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.

Pre-Production


Abunch LLC
Other Pre-Production, Props/Set Scenery
Abunch LLC is a scenic fabrication and installation company specializing in carpentry, metal fabrication, CNC work and graphic installation. We paint and we print. We do it all so you don't have to worry about it. We store and deliver our work so that it is never your problem, and we provide the equipment needed to bring it to life.
Angel Gates Productions
Aerial Photography: Drones, Audio Post-Production, Other Post-Production, Pre-Production, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery
Passionate filmmaker and content creator for individuals, organizations, and businesses both within the Hudson Valley and the metropolitan area of NYC.
Arm-of-the-Sea Theater
Storyboards, Props/Set Scenery, Other Production
Large-scale mask characters and puppet figures for rent or commission. Sets and props. Staging of plays within plays.
Backstage Studio Productions
Soundstages
21,000+ square feet
Capone Productions
Animation & FX, Audio Post-Production, Editing Services, EPK Companies, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Audio Services, Music Supervision & Clearance, Film Research, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Storyboards, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Lighting, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery, Still Photography, Writers
Capone Productions offers full-service video production from concept through delivery. We specialize in documentaries, corporate videos, music videos, branding videos, EPK's, and social media content. We can also provide specific support at any stage of production or post-production. We have a full location sound package and vastly experienced operators. We have a full camera package including lights and gimbal as well as operators experienced in both verite style documentary shoots and staged shoots. Capone Productions also brings over 20 years of post-production experience to your project. We offer post-production supervision, offline and online editing, compositing, FX, and title design. Via our music studio: Hell's Kitchen Recording, we also offer audio services such as audio mix, VO record, and even music composition or recording.
Circle The Wagons
Music Supervision & Clearance, Film Research, Other Production
Licensing Project Management: Assess, track and negotiate content clearances (personalities, trademark and copyright). Overall production and event project management (music, photos and video clip research, reverse tracking of rights holders, ratesheet / contract negotiation, and procurement of municipalities' ABC licenses).
Ellenbogen Creative Media
Animation & FX, Aerial Photography: Drones, Audio Post-Production, Editing Services, Audio Services, Camera Rigs & Mounts: Dollies, Jibs, Generators, Etc., Other Post-Production, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Soundstages, Storyboards, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Grip & Electric Dept., Lighting, Production Services, Teleprompter Owner/Operator, Video Engineers
Ellenbogen Creative Media is a full-service digital media production facility covering virtually every aspect of the industry. Our services include: 1) Pre-production: creative development, concepts, pre-visualization, storyboard illustration, scripting writing, and editing. 2) Production: On-location and studio video recording, video production support, 360-degree virtual reality camera production, FAA certified aerial drone operator, experienced production crew, A/V equipment rental, sound stages for video and sound, audio recording, conference spaces, , and production office space and support. 3) Post-production: audio video editing, graphics, after efx animations and motion graphics, audio mixing, voiceover recording, 3D animation, and visual effects, screening room and turn-key editing suites rented by the day or week. We have you covered with our team of dozens of on-site production professionals in the largest facility in the entire region, over 30,000 sf. facility. No one in the region has more to offer. See the Ellenbogen difference!
EvanLacon.com
Storyboards
Story Telling Coaching. Stories, when told correctly bring the audience in. Learn the key elements of effective story telling to engage the audience completely. I will coach your actors in this easy to learn and fun skill.
Hudson Valley Casting
Casting
Hudson Valley Casting provides both union and non-union talent for film, commercials, print, voiceover, theater and corporate events. Recent credits include The Bread Factory Part's I and II (40+ principals roles and background) Departures (local day players), Furlough (local day players), Pretenders (principals and day players), One Percent More Humid (local day players), The Miseducation of Cameron Post (background), and Mi America (principals and background). Other commercials and industrial projects cast by HVC include Angry Orchard Cider, I Love NY Tourism, Delta Airlines, Orange Regional Medical Group, ABC/Stanley Steemer PSA, and Visiting Angels, to name a few. Hudson Valley Casting also casts audiobooks for Hachette Book Group.
Ideology, Inc.
EPK Companies
Ideology, Inc. is a creative media production company specializing in Marketing and Publicity materials for film, television, theatre and business, including DVD featurettes, EPK, trailers, promo, web video, and other short and long-form documentary video. Clients include Sony Pictures, NBC/Universal, Paramount, Fox, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, BCDF Pictures.
Jhhl.net
Animation & FX, Audio Post-Production, Computer Services, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Live Special Effects, Props/Set Scenery
I'm a programmer and can write custom iOs and web apps to be plot points or MacGuffins in your plot. I can also put up real tie-in websites, perhaps for fictional entities in your script. - Programming: iOS and Websites (some of which might look/act like apps) - Programming design and UI
Joan Capria
Location Services
Realtor - can help with locations, rentals & purchases
JOHN MCGOVERN, BAGPIPER AND ATTORNEY AT LAW
Entertainment Attorneys, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging
BAGPIPING LOCAL COURT APPEARANCES CONTRACT DRAFTING AND NEGOTIATIONS
Locust Hollow Technologies
Computer Services
Mac Repair Services​: -Troubleshooting, hardware and software repair of iMacs, MacBook Pros, MacBooks, Mac Pros, Mac Minis and iPhones -Upgrades to increase speed and performance (including solid state drive and RAM upgrades and installations) -One-on-one assistance and tutoring with Apple software, OSX usage, applications, photo libraries, iPhone syncing and iCloud -Data backup strategies and implementation (Time Machine and other systems) -Data retrieval from failing or unresponsive hard drives Operating system upgrades and software installations Home and Business Services​: -On-site one-on-one assistance and tutoring with Apple software, hardware or other technologies -Home and business network, wi-fi set up and configuration -Smart home technology integration, consultation and installation; including security systems, smart thermostats, cameras, smart lighting, and home assistant AI systems -Wiring installations in existing and new construction -Home and commercial audio installation, set up and consultation
Markertek
Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Lighting, Pre-Production, Post Production
Markertek is an Employee-owned, highly specialized broadcast and pro-audio / Video equipment provider serving the technical side of the media industry with over 80,000 SKUs at best prices - supported with dependable advice from actual pro-audio and video professionals. The Markertek catalog has achieved a strong following among digital media professionals as the ultimate design tool for creating the electronic infrastructure required to produce the majority of prime time television shows, feature films, commercials, and chart-topping music hits, as well as all other areas in the audio and video industry. Markertek is proud to offer 10% off to Ulster County Pre & Post Production Companies. Markertek has all the newest and most exciting video production equipment needed to get the job done. Please call our sales team at 845-246-3036 and mention priority code: BUYLOCAL Some restrictions apply - Please Call for Details. This is for Pick Up orders only
Michael Carrus
Animation & FX, Audio Post-Production, Computer Services, Editing Services, Marketing, Transcript Services
Audio, video production, graphic design, computer services, repair, diagnostic, network design, support.
New York Media Consulting
Entertainment Attorneys
Next Step Digital
Computer Services, Marketing
Website Development
Northguild
Aerial Photography, Aerial Photography: Drones, Audio Post-Production, Editing Services, Assistant Directors, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Audio Services, Camera Assistants, Camera Rigs & Mounts: Dollies, Jibs, Generators, Etc., Other Post-Production, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Storyboards, Other Pre-Production, Hair & Make Up, Lighting, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Script Supervisor, Steadicam Owner/Operators, Teleprompter Owner/Operator, Unit Production Managers, Writers
COMMERCIAL FILMMAKING The medium of film can be used to tell anyone's story. People, organizations, and brands can all benefit from having their message brought to life on screen. We help you find your story and unique perspective. FILM PRODUCTION We're always interested in collaborating with other filmmakers to help realize productions. Our core team can exist at the center of the crew or surround an existing one – we thrive in the roles of Producers, Cinematographers, and Directors. EVENT PRODUCTION - MUSIC There are no do-overs with live events, the moment is there, and then it’s gone. Capturing the energy of a live musical performance requires technical competence, coordination, and teamwork to get it right the first – and only – time. We assemble crews and bring in the support staff needed to pull it off. EVENT PRODUCTION - BEHIND THE SCENES For certain events like workshops, festivals, conferences, and meetings – there can be an entire story just beneath the surface. Being embedded into these events as a crew allows to capture the essence of your event from behind the scenes. AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY Sky is no longer a limit.
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.
Script Knight
Other Pre-Production, Writers
Screenwriting, rewriting, notes, script doctoring, creative consulting/coaching.
SPAF Studios - Saugerties Performing Arts Factory
Soundstages
Tech Smiths
Computer Services
We have Apple Certified Maintenance Technicians, trained on the latest Apple technologies, on staff to work on your Mac as well as highly trained Unix and Windows PC techs to work on the rest. We are experts in virus removal, system upgrades, hard disk and storage issues, performance tuning, network and security, and much much more. We have over 15 years of IT support experience, providing full featured managed services for businesses ranging from 5 to 50 employees. Contact us for more information about how we can help your business. With over 25 years of technical experience, we cover all computer and Internet technologies. We also offer training and tutoring in a variety of software, operating systems and internet technology and much, much more.
TechCity Properties,Inc.
Soundstages
1 million square feet available.
The Mac Works
Computer Services
We help people and organizations do amazing things in the world by providing the IT consulting, training, systems administration, and mobile app development they need. Our distinguished and diverse clients come from many industry sectors including retail, legal, healthcare, marketing, education, manufacturing, green energy, R&D, graphic design, photography, government; basically, wherever Apple’s OS X, iOS, or mobile apps play a leading part or a supporting role.
Thomas H. Benton
Entertainment Attorneys
Utopia Soundstage
Soundstages, Lighting, Tents, Tables, Chairs
RENT UTOPIA Video & Film TV / Film Set Photo Shoots Music Videos Live Broadcasts TV Commercials / Infomercials / Promos EQUIPMENT / FACILITIES: Large lighting grid (possibility of 200+ lights) 12 basic short / med throw lights (some with gels) Huge refinished green-screen Cameras, crew, and additional equipment rates available upon request. Audio & Rehearsals Multi-track HD recording Full-production music rehearsals Film / TV Scoring SFX / Sound design EQUIPMENT / FACILITIES: Assorted bass / guitar / drum backline 32 Channel PA with all speakers, mics, cables, stands Additional recording / mixing rates and equipment list available upon request provided by Flymax Recording (full gear list). Events & Parties Parties Showcases / Small Concerts Screenings Conferences EQUIPMENT / FACILITIES: Large lighting grid (possibility of 200+ lights) 12 basic short / med throw lights (some with gels) 16 Channel PA with all speakers, mics, cables, stands Online ticketing services and event personnel available upon request.
Vintage Value Group International
Picture Cars, Equipment, Sales/Rentals
Vintage Value Group provides a unique and comprehensive service to those who own or want to own vintage, classic or collectible cars. Our involvement in the market of registered and available cars covers the entire world. We connect the demanding collector with those offering their treasures for sale.
Wildcat Epic
Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Other Pre-Production, Production Services, Stuntwork & Safety Coordinator
Marine Specialist: Location Kingston NY -U.S. Coast Guard Captain. -American Canoe Association (ACA) Member with a Level 3 Coastal Kayak instructor certification. -US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor -US Sailing Level 1 Instructor -Delivery Captain and Skipper. Services- Can source and secure : -Marine Vessels. -Marine Support -Marine Stunts and safety -Camera Platforms -Amphibious Rigging -Action Boat Hire Rigging Coordinator, stunt rigger, crew safety: -Extensive experience in rope access and aerial rigging from working the in movie industry from 1995-2019. -Having worked on television productions, reality shows, and commercials as rigging coordinator, stunt rigger, crew safety, and stunt double. -My technical experience includes working with flying rigs, wire-work, zip lines, and cable set up’s, as well as performing rigging on moving vehicles, marine craft, and helicopters.
Wind Reel & Print LLC
Casting, Assistant Directors, Film Research, Other Pre-Production, Producers, Production Services, Writers, Other Production
JT is a DGA 1st AD, award winning Screenwriter, Producer and Director.
Jaf Farkas
Art Directors & Production Designers, Storyboards
Graphic design, computer artist