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New Milford Film Commission

10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776

Valerie Lorimer, Chairperson Filmnewmilford@gmail.com

The New Milford Film Commission meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month @ 7:00 pm in the Loretta Brickley room at the Town Hall

(on the village green).

Manhattan Short

Film Festival 2020

Film lovers around the world will unite to view and vote on the nine finalists’ films in the 23rd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The final nine short films  screen simultaneously across the world during one month, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue.

at Bank Street Theater on

Thursday, Oct. 22 @ 7 pm

Sunday, Oct. 25 @ 12 noon



And select either OCT 22 or OCT 25

More about the nine finalists:


Apply To Film In New Milford


Are you interested in filming in the Town of New Milford? Fill out our form:


Application - Film New Milford

The Greater New Milford Film Festival Scholarship

The Greater New Milford Film Festival funds a college scholarship for students pursuing a career in the field of motion pictures arts & sciences. Students must be in good standing and be either enrolled in or accepted into an accredited program to be eligible. Applications must be received by April 18, 2021 and should be mailed to: The New Milford Film Commission, c/o Town Hall, 10 Main St, New Milford, CT 06776 or e-mail: filmnewmilford@gmail.com. Download the application:

Scholarship Appllication

Visit the State of CT Film Division for regulations, permits & more.

Filmmaker Mixer

The New Milford Film Commission (NMFC) sponsors an annual Filmmaker Mixer. All local actors, screenwriters, producers, directors, and anyone else involved in film are invited to network with other filmmakers. New Milford residents who are film fans are also invited. The mixer is free and complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served. There will also be a cash bar. The event is currently being rescheduled. Watch for a new date to be announced in 2021.

Check our Facebook page for the latest news.

The NMFC is also creating a database to help area filmmakers find local talent and craftspeople they need to produce their projects. Add your information by emailing filmnewmilford@gmail.com.