The Woodstock Film Festival is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization with a mission to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music and art-related activities that promotes artists, culture, inspired learning and diversity. 

Founded in 2000, the Woodstock Film Festival premieres exceptional films; panels and performances; hosts emerging and established filmmakers from around the world and creates stimulating, innovative year-round events. This comprehensive programming could not happen without the support of foundation grants, sponsorships and private contributions.

For more details and a list a participants over the years, visit ABOUT US

Staff members work tirelessly year round on big jobs and the bills are equally big. Our success is linked to your generous support. Here is your chance to help. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

To make a tax deductible contribution to support the Woodstock Film Festival, PLEASE CLICK HERE.


As of December 3, we are $6,750 away from reaching our goal.
MATCHING FUNDS are being provided by a NYSCA facilities grant for 2018. 

Your Capital Campaign contribution will help us hire local contractors to: 

  • Gut and renovate 2 office spaces & bathroom ($20k) 
  • Electric upgrades ($5k)
  • 5 new windows ($3k) *includes removal of old windows and new installation
  • Prep for and install spray foam insulation ($12k) *includes demo and new walls

In January 2011, the organization purchased property at 13 Rock City Road in the center of Woodstock. The iconic film legend Lee Marvin once worked as an apprentice plumber in the building formerly known as Heckeroth Plumbing, the  Over the years, countless improvements have been made to transform the property into a FILM CENTER.


THE FILM CENTER has been invaluable in making the film festival and the film commission more easily accessible to the community. In addition to providing administrative offices and a souvenir / box office storefront, we now regularly hold meetings, workshops, casting calls, and more to advance film exhibition and production in the region.

The Hudson Valley Film Commission, which also calls THE FILM CENTER home, creates sustainable economic development by attracting, supporting and promoting local film, video and media production in the Hudson Valley - Catskills.

Thanks to generous contributors, we have accomplished many of our goals. 

  •  Damaged roof was fixed and shingles were replaced.
  •  A dingy old storeroom was transformed into a beautiful conference room and office.
  • Former attached garage was transformed into an employee entrance and office space that doubles as a small screening room.
  • Electric and plumbing were brought up to code.
  • Hardwood floors were refinished and interior walls painted.
  • A french drain was put in to stop water damage.
  • The exterior porch was transformed into a fully functional, multi purpose room.
  • Heating units were replaced.
  • And more...