- Orange County, New York - just 50 miles from New York City, in the beautiful Hudson Valley.
Choice Films is a multi-award-winning full-service production company that has been producing film, television, regional and Off-Broadway theatre, multi-media/web projects and live events since 2001. With offices in NYC, NJ and Newburgh, NY #TeamChoice works from development thru delivery for a variety of clients on many budget levels.
Choice Theatricals is the theater production arm of the company and is committed to bringing new plays to the stage and giving emerging and established playwrights the opportunity to realize their work with full productions that will continue to foster their artistic development. Choice Films @ Umbra is our Turnkey Soundstage + Production Facility located in Newburgh NY. Choice Services LLC is the non-profit services branch of the company that works in continuing education for at-risk youth. Together with our financial, advisory and industry partners, Choice Films is dedicated to creating new and exciting works that question, provoke, and ultimately speak to our contemporary way of life.
Located in the Hudson Valley Region, just one hour north of Manhattan. Umbra features 4 acoustical stages; STAGE 1 offering over 16,000 sq. ft. of space, STAGE 2 which showcases the combination of a 10,000 sq. ft. soundstage along with 10,000 sq. ft. of additional production space, our newest STAGE 3 with 18,000 sq. ft of stage plus 11,000 sq. ft of production infrastructure and STAGE 4 featuring a 18,000 sq. ft drive-on stage. You will also find here, a 6,000 sq. ft. scenic/construction shop and a 1,500 sq. ft. cyclorama wall ideal for infinite white or green/blue screen, perfect for visual effects.
Need production office staging? No problem. Umbra Main Stage features 8,000 sq. ft. of office space, and 385 Broadway offers a 3 story office facility with ample private parking, making sure that any production that comes along has plenty room to run operations smoothly. Essentially we can cover every aspect of your production needs, complete with wardrobe rooms, green rooms, make-up areas, dressing rooms, several bathrooms (including showers), ample FREE parking and a variety of film friendly locations in surrounding Newburgh.
All of our stages have dedicated craft service or cafe areas ideal for large productions, allowing crew members to get through the line faster and ample sitting space for them to have a comfortable meal. Our studio facility is even equipped with a wide variety of lighting equipment to fulfill most film production requirements; a full equipment list is available upon request.
UMBRA is truly the turnkey solution to all your production needs.