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Short Scripts Wanted!

(Non-Union Only)

Cloud Thirteen Productions is looking to produce short films in the hopes of exposing new writers to the industry. There are a number of producers working with us to bring these types of projects to life.
Seeking drama & comedy short film scripts ranging from 10-25 minutes (roughly 15-35 pages).
Please contact us if this is something that interests you or for more information.

Contact Details: Cloud Thirteen Productions Cloud Thirteen Productions submissions@cloudthirteenproductions.com Website

SEEKING WHEELCHAIR MODEL AGE 6-7

(Union & Non-Union)

SEEKING a WHEELCHAIR bound child age 6-7 yo for an educational photo shoot in May. Must be easy to work with, able to take simple directions, interact with others, enjoy the camera and be photogenic. If you have that child, send a CURRENT photo in chair along with NAME, DOB, and ALL CONTACT INFO TO: booking@thecameoagency.com with WHEELCHAIR in the subject line. If out-of-state, must be willing to travel to Salem, MA. We will contact you if client is interested. Please share if you know someone.

Contact Details: ELISHA HURTT THE CAMEO AGENCY 781-647-8300 booking@thecameoagency.com Website

RUSH CALL: Background 3/23 - Randolph, MA 2:30pm - 6:00pm

(Non-Union Only)

We need background in Randolph, MA for the web series "Family Problems" from 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM. NON-UNION ONLY, UNPAID. Ages 18+, detective/CSI workers. All types. Please e-mail below with headshot/resume if you are available to receive address information.

Contact Details: FP Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Crew and Extras needed

(Union & Non-Union)

Seeking a Grip, two Production Assistants, and extras for our short film "Season of Hope". It is shooting March 29th-31st in Marlborough and Northborough, MA. We are shooting on a RED Camera and will be submitting the film to all major festivals. These are unpaid, however, gas money will be provided to crew, as well as credit and food. Please check out the film at www.seasonofhopeshort.com

Contact Details: Jason Whittier Buring Torch Productions jasonbwhittier@gmail.com Website

AGES 18+, DETECTIVE BACKGROUND 3/16 and/or 3/23

(Non-Union Only)

Need background, ages 18+, to play detectives for the web series "Family Problems". Please send headshot to e-mail listed below. You can submit for ONE or BOTH filming days, please specify any call time issues. 1) Filming in Randolph, MA on 3/16; 6am - 5pm 2) Filming in Rhode Island on 3/23; 10 AM - 6 PM. UNPAID. NON-UNION ONLY.

Contact Details: FP BACKGROUND Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

AGE 60-75, FEMALE - NUN - WEB SERIES

(Non-Union Only)

Casting - Mother Turner - an strict nun who is the right hand to the leader of a cult-like group of people. Principal in "Family Problems" Web Series. Deals with adult and violent situations. Dramatic role. Needed 1 DAY; in April-May. 5-6 Days; in June-September. UNPAID, NON-UNION ONLY. Films in RI/MA. Send headshot/resume for audition time slot.

Contact Details: FP Casting - Turner Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

AGE 40-55, MALE - WEB SERIES

(Non-Union Only)

Casting - Father Hamblin - a priest who leads a cult-like group. Caucasian, Athletic/Average body. Guest/Lead in "Family Problems" Web Series. Deals with adult, violent and sexual situations. Dramatic role. Needed 1 DAY; in April-May. 10-12 Days; in June-September. UNPAID, NON-UNION ONLY. Films in RI/MA. Send headshot/resume for audition time slot.

Contact Details: FP Casting - HAMBLIN Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

AGE 16-22, MALE - WEB SERIES

(Non-Union Only)

Casting DYLAN - a student studying to be a minister. Falls in love with someone and deals with a violent aftermath. Caucasian, Athletic/Slender body. Principal Role in "Family Problems" Web Series. Deals with adult and violent situations. Dramatic role. Needed 1-2 Days; in April-May. 7-8 Days; in June-September. UNPAID, NON-UNION ONLY. Films in RI/MA. Send headshot/resume for audition time slot.

Contact Details: FP CASTING - DYLAN Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

AGE 17-23, FEMALE - WEB SERIES

(Non-Union Only)

Casting the role of CARRIE - a senior in high school who is popular and a mentor. Goes missing after getting mixed in with some wrong people. Caucasian, Athletic/Slender body. Principal Role in "Family Problems" Web Series. Deals with adult and sexual situations. Dramatic role. Needed 1-2 Days; in April-May. 7-8 Days; in June-September. UNPAID, NON-UNION ONLY. Films in RI/MA. Send headshot/resume for audition time slot.

Contact Details: FP Casting - CARRIE Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

NOW CASTING!!!!

(Union & Non-Union)

NOW CASTING NATIONWIDE!!
MATADOR CONTENT and a MAJOR CABLE NETWORK are now casting people looking to build or upgrade their commercial bar! This show would love to give you the opportunity to make your bar dream a reality!
Have you dreamt of upgrading your current bar?
Have you been setting money aside to redo your bar?
Is your current bar dated and boring?
Do you feel that upgrading your bar would help reinvent your business?

Contact Details: matadorcastings@gmail.com matadorcastings@gmail.com
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Actresses Needed for Historical Documentary Project

(Union & Non-Union)

Five Sisters Productions and the Tufts Production Team is currently casting women of all ethnicities, sexual orientations, and ages for the "Half the History" teaser film.
“Half the History” is a film project series looking to promote and highlight women’s history in America. Under this project, the first film of the series will be based on Jill Lepore's Book of Ages, which details the life of Jane Franklin, Benjamin Franklin's younger sister.

Contact Details: Cinthia Chen Tufts University, Five Sisters Productions halfthehistory@gmail.com Website
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Seeking Editor for Feature Doc

(Union & Non-Union)

I am seeking an editor for Silent U., a feature length documentary that was filmed over a period of three years. The project follows a dynamic group of students and professors at an ivy league university as they set out to reveal and transform the hidden culture of rape, violence and misogyny that permeates their campus. The documentary is for theatrical and television release.

Contact Details: Liz Canner, Director Silent U., Astrea Media info@astreamedia.org
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SUMMER JOB CASTING

(Union & Non-Union)

Logline: David, an unhappy college student living at home, finally gets a summer job at the local supermarket after receiving pressure from his over-bearing mother and disinterested father.
David / Male / Early-Mid 20’s:
David appears in eight scenes. He is in his early twenties, and lives at home.
Mom / Female / Late 40’s-Early 50’s:
Appears in four scenes. She is David’s mother.
Dad / Male / Late 40’s-Early 50’s:
Appears in four scenes. He is David’s father.
Sandy / Female / Late 50’s:

Contact Details: Timothy Mendonca summerjob2014@gmail.com
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Incredibly Short Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

The Marley Bridges Theatre Company (MBTC) is once again hosting the Oscar Party at the Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center in Newport Rhode Island. Last year there was trivia, prizes and entertainments that filled the commercial breaks during the Awards Ceremony. This year, they are hosting the first annual "Incredibly Short Film Festival" or ISFF the brainchild of MBTC Artistic Director Patrick Grimes. "Compared to vines, these are epic pictures on the scale of Ben Hur!"

Contact Details: David Hallowed Entertainment Group 1.844.883.8368 events@hallowedentertainment.com Website
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1/21 - BACKGROUND - 20+ DETECTIVES

(Non-Union Only)

Hello. We need actors to play detectives on TUESDAY, JANUARY 21st; 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Sagamore Beach, MA. NON-UNION ONLY. UNPAID. Actors will play detectives "clearing a house". Please send headshot and resume. **"Family Problems" Web Series

Contact Details: FP Casting Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Boston Mysterious Bear Film Fest - Now Accepting Submissions

(Union & Non-Union)

In coordination with the local premiere of Hot Dog and the Ninja Episode 2: "The Dark Night of the Ninja", Charles River and The Quiet Generation announce the very first Mysterious Bear FilmFestival:
- Screening will be held at The Space in Jamaica Plain: 128 Brookside Ave. Jamaica Plain, MA
- NOW accepting submissions for locally produced work 20 minutes or less (No charge for submissions)
- Submission Deadline: February 28, 2014
- Screening Date: March 29, 2014 8pm

Contact Details: Pete Septoff Charles River Swimming and Diving Team emuofevil@yahoo.com Website

DETECTIVE BACKGROUND - 1/19 - RANDOLPH, MA

(Non-Union Only)

Need actors for background on Sunday, January 19th in Randolph, MA for the web series "Family Problems". All ages 20+, male/female, to play detectives and admin workers in a police station. UNPAID, NON-UNION ONLY. Please send headshot and resume to e-mail below. Thank you.

Contact Details: FP Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

The Science of Romance

(Union & Non-Union)

We are looking to make a documentary on love, relationships, and hook-ups. we need
Singles men /women..looking for stories of dates. looking for 100 men and 100 women from 18-100 years old to talk to us about dating, why we pick who we pick, why we stay or chose not to with them. All the good and bad. You can email us, send us an audio or video link.We want the good,bad, ugly.
Email us at Thescienceofromance@gmail.com

Contact Details: Adjovi Koene Alice.koene@gmail.com

Boston Student Film Fest open for submissions!

(Union & Non-Union)

Boston Student Film Fest now open for submissions!
The third annual Boston Student Film Fest is now accepting student films for it’s 2014 program! Our event has become the top showcase of student films in New England and many of our featured films have gone on to other festivals after being discovered at BSFF. With each year we are always excited to expand, adding new networking events and showcasing opportunities to support our artist’s. Screening and event dates will be announced in early 2014.
To submit a film:
Visit www.bostonstudentfilmfest.org/submit
Qualifications

Contact Details: Kelly Soule Boston Student Film Fest bsff@bostonstudentarts.org Website
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AGE 20+ OFFICERS BACKGROUND 1/14 - RANDOLPH, MA

(Non-Union Only)

Family Problems needs actors to play officers/detectives (Male/Female - ages 20+) for background on Tuesday, January 14. Filming: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (but could be flexible on time if not available entire day). Filming in Randolph, MA. Unpaid. Non-union ONLY. Please send headshot/resume to e-mail.

Contact Details: FP Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Actress or Model Wanted to Expand Portfolio

(Non-Union Only)

Professional photographer and filmmaker based in New London, NH; looking to expand my portfolio. Shooting with medium format camera (Nikon D800E) and strobes with 7' octoboxes in studio.

Contact Details: Ben Tolosa Ben Tolosa Studios 603-715-0515 bentolosa@ymail.com Website
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Stowe Story Labs Retreat Empowers Filmmakers

By Maud Dillingham
2013 Stowe Story Lab Participants and Presenters gather after screening of Chris Millis’ feature film “Small Apartments"

A September workshop in Vermont trains New England filmmakers in the nuts and bolts of making films.

40 Filmmakers and Historians: The Vermont Movie

By K. Correia
Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie

While neither the largest nor the smallest of the New England states, Vermont has forged a name for itself as a leader in firsts. The first to outlaw slavery; the first to allow same-sex civil unions; etc. It is a state steeped in grassroots thinking and democracy. It is no wonder that a project such as Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie, which has brought together over 40 local filmmakers and historians, would develop out of this state.

New Low-Residency MFA Film Program Launches at Vermont College of Fine Arts

By Dave Walker
The Vermont College of Fine Arts' MFA in Film Production begins this October

A low-residency film program is reimagining film production for independent filmmakers and screenwriters who are looking to bring their visions to life.

Addicted to Fame: Interview with Director David Giancola

By Donna Sorbello
Director David Giancola hugs his star, Anna Nicole Smith in a scene from "Addicted to Fame," Courtesy of Edgewood Studios

Filmmaker David Giancola has always lived a split life, chasing the Hollywood dream from a home 3,000 miles away from LA. In his new documentary, he shares yet another dual experience -- that of setting out to make a cheesy action film, accidentally making an exploitative reality show, and ultimately creating an honest documentary about the downward spiral of Anna Nicole Smith.

Festival Spotlight: Five Ways to Leave Your Lover

By Alli Rock
DP Daniel Cojanu works on the set of Five Ways to Leave Your Lover

The NewEnglandFilm.com Festival brings together filmmakers from all over New England, with all different styles and stories to tell. Every week, we will be publishing interviews with new festival filmmakers. This week, hear from Lukas Huffman about his drama of romantic disconnect, Five Ways to Leave Your Lover.

Vermont Crowd Sources Its Way to Independent Energy and Documentaries

By Dave Walker
Bright Blue EcoMedia turns to Vermonters for help making its latest film

A crowd-sourced documentary takes an unusual route to celebrate how the people and communities of Vermont are breaking their addiction to oil, reducing their carbon footprint and charting the course to energy independence.

Movies From Marlboro: Taking the College Experience to a New Level

By K. Correia
Marlboro student filmmakers, Photo Credit: Marlboro College

The Movies from Marlboro program at Vermont’s Marlboro College combines classroom study with a professional work practicum, giving students and professional filmmakers alike an unforgettable learning experience.

Theatre Profile: The Customer is Right at the Roxy

By Casey Stirling
Spring into the Roxy, Photo Credit: Seth Gordon, Roxy Manager

In the heart of downtown Burlington, surrounded by shops and restaurants and within walking distance of the University of Vermont and Champlain College, sits the Roxy. The family-owned business has been voted Best Movie Theater for several years in Vermont’s Seven Days’s Daysie Awards. Is there an independent cinema near you that deserves some attention? Send your suggestions to news@newenglandfilm.com.

Industry News - May 2011

By Casey Stirling
A still from The Wish Makers of West Hollywood, premiering at the Boston LGBT Film Festival

Cameras are rolling this month as a feature and a web series begin production, and there are plenty of finished films to take in via festivals across New England. Read on for opportunities, industry buzz and happenings in the local industry. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.