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Festival Interview: Going the Distance

26 Sep , 2016 | Written by Nichols | Posted by:

Going the Distance festival FINAL

Jessie Beers-Altman shares the inspiration for her sports documentary short Going the Distance and the unique soothing effect it has on her infant son. Her award-winning film, which originally screened at Independent Film Festival Boston, is now available here, playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.


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Festival Interview: All My Voice

20 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

From left: Matt Hedges (DOP), Zoë Morgan Chiswick (Director), Patrick Farrell (Sound), Hannah Wnorowski (Writer/Art Director/Actress)

Providing a glimpse inside the mind of a brilliant, yet challenged scientist, the short film All My Voice, is now screening on through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. Director Zoë Morgan Chiswick talks about how the project came to fruition, while also offering inspirational advice for aspiring filmmakers.


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Kickstart New England: F*CK YES

19 Sep , 2016 | Posted by:

A still from the episode "Fingers" from the first season of F*CK YES.

F*CK YES, a web series produced by an all-female production team, shows that talking about sexual consent doesn’t have to kill the mood and, in fact, can enhance it. Now, they need your crowdfunding support on Seed&Spark to raise money for season two.


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Industry News: September 2016

6 Sep , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:'s 8th Annual Online New England Film Festival features over 40 local short films from over a dozen New England festivals to watch online for free until October 15.

New England film industry news includes fellowship opportunities, upcoming screenings and festivals, and other industry buzz.


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Film Industry News: August 2016

17 Aug , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Massachusetts filmmaker Daniel Cojanu was recently awarded Best Cinematography Short Film at the Woods Hole Film Festival for his film Black Canaries.

Upcoming events at ITVFest, Camden International Film Festival, fellowship opportunities with Karen Schmeer organization and MacDowell Colony, winners announced from Woods Hole and Rhode Island International Film Festival, and more. To submit a blurb for industry news, email


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25 Years: The Woods Hole Film Festival

18 Jul , 2016 | Written by Josh Kirk | Posted by:


An interview with Woods Hole Film Festival Founder and Director Judy Laster about the realities of putting on a film festival, the festival community, and the ever -changing market of independent film.


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Windy Films: Documenting Social Impact

10 Jul , 2016 | Written by David Pierotti | Posted by:

Left to right: Tripp Clemens (Editor), Harvey Burrell (Cinematographer), Will Humphrey (Producer)

In 2012, Windy Films was founded by three friends—Editor Tripp Clemens, Cinematographer Harvey Burrell, and Producer Will Humphrey. In this video interview, writer David Pierotti interviews the three partners about how they built their business and their projects.


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Industry News: July 2016

6 Jul , 2016 | Posted by:

Animation workshops with Ygor and Ceci of VJ Suave at the Maine International Film Festival this month.

Summer outdoor screenings, New England Emmy Awards, and other industry buzz, screenings, calls for films, and more. To submit a blurb for industry news, email


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Cape Verdean Stories

14 Jun , 2016 | Posted by:

Working the Boats

Claire Andrade-Watkins talks to about the inspiration, distribution and television broadcasts for her films, which are being presented in a retrospective on Cape Verdean history at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


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The Invisible Craft of Film Editing

9 Jun , 2016 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Eileen Meyer (Photo by Claire Marie Vogel)

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, writer Catherine Stewart talks to the 2016 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellow, Eileen Meyer about the invisible art of film editing.