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Industry News: June 2015

4 Jun , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The film Elgin Park screens at Nantucket Film Festival in June 2015.

Catch up with the latest New England film industry buzz, opportunities, festivals and events in this monthly report. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Film Boot Camp: Jay Craven Discusses the Making of Northern Borders

9 Apr , 2015 | Written by Christine Galeone | Posted by:

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Vermont-based filmmaker Jay Craven discusses the groundbreaking educational program that produced the film Northern Borders, a feature film starring Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Academy Award nominees Bruce Dern and Genevieve Bujold.

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Interview with Maria Clinton, Documentary Filmmaker and MFA Student at VCFA

30 Mar , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks with documentary filmmaker Maria Clinton, a student at the Vermont College of Fine Art.

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Kickstart New England: Who Is Lydia Loveless?

9 Feb , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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Who is Lydia Loveless? That’s the question director Gorman Bechard hopes to answer in his upcoming documentary. Twenty-three year old singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless, raised in Ohio, received much acclaim for her 2014 album Somewhere Else. Who Is Lydia Loveless? will follow her as she tours and performs, records in the studio with her band, and shares details of her life and work in interviews.

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Industry News: September 2014

4 Sep , 2014 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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This month's industry news reports on local film awards, upcoming screenings (including the online screening of 42 films on NewEnglandFilm.com), the Mass Media Expo, and more. To report news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Creating a Trailer Before You Even Have a Film

1 Mar , 2014 | Written by Michael Cormier | Posted by:

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Don't have the money to make your film? Consider making just the trailer to attract interest -- that's what independent filmmaker Erik Bloomquist has done.

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Paying Homage to Korean War Veterans in Documentary

1 Mar , 2014 | Written by Sarah Blood | Posted by:

Filmmaker Conor Timmis pays homage to his late grandfather and others who fought in the Korean War, from 1950 to 1953, in his documentary Finnigan's War.

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Kickstart New England: Carb Loaded

1 Aug , 2013 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Every month, NewEnglandFilm.com is highlighting exciting new local film projects looking for funding. This month, put down your carbs and pick up your wallet for documentary Carb Loaded, which takes a hard look at the food culture that's leading to a rise in diabetes. To feature your film in this series, e-mail editor@newenglandfilm.com with a blurb on your film and Kickstarter campaign.

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Hollywood Production Heats Up New England This Summer

1 Jul , 2013 | Written by Dave Walker | Posted by:

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Even as several states debate the future of tax incentive programs for feature film and television productions, several star-studded productions have flocked to the region this summer hoping to capture the historic looks and distinct character of New England.

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Industry News – May 2011

30 Apr , 2011 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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.

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