Welcome to Innovation Group of CNY Arts, LLC.

IGCNYA supports the development of a viable film industry in Central New York. We administer publicly funded economic development programs that incentivize professional movie, television, and entertainment production. IGCNY also administers the region’s only film industry workforce development incubator,
the annual CNY Short Film Competition.

Our Programs

CNY Film Fund

The CNY Film Fund is an incentive-based funding program designed to support feature film production in Central New York.

Onondaga County

A NEW funding program for television, commercial advertising campaigns, and feature-film productions in Onondaga County.

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CNY Short Film Competition

Designed for recent college graduates at local universities in Central New York.

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Why Film in CNY? 

The Central New York region offers a variety of specialized resources and is uniquely positioned to fulfill a production’s needs.