Regional Film Offices

New York State boasts one of the best networks of professionally staffed local and regional film offices in the country. See how they can help with local logistics, paperwork and production.

Capital District


Columbia County Film Office

Columbia County offers filmmakers a wealth of scenic beauty: from picture-perfect main streets and architectural homes to farmland and the Hudson River. We’re also home to Basilica Hudson, a Qualified Production Facility.
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Film Albany

Given our proximity to cities like NYC and Boston, and settings that mimic Manhattan, Brooklyn and Washington, D.C., it’s no wonder filmmakers choose Albany. Balancing the big city look with a small town feel, we have your perfect location.
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Film Schenectady

Schenectady offers a variety of shooting possibilities in a compact, production-friendly environment, with approved soundstages and below-the-line support services. The city is home to parks, waterfronts, factories and the Stockade Historic District.
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Greene County Film Office

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County offer mountain, valley and river regions that will meet any production company’s needs. Our film office can assist you with scouting opportunities, casting calls, logistical support and media outreach.
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Saratoga County Film Commission

Saratoga County, in upstate NY, is only a short drive from New York City, Montreal and Boston.  We’re ready to answer any request and assist with filming needs, from abundant locations and crew to coordination of services.
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Central New York


Onondaga County and Central New York Film Commission

Our office is changing the face of the film and television industry in the greater Syracuse area. Through diverse landscapes, local talent, strong community relationships and a new soundstage, we offer a welcoming and successful filming experience.
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Finger Lakes


Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission

With cityscapes, suburbs, rural villages and miles of farms and lakefront, the Rochester/Finger Lakes Film Commission offers complete location scouting assistance and information about extensive production and post-production resources and services.
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Long Island


Nassau County Film Office

Nassau County is home to three Qualified Production Facilities and a variety of filming locations - Gold Coast mansions, beaches, waterfront parks, nature preserves, ponds, suburban areas, office buildings, correctional center spaces and scenic villages.
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Suffolk County Film Commission

Suffolk County’s unique geography and cultural resources make it ideal for filming. Our shorelines include towering bluffs and rocky beaches, and barrier islands with white sand. We also have 15 lighthouses and architecture from the 17th century.
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Mid-Hudson


Dutchess County Film Office

Dutchess County’s landscape is quite diverse – from mountains, small cities, miles of riverfront, and the world’s longest pedestrian bridge to landmarks, farms and wineries. We can help with your filming needs and provide excellent customer service.
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Hudson Valley Film Commission

The Hudson Valley Film Commission is a conduit for film, TV and media pre-production, production and post-production in seven Hudson Valley/Catskill counties. HVFC provides location, cast and crew referrals, vendor support and networking opportunities.
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Orange County Film Office

Orange County offers urban landscapes and historic architecture, beautiful farms and tranquil lakes. It has many film-friendly properties and two Qualified Production Facilities – Michelson Studio in Middletown and Umbra Soundstage in Newburgh.
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Rockland County Film Office

The Rockland County Film Office, 30 miles north of NYC, is ready to make your filming experience a success! We offer film crews and productions easy accessibility, welcoming communities and diverse locations - from Hudson River villages to farmland.
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Westchester County Film Office

Westchester County Tourism & Film offers assistance with location scouting and production planning including permit and insurance requirements. Our backdrops include bustling cities, country villages, river towns, farms, beaches and corporate sites.
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Yonkers Film Office

FilmYonkers.com and the Mayor’s Office of Film & Photography are a one-stop shop for production services. Our geographic diversity and convenience offer a range of opportunity including urban, historic, scenic or state-of-the-art studio locations.
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New York City


NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment promotes NYC as a center of creativity, issues permits for filming and facilitates production in the five boroughs. It also oversees the City’s broadcast network, reaching more than 18 million people.
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Western New York


Buffalo Niagara Film Office

Generous state incentives, local cooperation, easy neighborhood control and a large crew and vendor base make Western New York the place to shoot productions. The available locations provide BIG production value and our office is eager and ready to help.
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