Connecticut Has Film & Digital Media Talent

Connecticut is passionate about its commitment to supporting digital media innovation.

From ESPN and NBC Sports Group to ITV America and other media pioneers, the state is home to hundreds of production and post-production facilities, studios, game designers, software developers and more. Just as important, the skills and services you need are close at hand within the state.

Strategically located along the Northeastern I-95 technology corridor, Connecticut is home to some of the nation’s top universities and boasts a technology ecosystem that includes access to venture capital, partners, incubators, industry associations and a talent pool that ranks as one of the top in the United States.

Key Facts

  • #3 in Managerial, Professional and Technical Jobs (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation)
  • 21,000+ new media workers in Connecticut (Lightcast, 2022)
  • 3,200+ new media establishments are located in the state (Lightcast, 2022)
  • $1.3 billion is spent by film, television and digital media companies annually
  • #1 in Digital Economy (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation)
  • 3,800 workers employed by Disney’s ESPN
  • 44% industry job growth over the last 10 years (Lightcast, 2022)
  • 57% of Connecticut’s digital media exports are from the media streaming distribution services, social networks, and other media networks and content providers industry (Lightcast, 2021)

Targeted Support

The State of Connecticut offers extensive resources for digital media and film companies of all types and sizes. For full information regarding producing in Connecticut, visit the Film & Digital Media section of