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Calling all motion picture and art industries!

Welcome to Utica, New York

The Stanley Theatre is working diligently to change the face of the Motion Picture, Television, and Arts industries here in the greater Utica New York area and surrounding Mohawk Valley region.  With the aggressive Film Tax Incentive Program in Upstate New York, we drive production and post-production work to our neighboring cities and towns in a cost-effective manner.

By utilizing our diverse landscapes, climate, resources, local talent, students, and strong relationships within our communities, we are able to offer a very personal, welcoming, and successful film production experience for all professionals who choose Utica and the Mohawk Valley region.

Tax Incentives & Eligibility

Read about the programs key eligibility factors and tax information. These are per New York State, and subject to change.

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“This venue holds its own compared to other venues” 

– Leon Etienne with Magic Rocks

“I can tell you firsthand, you will not be disappointed”

– Sydney Irving

“This venue holds its own compared to other venues” 

– Leon Etienne with Magic Rocks

Want your property to be a film location?

Learn about the programs that allow you to post your property to be used in films!

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