Westchester County:
Where TV's Bodies Are "Buried"
Mike Hartel has buried at least 10 bodies in Hart’s Brook Preserve in Westchester County. That’s all in a day’s work for the location manager charged with finding backdrops for criminal pursuits, suspect interviews, or impromptu resting places for the CBS procedural “FBI: Most Wanted.” What attracts the production to Westchester to film nearly every episode? Read on...
Lauri Pitkus on How Filming in Westchester is 'Turnkey'
Whether scouting locations for major television shows and feature films including “The Post” and “Orange is the New Black,” or her current work on HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” Lauri Pitkus often finds what she needs in Westchester. It’s the “ease of working with film-friendly communities” that makes her work seamless, she says. 
Haven Studios NY: Versatile QPF in the NYC Film Zone
Haven Studios NY is known for its "minutes from Manhattan" location and flexible spaces for production and filming. It's also a NYS Qualified Production Facility (QPF) and a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise; clients may qualify for generous tax credits. With 70K sf of space and plenty of free parking, Haven is a film-friendly location in the NYC film zone. Learn more.
Apply for Inclusion in NYS Diverse Suppliers Directory
Does your business provide support services to the film industry and self-identify as diverse? Here’s an opportunity to market your services to a growing film, television, and commercial production industry across New York State! Apply now to be included in the Film & TV Industry Diverse Suppliers Directory.

Celebrating Film With NYPA
Thanks to the New York Production Alliance for an engaging Industry Day & Awards celebrating the film community in New York! We were happy to highlight what Westchester offers to the industry as part of the “Commissioners in Conversation” panel and enjoyed connecting with colleagues from New York State film, Great Point Studios, and film commissions from across the state. Stay tuned for WCTF events in 2023.
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Natasha Caputo, Director

Barry Surman, Deputy Director