voices, Patagonia, Under Armour, Samsung, The New York Times, Toyota, Tumi, UnitedHealthcare, Walmart, Vogue, Vrbo and many more. We tackle projects of all shapes and sizes. We also own a Sony Venice 2 Package which we subrent in the Hudson Valley.
Trillium Productions
Film Research, Location Services, Other Pre-Production, Writers
Providing location scouting and some casting throughout Ulster County.
Valley Courier & Delivery Service
Location Services, Other Post-Production, Location Vehicles And Transportation
Valley Courier is a certified Woman owned Business. We are a same day delivery service delivering anything from a envelope to a sprinter load. We cover the entire state of New York and all the surrounding states. We operate 24/7/365 days. We do business with production services such a Firehouse Productions, Costume Armor, Aurora Productions and many businesses throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. We can be reached 24/7/365 at 845-331-1025 or 800-424-6695.
Villa Broza
Extra, Location Services
A property perfect for photo shoots and films. Working horse farm, Spanish and Italian vibes with a terracotta roof and copper trimmings. Inside the estate features teak furniture and terracotta flooring. Basement is set up like a speakeasy.
Flying Cow Drones
Aerial Photography, Aerial Photography: Drones, Editing Services, Location Services
Hudson Valley based drone services company offering a variety of aerial imaging packages. Custom jobs also welcome around imaging and videography. Please reach out to us to see how we can best assist you.
jeri cohen
Location Services, Other Production
Location scout & manager- Teamster Local 817
John Hutchinson - Location Scout
Location Services, Production Services
Award winning location scout/manager with 25+ years experience in feature films, TV, commercials and print. Recent projects include A Quiet Place Part 2, White House Plumbers, The Gilded Age, Three Women, White Noise. Member LMGI - Teamsters Local 817
John Hutchinson - Location Scout
Location Services, Production Services
Award winning location scout/manager with 25+ years experience in feature films, TV, commercials and print. Recent projects include A Quiet Place Part 2, White House Plumbers, The Gilded Age, Three Women, White Noise (Netflix/Noah Baumbach,) Manhunt. Member LMGI - Teamsters Local 817