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SUNY professor wins grant to complete documentary

SUNY New Paltz and Marist professor Chris Nostrand has won a grant to complete his documentary “Firefly”: The Tay Fisher Story. Compelled by the former Harlem Globetrotter and Kingston native, the professor, along with two other filmmakers, received $5,000 from HUDSY’s Community Content Fund.

HUDSY in Collaboration with The River Newsroom

On August 4, 2021, the Stop Danskammer Coalition organized a “protest flotilla” to raise awareness of a new proposal for the fracked-gas power plant. HUDSY filmmaker Natasha Scully and The River Newsroom reporter Rachel Hellman were embedded with the Coalition on Sloop Clearwater’s sailboat, the Woody Guthrie.

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Meet HUDSY, Hudson Valley’s new streaming service

The greater Hudson Valley region has emerged as a hot destination for TV and film production generally, with 2021 emerging as the biggest year yet in terms of economic impact on the area and scope of productions. While those productions usually parachute in to film and then leave, HUDSY aims to keep its productions regional.

HUDSY announces Selection Committee after receiving dozens of grant proposals

The diverse, multi-generational group of community stakeholders will spend the coming weeks reviewing synopsis one-pagers of each project with respective applicants remaining anonymous to prevent any bias in the assessment process. Once selected…

HUDSY: Stream the Hudson Valley on the Good Work Hour

Team HUDSY has been very busy producing their own original content, partnering with local organizations and initiatives, implementing an apprenticeship program and kicking off their newest project, the Community Content Fund. This is a really fun and inspiring episode.

New Hudson Valley streaming service offers grants to local creators

While the diverse group never aimed to become a not-for-profit, they immediately embraced a nontraditional, cooperative business model. But we’re not talking a granola operation here, either; the folks behind HUDSY are aiming high. They pitch their concept as “Kind of like if Netflix and high-quality public access television had a sultry romance that produced…

HUDSY Seeks Local Content Creators

 HUDSY, a local video production company and soon-to-be digital streaming app, is putting out a call for Hudson Valley content creators to apply for grants of up to $5,000, supported by HUDSY’s Community Content Fund. In addition to this grant funding opportunity, HUDSY is currently in production on several in-house HUDSY Originals, and is working…

Let’s Talk, Kingston with

On this episode of Let’s Talk, Kingston we chatted with Jesse Brown of! Hudsy is a free video streaming platform that focuses on the Hudson Valley for content like: Arts & Culture, Food, Community, Documentaries & Events. We learned about how Hudsy is working on creating an OTT (Over the Top) streaming app that will…

Artists’ Conversations with Industry

Presented by the Orange County Arts Council, Artists’ Conversations with Industry is an inspirational and educational panel series in the Hudson Valley. In this discussion, facilitator Martin Dominguez Ball speaks with HUDSY co-founder Laura Kandel, Hudson Valley Magazine and The Valley Table EIC Kate Walsh, and ChronogramMedia editor, Brian Mahoney on the topic of Media…

recent press releasees

Names Advisory Council of Seasoned Film, Journalism, and Storytelling Professionals From the Hudson Valley

(August 30, 2021) Local filmmaking collective HUDSY is thrilled to welcome a six-member Advisory Council into their midst to offer guidance and support as they work to launch their free digital streaming app in early 2022.

Read the full press release HERE.

HUDSY Announces $5,000 Community Content Fund Grant Awardees, Film Projects to be Presented on the Free HUDSY App in 2022

(August 3, 2021) Local filmmaking collective HUDSY has revealed its three inaugural Community Content Fund (CCF) grant recipients, each of whom will receive $5,000 to complete video projects for HUDSY’s free Hudson Valley-centered digital streaming app, launching in early 2022.

Read the full press release HERE.

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