POLLINATORS WINS PALEY DOCPITCH

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Congratulations to Hudson Valley resident Peter Nelson for winning the Paley DocPitch Competition for his pitch: THE POLLINATORS.

EXPERT JUDGES:
Molly Thompson, Senior Vice President, Feature Films, A+E Studios
Justine Nagan, Executive Director / Executive Producer, American Documentary | POV
Diana Holtzberg, President, East Village Entertainment, LLC
José Rodriguez, Director, Documentary Programs, Tribeca Film Festival
Marie Nelson, Vice President, News & Independent Film – PBS

For more information about the Paley DocPitch Competition, visit
https://www.paleycenter.org/2017-doc-pitch#.WeVNCjlyodg.facebook

KUMARÉ IS BACK - CASTING CALL

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EXTRAS NEEDED THIS SATURDAY AUG 19
KUMARÉ IS BACK! (www.kumaremovie.com) 
If you would like to spend a beautiful summer day with the GURU KUMARÉ, and be part of a video projects, keep reading... The film production will be shooting around Woodstock, NY on Saturday Aug 19. They are looking for extras – yogis, dancers, artists, people who are passionate about Kumaré, are encouraged! The production will provide delicious food, a fun filled day and a lake to swim in.

If you are interested, please email Anna at casting@prophets.net with photos and/or facebook link (if you have one) and your interest.
Rate of Pay: Meals provided

CASTING CALL FOR SEPT. FEATURE FILM

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LOCAL CASTING CALL FOR THE FOLLOWING PARTS (SAG & NON-SAG)
Email all headshots and resumes to hudsonvalleyfilmcommission@gmail.com


Photographer (Age: 30 to 45)Bookish, awkward, and meek, the Photographer is more comfortable taking photos of people than communicating with them. He is extremely risk averse and non-confrontational, and his favorite part of his job is being in the dark room, alone.

 Hunters - Short, Fat and Tall (Age: 30 to 75) – A group of Eastern European, Borscht Belt sportsmen who, despite living in the United States of America, only adhere to the laws and customs of their native land. *Men and women

Diner Patron (Age: 38 to 50)Earnest and lonely, the Patron is driving through Shandaken after being scammed by a group of teenagers in a false mail order bride scheme. 

Waiter (Age: 35 to 75)A reliable, career server at the County’s most upscale steakhouse. He takes pride in his job and is a skilled server who can garnish table side with a flourish.

 Paperboy/girl (Age: 5 to 10)  A young scamp straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, that delivers newspapers on his bike each morning. *Must be comfortable riding a bike

JULY ENDS WITH GREEN DOLPHIN

The entire Mid-Hudson Valley has been seeing a lot of film production with much more on the way.

Two films, UNINTENDED and GREEN DOLPHIN, recently wrapped production in the region. Both productions were thrilled with the results and hope to come back for many more. We'll wrap it all up at the end of July and give you a sneak peak of things to come.