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A number of experienced industry professionals call the greater New Milford, CT area home!  Keep on budget by saving on T&E and per diems by contacting us about hiring local.

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Production Resources
Production Resources & Local Crew
Empire Studio

Chris Bryant, Creative Director

(203) 313-2503

125 Prospect Hill Road, New Milford, CT​​

  • Cast & Crew Interviews

  • Set Photography

  • Behind the Scenes Videography

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Bandstand Pictures @ Myke Foo Media
Production Services & Production Management in the heart of New Milford

Myke Furhman, Producer / Director

203-947-0332

27 Main Street, New Milford, CT

Located in the historic center of downtown New Milford, Bandstand Pictures and Myke Foo Media are led by a 3-time Emmy Award winning producer. 

 

Bandstand Pictures is the town's only full service non-union production company with over 15 years of film, television, commercial production and digital media expertise is able to serve your production's needs in every department, from development into shooting and post-production.

In addition, Myke is available as a crew hire, specializing as a

local fixer & location scout, First Assistant Director and production manager.

  • Production Services

  • Location Scouting & Management

  • Post-Production Video & Audio

  • Local Crew on staff:

    • Assistant Director​

    • Production Managemer

    • Location Scout

    • Cinematography

    • Photography

    • Location Sound

    • Production Assistants

    • A vast rolodex of locals in all departments

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Taylor Media

Michael Sennello, Videographer

203-788-2268

PO Box 842, New Milford, CT 

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  • Live streaming

  • Videography

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HF Learn Safety - Set Armorer, Security & Firewatch

Herbert Furhman

(203) 947-4327

Fully licensed and insured firearms armorer with production experience

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Catering
Catering & Craft Services
Executive Cuisine

Molly Sprong, owner

12 Elm St, New Milford, CT

860-305-4884

We strive to provide quality, gourmet cuisine to our customers at reasonable prices. This has been our mission from the start and we have stood by that ever since. We invite you to explore our menus to see some of the delicious meal options we have available. 

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Greca Mediterranean Kitchen
2020 Connecticut Magazine Readers Choice Winner for Overall Excellence

Dino Kolitsas

1 Kent Road, New Milford, CT

860-799-6586

Catering from Greek platters to bulk pizzas and centrally located near downtown New Milford, CT.

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Jojo's Deli & Catering
Boxed breakfast & lunches, delivered to set

39 Park Lane Road, New Milford, CT

860-354-9008

We are a full service deli and catering service who can work with your needs for your production, including boxed breakfast and lunches delivered to set.  

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LaNoce's Fine Food for Film
Full service on site production catering department

Joseph P. LaNoce Sr., Exec Chef

860-234-4445

​Joe has specialized in catering for commercial productions and feature film crews for decades.  Not only is the food exceptional, but the service is everything you'd expect, coming from years and years of experience feeding productions of all sizes. ​

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Lucia Ristorante

51 Bank Street, New Milford, CT

860-355-5100

luciaofnewmilford@gmail.com

 

Proudly serving Litchfield county for over 15 years. Owner and head chef, Antonio Caldareri has brought the flavors of Northern and Southern Italy to small town Connecticut with dishes that are made with fresh ingredients that will please any member of your family.

 

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The Market
Lunch and Dinner platters

301 Litchfield Rd, New Milford, CT 06776

(860) 355-2667

With locations in New Milford and Bantam, The Market delivers top quality meals made with the freshest ingredients at production budget friendly price points.  They can create something for everybody to ensure nobody on set goes hungry!

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New Milford Pizza Station

1 Kent Road, New Milford, CT

860-354-9393

Unique greek style pan pizza created with the best ingredients available, centrally located in New Milford just outside downtown.

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Steve's Deli & Catering

562 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT

860-350-1223

We locally source our produce and proteins, as well as our services and vendors.  Steve’s has had 30 years of successfully serving Litchfield, Fairfield, Putnam and Westchester counties. Come to Steve’s Deli and be reminded of this simple truth:  food is life.

Hair & Makeup
Hair & Makeup
Meg's Mobile Hairdressing

Megan Shaw

18 Colonial Ridge Dr, Gaylordsville,  CT 

860-648-0884

Art Department
Art Department
Arts in Architecture
Member of Artists Union Local 825

Maura Smolover

87 Danbury Road #5, New Milford, CT

860-799-6000

  • Costume design

  • Set design

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Arkettype Graphics & Printing

Andrew Okell

221 Danbury Rd FL 2, New Milford,  CT 

860-350-4007

• Banners, signs, printed material

• Graphic design & internet solutions

Lodging Accommodations
Lodging
Candlelight Farms

Nancy Saggese

214 Candlewood Mtn Rd, New Milford, CT

860-210-0594

This beautiful farm turned event space and bed & breakfast is a premier event venue that has been used as a filming location for many productions.  Cast and crew have stayed on the property at the B&B.

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Homestead Inn

5 Elm St, New Milford, CT 06776

860-354-4080

The newly renovated Homestead Inn is located right near the village green and is a sponsor of our Film Festival.  An ideal location for your cast and above-the-line crew to stay in the heart of town.

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Rocky River Inn

236 Kent Rd, New Milford, CT 06776

860-355-3208

Rocky River Inn is a great choice for a stay in New Milford, offering numerous rooms with single and double occupancy, WiFi and self parking. 

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