Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Hijab on the Court: Interview with Tim O’Donnell

A Conversation With Tim O’Donnell about his films FIBA Allow HIJAB and Life Without Basketball

15 Feb , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

After the release of his latest short film, FIBA Allow HIJAB, Tim O’Donnell discusses the influence of the media, female role models, and the necessity of getting to know our Muslim-American neighbors.

Connecticut | Industry News | Local Industry | Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | Rhode Island

Industry News: February 2017

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

6 Feb , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, find upcoming Oscar celebrations, plus local film productions, screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

Company/Organization Profiles | Film Funding | New England

Equity-Based Film Crowdfunding Sites

Four websites for equity-based crowdfunding films

23 Jan , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Now that you know the important steps needed to use equity-based crowdfunding from our Filmmaker’s Guide to Equity-Based Crowdfunding, you can start investigating websites to assist with your fundraising efforts.

Film Funding | How To's | New England

Filmmaker’s Guide to Equity-Based Crowdfunding

Learn how you can use equity crowdfunding to finance your film

23 Jan , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Donation-based sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo aren’t the only way to crowdfund a film. You can also leverage equity-based crowdfunding, which is more complex, but allows you to raise much larger sums of money. Here, NewEnglandFilm.com explains how you can use this lesser known method to finance your project.

Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | Vermont

Industry News: January 2017

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

13 Jan , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a fellowship at Vermont College of Fine Arts, upcoming fests, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

Industry News | Local Industry | Maine | Massachusetts | New England | Reports | Rhode Island | Vermont

Industry News: December 2016

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

13 Dec , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a new media lab in Providence, upcoming awards ceremonies, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

Industry News | Local Industry | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | Reports | Rhode Island | Vermont

Industry News: November 2016

New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

11 Nov , 2016 | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, read about a statement from The Independent regarding arts funding and free speech, the Boston Jewish Film Festival, a SNOB Film Festival event, and other screenings, opportunities, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

Company/Organization Profiles | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film Festivals | Rhode Island | Theatres

Providence Art & Design Film Festival

A glimpse into the film festival and the up-and-coming nonprofit behind it.

3 Nov , 2016 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Rhode Island’s Art & Design Film Festival, now in its second year, is already expanding, thanks to the collaborative local film industry. NewEnglandFilm.com offers a glimpse into this unique festival and the Providence Center for Media Culture, the up-and-coming the non-profit behind it.

Drama | Females in Film | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Rhode Island

Festival Interview: Knightsville

An interview with Aly Migliori about transcending the commonality of human experiences in her dramatic short Knightsville.

14 Oct , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Gina Piersanti and Gloria Migliori in KNIGHTSVILLE

Aly Migliori reveals how identity, family, and independence play a role in her short Knightsville, while also sharing her experience screening it at festivals that celebrate female filmmakers. Originally screened at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and Independent Film Festival Boston, her film is now playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine | Rhode Island

Festival Interview: Meredith’s Medicine

Andrew Burgess talks about the supportive community that inspired his documentary Meredith’s Medicine.

14 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

Andrew Burgess documents his mother’s mental escape from cancer treatments with his film Meredith’s Medicine, which is screening through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, he talks about the supportive community that allowed his mother to continue doing what she loves.