Resources For Location Scouts & Producers
The New Milford Film Commission can connect you with the people, places and things you want for your project. We can help with:
- Connecting you with existing resources and seeking out new ones for your particular project.
- Assisting with any applications, permits or regulatory processes that may apply.
- Bringing focus & attention to the many diverse attractions New Milford has to offer.
- Help in securing the resources needed to keep cast and crew happy and healthy.
- Hosting local events, such as film festivals and screenings, to generate regional publicity.
Many local restaurants also offer catering services. See a list of Chamber of Commerce member restaurants through this link.
Some Local Resources Include:
Local Vendors: To add or remove your name from the above list, please contact the webmaster.
Director of Photography
2 Squash Hollow Road, New Milford, CT 06776
Photography Studio & Equipment
J. Barry O’Rourke Photographic Studio
Former Chief Staff Photographer Playboy Magazine 1963-1967
31 Cedar Hill Rd, Gaylordsville, CT 06755
Large photographer studio space available for al types of shoots, some equipment available.
Behind the Scenes – Video & Stills
Chris Bryant, Creative Director/Principal
125 Prospect Hill Rd, New Milford, CT 06776
Location Scouts, Services
Getting the Picture
Frank Weller, Owner
214 Candlewood Mountain Road, New Milford, CT 06776
Candlelight Farms Inn
214 Candlewood Mtn Rd, New Milford, CT 06776
Many films have been shot on the property and cast/crew stayed at the B&B
5 Elm St, New Milford, CT 06776
The newly renovated Homestead Inn is located right near the village green and is a sponsor of our Film Festival.
New Milford is a unique and special place. The Commission was formed to convince you that this is true and to share those qualities with you. 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 the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi
- Vintage railroad station and track
- Private airport with gliders and small craft
- A very active and enthusiastic Historical Society that can help with research
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!