Minutes north of New York City, Westchester is the metropolitan area's premier filming location offering extraordinary sites for filmmaking, television, documentaries, still photography and commercials - and a Film Office eager to help.
The Gateway to the Hudson Valley, Westchester provides two different worlds: suburban locales, both rustic and elegant, and the high-tech excitement of city life.
With six major cities: Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, White Plains and Yonkers - the state's fourth largest city - and 22 river towns and numerous country villages, we have locations that can fulfill any filming request!
Start researching your next Westchester shoot location from some of the locations links we've provided.
- Churches & Cemeteries
- Courts and Jails
- Historic Sites
- Other Locations
Permits and Regulations
Permits and insurance requirements vary across the county. Contact the Film Office for up-to-date information. Submit a Letter of Intent.
A list of local vendors here in Westchester, handling all aspects of the film industry.
Filmed in Westchester
To date over 150 films have been shot in Westchester since 1965; along with many HBO specials and numerous television series.
Contact Us and Directions
The Film Office is ready to help you prepare for your shoot Contact us for film and production guides, more information and directions to the county Film Office.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except holidays