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Kickstart New England: Who Is Lydia Loveless?

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

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:

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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Connecticut | Filmmaking | Interviews

Creating a Trailer Before You Even Have a Film

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

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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Connecticut | Filmmaking | Interviews

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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Company/Organization Profiles | Connecticut | Film Funding | Kickstart New England

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:

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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Industry News – April 2011

31 Mar , 2011 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Ring in springtime this month by checking out the world's largest student film festival at Brown University or by shooting off a submission to the Kahbang Film Festival on being 'MaineStream.' Read on for opportunities, industry buzz and happenings in the local industry. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News – March 2011

28 Feb , 2011 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

This month New England has something for everybody in a wide range of festivals, from women's to Jewish to documentary to experimental. Read on for opportunities, industry buzz and happenings in the local industry. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

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A True Community Theatre

28 Feb , 2011 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The Community Film Institute of Fairfield, CT has been a local fixture since 1920. Beloved by its patrons, the Institute takes community involvement to a whole new level, depending on volunteers for its operation. Is there an independent cinema near you that deserves some attention? Send your suggestions to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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