Film COOP, the Cooperstown, Oneonta, Otsego County Film Commission, is the official film commission office for Otsego County, New York, including the village of Cooperstown and the city of Oneonta.
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Film COOP was founded in 2020 with a generous grant from the C.J. Heilig Foundation. We are a nonprofit 501c6 (so donations, unfortunately are not tax deductible). We are powered by a diverse board of directors, which includes local industry professionals, as well as community leaders. Our board members have been writing checks and donating work hours all year to get us launched, but for full funding we need help from the larger community.
Film COOP established itself in 2020 on a limited budget, but our goals are much bigger for 2021. We will not only attract entertainment industry productions, but we will begin industry building and we hope to debut a destination weekend event next fall, pandemic willing. We need your help to fund a full year's budget, which will help us:
We have great partnership programs for businesses and individuals, with incredible perks. However, in addition to getting some perks, our donors should know that building an entertainment industry in Otsego County would mean they are helping to:
The response since we officially launched this fall has been overwhelmingly positive and we are thankful for your support. We ask that you become our partners in making a better Otsego County by building a new industry here. Please give what you can to help our nonprofit and help our region.