April 20, 2024 8:56 pm

The New Hollywood?: Hudson Valley's Recent Film Boom - The New Paltz Oracle
The New Hollywood?: Hudson Valley's Recent Film Boom - The New Paltz Oracle

The New Hollywood?: Hudson Valley’s Recent Film Boom – The New Paltz Oracle

If you’ve ever watched the 2018 film “A Quiet Place,” you’re probably familiar with the bridge scene in which the Abbott family walks along the railroad and attempts to cross the bridge. What you may not know is where this scene was filmed. That bridge is on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail right here in New Paltz. Other filming locations for “A Quiet Place” include the towns of Beacon and Pawling and the city of Little Falls, all tucked in the Hudson Valley.Even though the Hudson Valley isn’t new to filmmakers, it’s become an increasingly popular spot to film in within the past decade. In fact, the Hudson Valley film commission reported that 2021 was a record-breaking year in production which cost $57 million in total.

Read More If you’ve ever watched the 2018 film “A Quiet Place,” you’re probably familiar with the bridge scene in which the Abbott family walks along the railroad and attempts to cross the bridge. What you may not know is where this scene was filmed. That bridge is on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail right here in New Paltz. Other filming locations for “A Quiet Place” include the towns of Beacon and Pawling and the city of Little Falls, all tucked in the Hudson Valley.Even though the Hudson Valley isn’t new to filmmakers, it’s become an increasingly popular spot to film in within the past decade. In fact, the Hudson Valley film commission reported that 2021 was a record-breaking year in production which cost $57 million in total.