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.


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.
Alchemy Total Wellness, LLC
Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Alchemy Total Wellness offers Personal Training, Life Coaching, and Health Coaching services, as well as group classes ranging from meditation and yoga to cycling and circuit training.
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.
Art for Living
Art Directors & Production Designers, Location Services, Costume Design/Wardrobe, Props/Set Scenery, Still Photography
- costume and wardrobe services - custom hats, masks, and character makeup - I am a freelance curator and have connections with lots of local artists - I have a lot of resources for props of all kinds, including modifying them for specific purposes.
Backstage Studio Productions
21,000+ square feet
Body Intelligence
Film Research, Production Services
Choreography, movement styling, and movement coach for actors. On-set physical therapy, pilates, and yoga.
Capone Productions
Animation & FX, Audio Post-Production, Editing Services, EPK Companies, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Audio Services, Film Research, Music Supervision & Clearance, 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.
Catskill Mountain Pictures
Assistant Directors, Location Services, Production Services
Production and location services for film, fashion and television. Over twenty years experience in feature & narrative films, TV specials, documentaries, as well as commercial, educational, industrial & corporate projects all over the world. Select credits: Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take 2 1/2 (Sundance '05), Come, Lovely (Woodstock Film Festival '04), Protect And Uphold (New York State Grand Juror Orientation Video), Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey (PBS), Destination Mozart (PBS & ORF), Book of Days (New York Film Festival).
Chameleon Graphic Arts, Inc.
Marketing, Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Grey Ivor Morris is a designer with several decades of professional experience. In my capacity as a professional designer, I have managed all aspects of Web and print projects, with special expertise in Webpage creation, custom logo design, photo retouching and spot illustration. I served as a manager of art departments for over 15 years. During my five-year tenure as Art Director for financial trade magazines in New York City, I oversaw the complete redesign of all four print publications. I have strong interpersonal skills, and am efficient and easy to work with. My solid organizational abilities and a background in hands-on production allow me to take assignments to conclusion quickly and efficiently. I remain current with design & software trends and am a strong proponent of social networking and e-mail advertising, maintaining e-blasts and social media for myself and several clients. I also write and edit copy for a variety of projects. Skilled in the following - Desktop publishing: Adobe InDesign; Web: Adobe Dreamweaver, Edge Animate; Imaging: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator. Video: Adobe Premiere.
Circle The Wagons
Film Research, Music Supervision & Clearance, Other Post-Production, 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).
D & D Doors Inc.
Location Services, Other Pre-Production, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery
Down to Earth Property Maintenance
Other Pre-Production, Generators, Props/Set Scenery, Other Production
Fully insured general contracting and landscape services. Owners on site.
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, Soundstages, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, 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!
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.
Fay Wood Studio
Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Artwork for rent or sale
Glo Spa Woodstock
Location Services, Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Massage, aesthetics, hair by Le Shag capsule, nails, Medi spa Botox. Steam and infrared sauna, gym coming in February. Beautifully designed.
Graphic Spectrums, Inc.
Art Directors & Production Designers, Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Props/Set Scenery, Still Photography, Other Production
All films seem to need graphic design and their resulting products. We can with the production designer and graphics team in creating these items that we always see in films in accordance to fit the genre, period and style of the production. Some examples might be: street/store signage, street posters, office documents, restaurant menus, newspaper layouts, product/box packaging, book jackets, computer monitor content/website pages, etc. In most cases we can supply the finished product in the necessary quantities, or we can supply the art file to the design department for final output.
Hudson Valley 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.
Hudson Valley Current
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
The Hudson Valley Current endeavors to help its community match unmet needs with underutilized resources by facilitating a mutual credit network. Participating in this network is fairly straightforward— You simply agree to accept an additional form of payment known as Hudson Valley Currents in exchange for your goods and services. You spend the Currents you earn at other businesses who accept Currents locally within the Hudson Valley.
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.
Entertainment Attorneys, Music/Sound Composition, Arranging
JR Hook Productions
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
see above
Kopavi Studios
Location Services, Props/Set Scenery
Fine art paintings available for rent for set decoration. Plus 43 natural acres facing the Shawangunk Ridge in High Falls with open meadows, woods, a pond and a barn for filming as background natural environment.
Laura Shoemaker
Casting, Talent Agents, Hair & Make Up
Makeup & hair for production needs and 5 years of Pre-production experience.
Mara Schiavetti Beauty
Film Research, Hair & Make Up
Hairstylist Makeup Artist Light SFX
Pre-Production, Post Production, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Lighting
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.
Michael's Music & Massage
Music/Sound Composition, Arranging, Location Services, Post Production, Other Production
On-site massage therapy services utilizing a portable massage chair and table. Services include minute rates as well as by the half and full hour, and 90 minutes to two-hour massage, using modalities including deep tissue, sports, foot reflexology, trigger point, shiatsu, and medical massage. Post-production music services include complete film score composition and production.
Modern Kicks Event Planning
Location Services
New York Media Consulting
Entertainment Attorneys
Rock and Snow Inc.
Location Services, Equipment, Sales/Rentals
Sales of equipment, rental of props, connections to climbing professionals, wilderness outdoor location assistance.
Rockcliff House
Location Services, Lodging/Accommodations
Rock We are considering building a sound room for recordings.
Rosenbaum Media Group LLC | Brand-News-Team Inc.
Animation & FX, Aerial Photography: Drones, Audio Post-Production, Casting, Editing Services, Marketing, Location Services, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Still Photography
4K cinematic production FAA certified drone pilots with federal authorization to fly in controlled airspace from Buffalo to Bridgehampton. Carries commercial aviation insurance. Gains national earned and paid media attention for clients, product launches, and brands.
Script Knight
Other Pre-Production
Screenwriting, rewriting, notes, script doctoring, creative consulting/coaching.
Seven21 Media Center
Location Services, Other Post-Production, Soundstages, Equipment, Sales/Rentals, Production Services, Other Production
Seven21 Media Center is the largest full-service production facility in the region. This is like a shopping mall for the media industry with virtually every aspect of the production process covered: Seven21 has rentals of production office space, conference rooms, screening rooms, sound stages, green screen studios, voiceover booths, turn-key video editing suites, meeting spaces, high speed fiber internet access, and a complement of equipment rentals like: cameras, lighting, audio, wireless systems, PA gear, video systems, communication systems, camera support and much more. We don't just have spaces and tools, we have the team to back it up. Seven21 can help as your CREW and is made up of over 100 production professionals on-site with a diverse skill set ranging from IT professionals, computer techs, audio engineers, video engineers, graphic designers, animation and visual effect artists, camera operators, video editors, musicians, marketing pros, legal counsel, lighting directors, you name it our crew has you covered. Seven21 is the only number you need to know. Call us for a tour or ask us about our facility.
SPAF Studios - Saugerties Performing Arts Factory
Stick to Local Farms
Location Services
Location services with deep knowledge of area's agricultural locations
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.
1 million square feet available.
Technical Service Specialists Inc.
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Generators, Grip & Electric Dept., Lighting, Other Production
Electrical Services Low voltage services HVAC supply and installation Trouble shooting of HVAC and control systems
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.
The UPS Store
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Props/Set Scenery, Other Production
Parcel receiving available at our convenient location in Kings Mall - weekend parcel services available Worldwide shipping out-bound Graphics design, Wide-Format printing, Assistance with print-based prop production Quick-run copy services Mailbox services Notary services
Thomas H. Benton
Entertainment Attorneys
Utopia Sound and Video Studio
Soundstages, Equipment, Sales/Rentals
Soundstage features 46X40 room with a 30-foot ceiling; draping of room perimeter top to bottom; solid slab floor; 2 full baths with shower and steam room. Full electric service. Lighting grid and sound equipment available for rental. Rehearsal space.
Utopia Soundstage
Soundstages, 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.
YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County and Camp Seewachamano
Aerial Photography, Aerial Photography: Drones, Casting, Location Services, Catering & Craft Services, Talent Agents, Other Pre-Production, Location Vehicles And Transportation, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery, Still Photography, Other Production
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Casting, Marketing, Film Research, Camera Assistants, Location Services, Talent Agents, Grip & Electric Dept., Location Vehicles And Transportation, Lodging/Accommodations, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Props/Set Scenery, Script Supervisor, Stuntwork & Safety Coordinator, Writers
Find venues, coordinate festivals, find bg actors if needed as well as places to shoot. I work in films on and behind the camera if needed.
Alexander Milligan Photography
Aerial Photography: Drones, Location Services, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Other Pre-Production, Still Photography
On-set still photography: Movie Posters Advertising Portraits Location scouting Director of Photography
Amy Hutchings Casting
Amy Hutchings Casting for feature films evolved from casting models for over 100,000 photo shoots. We cast union and non union actors for projects from Montauk to Albany.<br/>Recent credits include Departures (local day players and background), Furlough (local day players and background), Vigilante (background), Diane (background), Pretenders (background) One Percent More Humid (local day players and background). Additional film credits can be found at
Basilica Hudson
10,000+ square feet
Cale Communications
Marketing, Storyboards, Writers
We write press releases, video content, website copy, correspondence, speeches, and marketing material; we design websites, collateral, logos, digital/print ads, billboards, and more. We manage public speaking engagements, media relations, and provide training so that you can share your story confidently. We publish Living Rhinebeck magazine, and are about to launch Living Kingston magazine. We get the word out - and we have fun doing it!
Conscious Living Unlimited LLC
Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Christine offers 1-to-1 work and group work that helps you find balance, clarity and create what you want. Powerful and Empowering mindset work when you need it most. Christine Agro is an internationally recognized Spiritual Teacher and Healer. She is the #1 International Bestselling author of Awaken & Grow: A Practical Guide For Your Spiritual Journey. She's worked with thousands of people around the world helping them find clarity, peace and a deeper connection to Self.
Copper Moon Therapeutic Bodywork
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Massage Therapy, deep tissue work, stress relief, energy work, injury recovery, sports event preparation, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy. Certified member American Massage Therapy Association. Certified member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
Creative Entertainment Connections
Talent Agents
Established by industry veteran Laura Siegel, CEC is a boutique talent management agency representing above and below-the-line artists to the film and television industry.
Daniel Strol
Location Services, Other Production
Location Management | Scout
David Ray Martin
Location Services
Select local credits: <br>The Affair, King Jack, Cold in July, A Birder's Guide to Everything , We Are What We Are, Meadowland
Dino Davaros Productions, LLC
Aerial Photography, Aerial Photography: Drones, Casting, Assistant Directors, Camera Assistants, Location Services, Other Pre-Production, Grip & Electric Dept., Production Services, Still Photography
Director, G&E staffer
Hudson Valley Locations
Location Services
Select local credits: I Dream Too Much
Hudson Valley Locations Management
Location Services
Select local credits: Diane, The OA, Flight of the Conchords
Jaf Farkas
Art Directors & Production Designers, Storyboards
Jean Saliter Designs
Computer Services, Marketing, Location Services, Storyboards, Other Pre-Production, Props/Set Scenery, Still Photography
Thousands of area photographs from landscapes to streetscapes, perfect for story boards. Large framed prints available in color or black and white for staging scenes. Fast and reliable graphic services. 30 years experience.
John J. Dickerson
Education: (BFA) NYU Film/TV (TSOA) 1999 Experience: Feature Film, Music Video, Commercials, Animation
Kara Janeczko
Location Services, Unit Production Managers
Select local credits: Sidney Hall, It Comes At Night, We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew
Layer Cake Productions
Casting, EPK Companies, Location Services, Talent Agents, Producers, Production Assistants, Production Coordinators, Production Services, Unit Production Managers, Writers
Lundegaard Imageforge
Editing Services, Art Directors & Production Designers, Audio Services, Cinematographers/Directors Of Photography, Storyboards, Grip & Electric Dept., Lighting, Still Photography
Production, Prop & Set Design/ Hero Fabrication 4k Camera Services (Sony, O'Connor, Atomos, Ronin M) 1/2 ton G&E package (Kino, Quazar, Lite Panel, Mole, Doorway Dolly & track, Mini-Jib, 8x8 frame w/silk, 2 HiBoys, Hazer, Fogger, Menace Arm) Dialect & Stage Combat Coaching Production & BTS Photography / EPK Off-Line Editorial
Mara Schiavetti Beauty
Film Research, Hair & Make Up
I work with wigs, period and syfy hair styles. Light special effects.
Michele Baker
Location Services
Hudson Valley projects: Higher Ground, Happy Tears, Against the Current, The Cake Eaters, The Night Listener, Transamerica, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger, The Thing About My Folks, Down to the Bone
New York Life Insurance Company
Accounting, Completion Guarantees, Insurance
I offer a variety of products that can help you meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to business planning, estate and charitable planning, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income strategies. Please contact me to help you fully analyze your needs and recommend appropriate solutions. Neither New York Life Insurance Company, nor its agents, provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professionals before making any decisions.
One Less Thing, Inc
Other Post-Production, Other Pre-Production, Other Production
Scope of services include but not limited to: Concierge Services, Research, Sourcing, Purchasing, Management, Organization, Troubleshooter and Problem Solver, Task Oriented.
Richard Kroll Research
Film Research
Supporting communications professionals as a creative resource with timely, accurate, and inspiring informational and visual research. Thirty years experience. See listing for filmography.
EPK Companies
Riverwood Signs by Dandev Designs, Inc.
Marketing, Catering & Craft Services, Other Pre-Production, Props/Set Scenery
Sign design & manufacturing, large format printing, and proficient in old world skills such as gilding, carving, marquetry, faux finishing, & glass chipping.
Sheet Metal Workers' Local 38
Location Services, Unions & Guilds, Production Services
Our goal is to provide the highest quality craftsman for commercial, residential and industrial industry. We cover Architectural roofing and siding, commercial and residential heating and air conditioning, and commercial kitchens. We can fabricate and install just about anything made of metal. We have OSHA 10, OSHA 30, snorkel lift, scissor lift, lull and AWS Welding certified workers.
Sloss Law Office L.L.P.
Entertainment Attorneys
Entertainment attorneys