Film Albany

Film Albany When you want more than lip service! Handling every stage of your motion picture, commercial, TV filming in Albany, NY and the Capital District!

Location, Location, Location... Albany, NY is accessibly situated within a less than three hour drive to its surrounding big cities: NYC, Boston, or Montreal. We have settings and streets that mimic Manhattan, the Bronx, Washington, DC, and European cities of today or of 100 years ago. Our services are completely complimentary!

Need a beautiful location....we have got you covered!
07/20/2019

Need a beautiful location....we have got you covered!

We have exciting news!!
Our iconic Indian Ladder Trail is open for the season!!
Please adhere to posted signage and enjoy.😁

Photo by employee Hannah Young

Saratoga Shakespeare Company
07/19/2019

Saratoga Shakespeare Company

In less than a week, our 19th Season of FREE Professional Theatre begins... THE TEMPEST opens Friday, July 19th at Spa State Park and KING LEAR opens Tuesday, July 23rd in Congress Park! Plan your Summer visit to Saratoga Springs today!
#SaratogaShakespeareCompany
#SaratogaShakespeare
#SaratogaShakes
#HistoricCongressPark
#SpaStatePark
#SaratogaSummer
#ShakespeareintheParks

07/19/2019
Downtown Albany, New York

Downtown Albany, New York

It must be the dog days of summer, because we’re installing our latest litter of Nipper-inspired statues today! More info on where to find the 10 new #DowntownisPawsome pups, colorfully customized by regional artists, will be at downtownalbany.org later today.

This is for tomorrow folks...feel free to share, thank you!Driving PA needed for tomorrow 7/19. Looking for someone to p...
07/18/2019

This is for tomorrow folks...feel free to share, thank you!

Driving PA needed for tomorrow 7/19. Looking for someone to pick up UPS/Fedex boxes and drive them to a brewery festival in Burlington Vermont. $250 for the day plus mileage and tolls. If you are available, please email your list of experience to [email protected] thanks!

Urgent casting call for tomorrow...feel free to share.IMMEDIATE CASTING FOR TOMORROW, FRIDAY, JULY 19African American bo...
07/18/2019
Upstate Independent Filmmakers Network

Urgent casting call for tomorrow...feel free to share.

IMMEDIATE CASTING FOR TOMORROW, FRIDAY, JULY 19

African American boy or girl, age 4-6 to be part of a petting zoo scene.

Department of Health photo shoot and video footage.

No experience necessary and no lines

Pay: $550 full day/$385 half day

Location: Albany, NY area

Please email ASAP today with full length clear photos and chest up photos (no hats or glasses),
full name, age, and phone number to [email protected]

Thank you for your interest in our project!

Carolyn Cocca
Casting Director
New York State & Beyond
646-831-5844

COCCA CASTING
www.coccacasting.com
Carolyn Cocca is also Vice-President of
Upstate Independent Filmmakers Network
(UIFN has no affiliation with Cocca Casting)
www.ui-fn.com

Upstate independent filmmakers network (UIFN)

Legislation was passed recently amending the Film and Television Production and Post-Production tax credit program estab...
07/17/2019

Legislation was passed recently amending the Film and Television Production and Post-Production tax credit program establishing the Empire State Entertainment Diversity Job Training Development Fund. This initiative will be the first-in-the nation program to set aside a portion of each tax credit certificate for job training and workforce development....Film Albany is seeking your input and suggestions to determine the needs of jobs in the industry and ways to make this program most impactful - especially for our region. Please email me your thoughts - [email protected] I will be having a call with Empire State Development regarding the program. Thank you.

Be sure to sign up for our combined mixer with Lumberyard on September 18 and see the facility in person....registration...
07/17/2019
Horror film starring Judd Hirsch, Lori Petty shoots at The Lumberyard - The Collaborative

Be sure to sign up for our combined mixer with Lumberyard on September 18 and see the facility in person....registration to open shortly....
http://collaborativemagazine.org/2019/07/17/horror-film-starring-judd-hirsch-lori-petty-shoots-at-the-lumberyard/

A horror film starring Judd Hirsh, Lori Petty and Corben Bernsen shot in Catskill and encountered compeition for talent from HBO show starring Mark Ruffalo.

Film Albany will be finishing up the last leg of their weekend training; so very sorry to miss; however, all of you shou...
07/17/2019
Red Carpet Awards Party - FILM SCHENECTADY

Film Albany will be finishing up the last leg of their weekend training; so very sorry to miss; however, all of you should not.

“SAFE SURRENDER” by EYAL ALONY – Los Angeles, CA “THIS PERFECT UNION” by JON & TRACY CRING – Troy, NY “BLACK VELVET NOTHING” by AMY MONAGHAN – Los Angeles, CA “ODD JOBS” by JAMES LEMKE & SAL FUSCO – Schenectady, NY “GROWING FORWARD” by AMANDA SCOTT & VERONICA SLATTERY –...

New School is right here in the capital region.
07/16/2019

New School is right here in the capital region.

Here’s a flashback to a few weeks ago, where our students had the honor to shoot Wired Coffee Roaster’s cold brew commercial ☕ .

To learn more about our Video Production and Editing program or to enroll, click the link in our bio. 👇 👇 👇 #newschoolalbany

07/16/2019
Meet Your Movie Crew

Thanks for sharing Chuck Girard and CHEERS to all the crew!!!

What's a Best Boy again? Video by LJ Frezza. More at fandor.com/keyframe

Hudson Valley Casting
07/15/2019
Hudson Valley Casting

Hudson Valley Casting

Seeking Models 18-25 for photo shoot on July 27th. All ethnicities, genders and types. Not too many tattoos or piercings. Only natural hair colors, please. Click on the photo for submission instructions.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR and SAVE THE DATE!  This is officially confirmed....Film Albany/Lumberyard Networking event to be hel...
07/12/2019

MARK YOUR CALENDAR and SAVE THE DATE! This is officially confirmed....Film Albany/Lumberyard Networking event to be held on Wednesday, September 18 at 6pm at The Lumberyard....very cool space....we will be inviting from NYC - to the Adirondacks....working on a small educational component and then we will get the registration up and running....food and adult beverages will be included....a great way to kick off the fall for our regional film industry. Feel free to share!

NYS Film
07/11/2019
NYS Film

NYS Film

New York breaks ground with new entertainment diversity training fund.

You bet it does!
07/10/2019
New York Plays Many Roles

You bet it does!

If It’s in the Script…It’s in New York State! With the Golden Gate Bridge gleaming in the background, two characters push a cart up a steep hill on a street of quaint old Victorian homes. It’s the...

NYS Film
07/10/2019
NYS Film

NYS Film

Upstate New York is turning out to be Hollywood North with more filming heading there thanks to the #NYSFilmIncentives bringing significant #NYspend and #NYhires to the local economy. John Krasinski returns with A QUIET PLACE 2. https://bit.ly/2XCHyPQ #FilmedInNY

I cannot promise this will be the last post....however, Scott Ferguson was one of the producers on the HBO shoot and pro...
07/09/2019

I cannot promise this will be the last post....however, Scott Ferguson was one of the producers on the HBO shoot and provided all of you with a wonderful compliment. Keep it up!!

Yikes!!!!did anyone get crew calls about this?https://cbs6albany.com/news/local/niskayuna-restaurant-owner-dishes-disapp...
07/09/2019
Niskayuna restaurant owner dishes disappointment over cancellation of TV show makeover

Yikes!!!!
did anyone get crew calls about this?
https://cbs6albany.com/news/local/niskayuna-restaurant-owner-dishes-disappointment-over-cancellation-of-tv-show-makeover

NISKAYUNA, N. Y. (WRGB) - The owner of a local bar and grill says it was “like a slap in the face," to learn television producers canceled plans to makeover his restaurant in Niskayuna. LT's Grill was supposed to be featured on the Food Network series "Restaurant: Impossible", but just a week....

Our community received a terrific note today from HBO on providing excellent locations and service for their Succession ...
07/08/2019
HBO's 'Succession' continues filming in Albany

Our community received a terrific note today from HBO on providing excellent locations and service for their Succession series....THANK YOU to everyone who assisted in any way at all to help bring this project to fruition right here in the capital region. Film Albany thinks we should have a viewing party on the night it is shown! You all rock!
#wemakeiteasy
#comeupstate
#takesavillage
https://dailygazette.com/article/2019/07/02/hbo-s-succession-continues-filming-in-albany

The local filming features over 200 extras from across the Capital Region

HBO loving Albany...what’s not to love?
07/02/2019

HBO loving Albany...what’s not to love?

07/02/2019
Lumberyard

Whoa!

Machine Dazzle: Maximum everything.

Want to run with the Big Dogs?  Then come to Albany for your next production!  Thanks Fred Coffey for outstanding photo.
07/01/2019

Want to run with the Big Dogs? Then come to Albany for your next production! Thanks Fred Coffey for outstanding photo.

Please share with your network....children casting call for tomorrow...no acting experience necessary....thank you.
07/01/2019

Please share with your network....children casting call for tomorrow...no acting experience necessary....thank you.

Day 1 - here we go!
07/01/2019
Albany casting call for HBO's 'Succession'

Day 1 - here we go!

ALBANY - "Succession," the HBO show that filmed scenes in upstate New York this spring, is now seeking "new faces" for a July shoot in Albany, according to a casting call.

#takingcareofbusiness
06/28/2019

#takingcareofbusiness

Our latest newsletter is hot off the presses. Read about what's happening in the #FilmIndustryInNY by clicking here: https://conta.cc/2NciA9R #FilmedInNY

Oh yeah!
06/28/2019
Succession

Oh yeah!

Succession follows the Roy family as they wrestle for control of their aging father's media empire.

Auditions
06/28/2019
casting

Auditions

Are you talent looking to get booked on movies, commercials, TV shows and more? Become part of Cocca Casting's database! It's completely free and easy to get started.

Film Albany just reached over 2,000 page likes....THANK YOU TO EVERYONE in the capital region and beyond who continue to...
06/27/2019

Film Albany just reached over 2,000 page likes....THANK YOU TO EVERYONE in the capital region and beyond who continue to support our endeavors.
#weareblessed

BOOM and there you go - another great resource in the capital region.
06/27/2019
NYS Film

BOOM and there you go - another great resource in the capital region.

Located in Albany, built with no limitations and housed in a pristine rehabbed church, OVERIT STUDIOS provides full studio production capabilities for all aspects of audio, video and digital services. Learn more here: https://overitstudios.com/ #NYVendorHighlight

It is a really good day when the MPAA sends you an email giving kudos on a project we have secured.#theyaresosupportive#...
06/26/2019
Home | MPAA

It is a really good day when the MPAA sends you an email giving kudos on a project we have secured.
#theyaresosupportive
#loveMPAApeeps
#keepitgoinglocal
#wemakeiteasy
https://www.mpaa.org/

We are the voice of the film and television industry, a community of storytellers at the nexus of innovation, imagination, and creative expression.

HBO loves Albany.....this is for next week and good luck to all!!
06/25/2019

HBO loves Albany.....this is for next week and good luck to all!!

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