Pretty Little Liars Is Casting For Babies!

“Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking 15-day to 3-month-old babies (singles/twins/triplets) to play White female infant on 4/5/23 in Newburgh, NY. INTERESTED? Email baby’s name, date of birth, weight, current photo, parent’s name, phone, & where are you from to Write “BABIES” in the subject line of your email.

Casting Call For HBO’s Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

Hello Orange County! **CASTING CALL*** Filming in Hudson Valley, NY April-July 2023… Seeking Ages 18+ to play younger high school students for various scenes. AND Seeking small town residents for various scenes for the HBO Max Series ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Mandatory COVID testing will be provided by production in Newburgh, NY. PAY RATE: SAG-AFTRA – […]

Short Film – Looking for PA’s

  Recent NYU Film Grad, and Warwick Local, seeking production assistants for upcoming short film. Shoot Dates: August 23 through August 25th Film Location: Newburgh Compensation: Unpaid. – However, food will be provided, as well as gas/travel reimbursement costs. This could be a great opportunity for anyone looking for more production experience. Interested? Please reach […]

Psst! Casting Call! Who Wants to Attend a Gala?

POKER FACE CASTING CALL! We are looking for Non Union actors to portray gala attendees. This will be filming in Somers, NY on BOTH Thurs 8/25 and Fri 8/26.  We ask people to have full day availability for both work days as well as being available for COVID testing and fitting prior to work.   […]

Casting Call for 9-17 Year Olds for Poker Face Series!

KIDS, ARE YOU UP FOR SOME GO KART AND ARCADE FUN? WELL, THIS POKER FACE CASTING CALL MIGHT BE FOR YOU! Grant Wilfley Casting is Seeking: Children 9-17 years old for scenes at a Go Kart Track/Arcade. COVID Test required prior to filming. Filming will take place in Chester, NY on 8/8. 8/9 or 8/10. Must be […]

Deadline to apply for HUDSY’s Film Grant is Only a Week Away!

Attention Filmmakers! Interested in applying for a Grant of up to $5,000? Well,  HUDSY, the first streaming video app for the Hudson Valley, is putting out a call for Hudson Valley content creators! Apply today! Grant recipients’ completed projects will stream on the HUDSY App, which features compelling series, impactful documentaries, engaging local stories and other video content about […]

POKER FACE Casting Call For Race Car Fans!

Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for YOU! SEEKING: 300 to 500 Orange County NY Locals to Portray Blue Collar Race Car Fans. Looking for All Types. COVID Test required prior to filming. Must be available to test in Newburgh on 7/29. Filming will take place in Mechanicstown, NY on 8/1. Must have full day availability […]

POKER FACE Casting Call For Dinner Theater Patrons!

Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for YOU! SEEKING: Men and Women (50s-70s) to portray Dinner Theater Patrons. LOOKING FOR NEW FACES! COUPLES WELCOME! Must be ok with atmospheric smoke in the scene. This will require a COVID Test before filming in Newburgh, NY. Filming will take place in the Hudson Valley area. Shoots multiple dates […]

POKER FACE Casting Call for Metal Concert Fans

  Grant Wilfley Casting is looking for YOU! SEEKING: Men and Women (20s-50s) to portray Heavy Metal/Rock Concert Fans. MUST NOT HAVE WORKED ON POKER FACE BEFORE. Must be ok with atmospheric smoke in the scene. This will require a COVID Test before filming in Newburgh, NY. Filming will take place in the Hudson Valley […]

Casting Call Alert!!! POKER FACE Seeking Restaurant Attendees!

Casting Call Alert!!!   Peacock series “POKER FACE”, created by Rian Johnson, is currently looking for SAG-AFTRA and non-SAG-AFTRA talent to portray BBQ restaurant attendees as well as restaurant staff.   Filming will be between 5/13- 5/26 in Walden, NY area. (Orange County NY)   Interested? Send email to:

“Home Town Kickstart” premieres tonight at 8pm!

Woohoo! HGTV’s new series “Home Town Kickstart” premieres tonight at 8pm! The series will highlight six small town communities and their makeovers. Here’s a sneak peek. This May, HGTV highlights Orange County NY’s very own Cornwall! So be sure to tune in on May 8th at 8pm, to see Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent of […]

Casting Call For Peacock’s New Series “POKER FACE”.

Casting Call Alert!!! Peacock series “POKER FACE” created by Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne, is currently seeking 2 young children to portray the children of a principal actress. Looking for the following: 2 Caucasian children (Boy or Girl), with brown hair. Child 1: Age 2-3 years old. And Child 2: Age 5-6 years old. Note: […]

Hollywood Comes to Town: OCNY Businesses Roll Out Red Carpet

Local vendors supply welcome baskets for cast and crew of Darren Aronofsky’s film ‘The Whale’ ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (March 16, 2021) – The Orange County New York Tourism and Film Office organized and delivered welcome baskets for the cast and crew of Darren Aronofsky’s film “The Whale” which is currently filming on location at Umbra […]

New Series Filmed in Orange County, N.Y. to Premiere on Amazon Prime, Tubi

  “BIG DOGS”, based on Adam Dunn novels, launches on streaming services July 1, 2020 ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (June 22, 2020) – A new series, “BIG DOGS”, is set to premiere on streaming services Amazon Prime and Tubi on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The series, created by author Adam Dunn and based on his novels, was heavily filmed […]

Film Industry Focus Virtual Panel May 1st @ 6PM

  Orange County N.Y. Tourism & Film is excited to join the Orange County New York Arts Council‘s FILM INDUSTRY FOCUS virtual panel this Friday May 1st! The best part is, this zoom event is absolutely FREE! Register today to learn about challenges and solutions currently facing the Film Industry. Hear about opportunities to get involved. Find […]

American Documentary Introduces COVID-19 Artist Emergency Fund

Attention Documentary Filmmakers! American Documentary is stepping up to the plate to help filmmakers during this COVID-19 crisis. AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY – To be eligible for this program, an artist must demonstrate need and a professional relationship to documentary filmmaking. For the purposes of this application, “professional” is defined as one or more of the following […]

Don’t Forget To Shop Local This Easter!

While You’re At Home Practicing Social Distancing, Why Not Order From These Local Shops And Have A Tasty Easter! Click on the link for more info: Easter Shop Local   Noble Pies Commodore Chocolatier Soons Orchards ~ Farm Market & Apple Orchards The Shops at Jones Farm Secret Garden Florist and Gift Shop Dottie Audrey’s Bakery/Kitchen

“Finding Courage “, Free Pre-Screening

Free Pre-Screening of ‘Finding Courage’. When: Friday, Nov 22, 6pm – 7:45pm   Where: Seligmann Center 23-26 White Oak Drive Sugar Loaf, NY, 10981   Film Synopsis: A former journalist for China’s state-run media and her family, having faced torture and murder at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party in China, must find the […]

2018 Backstage Pass Sponsorship Opportunities. Become A Sponsor Today!

Find out how to become a sponsor today. Download the Film Sponsor  form here. We can’t wait to hear back!   We can be reached at: Orange County Arts Council & Film Office 26 White Oak Drive P.O. Box 574 Sugar Loaf, NY 10981 Phone: (845) 469-9120 Fax: (845) 469-3145 Like the FILM […]

Backstage Pass – Film & Media Mixer October 18th 2018.

Backstage Pass Film and Media Mixer Honoring Women in Film. Presented by Orange County Arts Council and Film Office in partnership with UPWIFT Made possible through the support of Michelson Studio 2 Date: October 18th 2018 Time: 5pm – 8pm (Can stay later) Location: 17-39 Midland Ave, Middletown NY 10940 Admission: $10 Admission covers local […]

The OCNY Film Office Invites You to a Film & Media Industry Mixer on June 14th

The Orange County NY Film Office is Hosting a Media Networking Event on June 14th! Find out what’s been happening in Orange County NY and the film industry. Stay to network with industry peers until 9pm. And don’t forget to bring your business cards! We’ll have tables set up for you to display your cards, flyers and […]


Winter Film Awards 2018 International Film Festival Press Accreditation Winter Film Awards 7th annual International Film Festival runs February 22-March 3 2018 in New York City, with a jam-packed schedule of film screenings, discussion panels, networking events and parties, culminating in a glittering red carpet Awards Ceremony hosted at one of the loveliest clubs in […]

Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference June 5th, 2018

Click here to visit the Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference main page. Hudson Valley Film Industry Conference Tuesday, June 5, 2018 12:30pm to 7:00pm (opening address begins at 1pm) Culinary Institute of America, Marriott Pavilion 1946 Campus Drive Hyde Park, NY 12538 Join us for this exciting conference and find out how you you can […]

Storm King School Summer Film Program

Want To Learn How To Make Movies Like The Pros? Well, Here’s Your Chance. The Storm King School is offering a script to screen film program this summer! The program is open to high school aged aspiring filmmakers. Check it out.

Increase to Film Tax Credit for Hudson Valley

In November 2016, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to increase economic incentives to productions that film in the Hudson Valley. Under the revised law, the 40% tax credit that film productions in 42 norther New York counties are currently eligible to receive now also applies to an additional 12 counties: Greene, Ulster, Columbia, Warren, Saratoga, […]

Largest Movie Studio in Hudson Valley to Open in Middletown

By Holly Kellum of The Epoch Times MIDDLETOWN, N.Y.—The 20 or so people who gathered for the opening of a new film and sound studio in Middletown on Nov. 13 were dwarfed in comparison to the 60-foot-high walls and 60,000 square feet of floor space. The size and structure of the building, which sits on […]