By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 - 7:26 pm
In Roscoe tomorrow: Flyfishers, filmmakers, and other folks are meeting at Roscoe Central School to watch Gasland and talk about fracking. The event starts at noon, and is open to the public. From an announcement posted on our local-business news channel... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Sep. 18, 2010 - 9:59 am
Lately, upstate New York has been buzzing with film crews, as the industry searches for alternatives to shooting in expensive L.A. and New York City. Jane Fonda on location in Woodstock! Sundance bait in Sullivan County! All this action is undoubtedly... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 - 9:43 am
That's the question the Times Herald-Record's Deborah Medenbach is asking: The film commission talks about bolstering the local supply of set construction workers with some training programs, but two big questions loom: Will there be enough work to make... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 - 2:40 pm
The Catskills region currently has its hands full fighting an invading horde of small green aliens. But an even more deadly battle is brewing: Their bigger, badder black-and-white cousins are lurking downstate, waiting for the opportunity to strike. They'... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 - 11:26 pm
A "Sundance-developed feature film" alliteratively titled "Martha Marcy May Marlene," is casting extras and minor roles tomorrow afternoon, Friday the 20th, at Tennanah Lake in Roscoe. The Catskill Chronicle has details: No experience is required for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 9:45 am
The Hudson Valley Film Commission reports that the indie film Francine, starring Melissa Leo as a just-released prison inmate and currently being shot around Kingston, Marbletown and New Paltz, is looking for a few good pets. Attention Pet Owners: Casting... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 8, 2010 - 6:15 pm
Looks like the organizers of Liberty's Movies in the Park outdoor film series didn't get the right permits -- and rather than get sued by movie-licensing companies, they're canceling the rest of the series until further notice. From a press release on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 - 11:30 am
Josh Fox's Gasland makes its HBO debut tonight, bringing the battle over the future of the Marcellus Shale into living rooms across America. The Washington Post's Hank Stuever has an entertainingly zippy review: "Gasland" could push a certain sort of... Read more


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