Filming at The Cascades
In the fall of 2010, director Brian McAllister of Note To Self Films found himself in Hudson, New York, the setting for his latest short film titled “The Man at the Counter”. Not surprisingly, much of the film is set in a coffee shop. Yes, McAllister chose The Cascades in Hudson, New York as the location for much of that film.
“The film is really nostalgic, riding your bike, going to work at a coffee shop....it has all those small town flavors that lends itself so beautifully to Hudson. And The Cascades had just the right feel for the coffee shop scenes,” said McAllister.
“The Man at the Counter” was produced by Robert Cammisa. The screenplay was written by Rebecca Sue Haber.
Hudson has served as the location for several major films, including “Nobody's Fool” with Paul Newman and “Iron Weed” starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. Dozens of photo shoots have taken place in the architecturally-rich small city.
Hudson is just two hours from Manhattan via the Taconic Parkway or the NYS Thruway. Amtrak has a beautifully-renovated station down by the river.
The Cascades can arrange to meet your train. And, because we are a full-service restaurant, we can feed your crew while you're here.
The Cascades is available for all kinds of films, not to mention photo shoots, commercials, music videos, and reality TV episodes. Our rates are reasonable and our staff accommodating.
“Bob Lucke was great to work with”, according to McAllister. “He understood what was needed and was very accommodating. And Mayor Scalera was so welcoming and helpful. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Hudson to anyone in the industry.”
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Photos by Daniel Region