As the birthplace of photography and the home of George Eastman, Rochester has established a filmmaking and artistic foundation that is legendary. As the Northwestern gateway to New York”s Finger lakes, Rochester is part of the wonderful region ranked by Money Magazine as one of the 10 “best places to vacation,” and called a “serendipitous and surprising getaway” by USA Today. Expansion Management Magazine ranked Rochester as number one among metropolitan areas having the best Quality of Life in the Nation. In addition, Places Rated Almanac ranked Rochester as the sixth best place to live in America in its recently released 25th anniversary edition.
Rochester is also home to one of the largest, most well developed and cost-competitive film & video production communities in the East (largest in NYS outside NYC) with picturesque, landmark locations.
Audiences and filmmakers alike enjoy the art galleries, world class restaurants, and the casual environment of Rochester. With 17 local colleges and universities, the creativity is palpable. Not surprising, the film industry in Rochester is thriving. And the audiences are among the nation’s most educated. Film is in our blood!
For more information about Rochester, go to visitrochester.com