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 […]