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The New Milford Film Commission

10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776

Valerie Lorimer, Chairperson Filmnewmilford@gmail.com

The New Milford Film Commission meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month @ 7:00 pm in the Loretta Brickley room at the Town Hall

(on the village green).



THURS. 9/28 @ 7:30 PM or

SAT. 9/30 @ 12 Noon

Join us at BANK ST THEATER to watch the films and vote for Best Film and Best Actor!

The Greater New Milford  Film Festival

SEPT. 30–OCT. 6, 2018

Last year’s festival was a huge success! Don’t miss all the great events for this year’s festival—go to the festival page for details:

Apply To Film In New Milford


Are you interested in filming in the Town of New Milford? Fill out our form online:

Greater New Milford Film Festival Filim Appllication More Info

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!

Annual Events include:

•  Village Fair Days

•  Moonlight Run

•  Memorial Day Parade

•  New Milford 8-Mile

•  Teddy Bear Festival

•  Second Saturday Stars

•  Outdoor Arts Festival  

•  New Milford Farmers Market May thru Nov.

•  4th of July Carnival & Fireworks

Welcome to New Milford

Greater NM FilmFest: Sept. 30–Oct. 6, 2018

Village Fair Days - New Milford Chamber of Commerce

Film New Milford CT

Comedians in Cars: Jerry Seinfeld visited  downtown New Milford last summer with  David Letterman – see the videonmfestState Rep Mo Buckbee & Mayor David Gronbach At the 2017 Greater New Milford Film Festival presenting a showing The Last Train to Pittsfield

New Milford enjoys a prime location in western Connecticut in a town that includes suburban, rural, and woodland landscapes.

The New Milford Film Commission is one of the most active film commissions in the state. The town can be seen in many films including Mr. Deeds (2002), Halloween II (2009), My Soul To Take (2010), and Brilliant Mistakes (2012).  The commission hosts many special events throughout the year and offers annual scholarships to promote filmmakers and filmmaking. Contact us at Filmnewmilford@gmail.com.

The Greater New Milford Film Festival Scholarship

The New Milford Film Commission is pleased to offer college scholarships to students who are planning on pursuing a career in the field of motion pictures arts and sciences. Students must be in good standing and be either enrolled in or accepted into an accredited program to be eligible for the award. Applications must be received by April 16, 2018 Applications should be mailed to: The New Milford Film Commission, c/o Town Hall, 10 Main St, New Milford, CT 06776 or e-mailed to:filmnewmilford@gmail.com.   Download the application form:

Scholarship Appllication