The New Milford Film Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm upstairs at the Town Hall (on the village green). If the meeting room is being used for another function, meetings are moved to the Police Station (49 Poplar St - just north of the hospital).
Manhattan Short Film Festival - Sept. 2016
Plans are underway for the upcoming Manhattan Short Film Festival.
The Greater New Milford Film Festival
A full week of events!
Film screenings, lectures & more—go to our festival page for information & tickets.
Apply To Film In New Milford
Are you interested in filming in the Town of New Milford? Fill out our form online:
New Milford is a film friendly town with diverse landscapes and population. From our lively town center and industrial sites to rural countryside and accessible wild areas, New Milford offers a wide range of picturesque settings. The town is medium-sized, approx. 27,121 at the 2000 census, with families, young professionals and an active senior community. We also boast many fraternal and cultural organizations and have a high rate of volunteerism as well as an active Chamber of Commerce -- you can always find someone to lend a hand in New Milford. Talk to any member of the Commission about your next project.
At Your Service....
The New Milford Film Commission will build community identity and focus by:
• Helping producers find our excellent resources.
• Assisting with any applications, permits or regulatory processes that may apply.
• Bringing focus & attention to the many diverse attractions New Milford has to offer.
• Hosting local events, such as film festivals and screenings, to generate regional publicity .
New Milford is a unique and special place!
What makes New Milford unique and special? Try these:
• A truly original, authentic and awe-inspiring Town Green:
it’s the longest in Connecticut, has a beautiful old bandstand and is surrounded by period homes
• 70 miles from Times Square (87n-287e-684n-84e-7n)
• Largest Town in Connecticut: 64 square miles
• One of the highest points in Connecticut is three miles from the Town Green
• A drive-through mine tunnel and quarry: 350 acres
• Multiple access points to the Housatonic River
• Two turn-of-the-Century steel bridges in picturesque settings
• Town-owned beaches
• Access to Candlewood Lake - the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi
• Vintage railroad station and track
• Private airport with gliders and small craft
Did we mention a very active and enthusiastic Film Commission waiting to serve your every need?
We will help from crewing to catering and all stops in between!