- Orange County, New York - just 50 miles from New York City, in the beautiful Hudson Valley.
Founded in 2013, the film office began in order to better represent the region to incoming and potential film productions. At the start of 2019, the film office came under the umbrella of the Orange County Tourism Department. Our role is to act as a liaison for the film industry with the government agencies in Orange County. We are also working with local talent, crew and businesses to establish an infrastructure in the county, setting up contacts within the municipalities and streamlining paperwork, so it’s easy for filmmakers to come here and do business.
The New York State Film Tax Credit Program offers the production industry the nation’s most stable and successful production and post-production tax credits, offering as much as 35% on labor and qualifying post production projects in Orange County NY.
Orange County is one of the most beautiful counties in New York. Approximately 50 miles north of New York City, Orange County offers everything from urban landscapes, historic architecture, beautiful farmland, rolling hills, picturesque villages, tranquil lakes, quaint main streets, the majestic Hudson River on our eastern border and the beautiful Delaware River on our western border.
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In addition to scenic locations, we have properties across the county such as empty schools, office buildings, old psychiatric centers, former camps AND over five qualified sound stages – all waiting to be featured in YOUR next film.
Take advantage of our production friendly hotels and all that Orange County, NY has to offer. We have a wide variety of lodging types throughout the County. You can conveniently browse options and book your stay on our tourism site.
Here at the OCNY Film Office, we have a growing database of both union and non-union film professionals. From line producers to PA’s, we have a crew base that allows productions to hire local.
The Whale • True Story • Law & Order: SVU • American Choppers • Big Dogs • Pinball • One December Night • Redemption in Cherry Springs • The Pale Blue Eye • American Gangster • Mob Town • Mr. Deeds • Super Troopers • Michael Clayton • Final Destination • Home Town Kickstart • Restaurant Impossible • Billions • Cake Boss • The Sopranos • The Apprentice • Succession • White Collar • Inventing Anna • Power Book II • Heavy • Duplicity • Easy Living • King Cobra • Crazy Famous • The Way Out