Six Television Series Filmed in Westchester Earn 70 Emmy Nominations, Several Wins
Westchester County was well-represented in this year’s Emmy Awards: 70 nominations went to productions that filmed in the County over the past year, with several shows taking home statues. Whether for comedy series or family dramas, period pieces or murder mysteries, Westchester locations are second to none. These nominations showcase the amazing assets we have to offer the film and television industry. Congrats to all nominees and winners!
Producer Scott Ferguson: 'Westchester is One of the First Places I Look'
Four-time Emmy-award winning producer Scott Ferguson, currently executive-producing HBO’s Succession, shares his enthusiasm for filming in Westchester County. Says Ferguson, "Westchester's great diversity of locations" serve as versatile and economical backdrops for scenes set in distant places. Watch here.
Small in Size, Big on Charm: Hastings-on-Hudson Draws Filming
The picturesque village of Hastings-on-Hudson has views of the Manhattan skyline, 11 parks, an artsy downtown with independent shops, charming restaurants and historic buildings. Just 30 minutes by train from Grand Central, Hastings offers a vintage look seen in feature films and TV shows including Amazon's “Modern Love,” HBO’s “Divorce,” “Girls,” and “The Leftovers,” and others. Learn more.
Location Spotlight: Wartburg Offers Versatility
Need a hospital setting, chapel, apartment, meeting room or wide-open meadow? You’ll find those backdrops and more at Wartburg, a 34-acre campus in the City of Mount Vernon. Just 19 miles from midtown Manhattan, Wartburg is easily accessible for filming and offers a huge range of looks that have been featured in "FBI: Most Wanted," (CBS) and "Manifest," (Netflix), among others. Learn more.
Film Production Survey for Municipalities, Locations
The film industry is growing in Westchester! To accurately measure its impact, and to assess your interest in filming, we’re asking our partners that hosted any media production during 2020 or 2021 – including filming, overnight accommodations, basecamps, parking, holding or catering – to please complete our confidential economic impact survey by October 11. Your answers will help us to provide better support services for facilitating local productions and aid our marketing Westchester County as a top-tier location for film and television production — generating economic activity and revenue for your location. Survey links:

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