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Industry News: October 2015

5 Oct , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The Fairies’ Child, directed by Victoria Vaughn will screen at the Vermont International Film Festival, as part of their Vermont Filmmaker Showcase.

Check out the launch of the 2015 Online New England Film Festival, special events and discounts for the local film community at ITVFest this month, and other buzz, happenings and opportunities. To submit news, email


Acting | Massachusetts

Local Actors on the Set of Ted 2

20 Aug , 2015 | Written by Christine Galeone | Posted by:

A still from Ted 2, filmed in Boston.

Five local actors with speaking roles in the Boston-based comedy Ted 2 talk about working on the film with producer, director, star and co-writer Seth MacFarlane and actor Mark Wahlberg.


Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts

Kickstart New England: Shakespeare for Bullies

13 Aug , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A still from Nothing is Truer than the Truth.

Massachusetts filmmaker Cheryl Eagan-Donovan seeks Kickstarter support for Shakespeare for Bullies, an educational outreach project for her film Nothing is Truer than Truth. The film explores the life of Edward de Vere as well as sexual identity, a topic relevant to Shakespeare and his plays, and to students dealing with bullying as a result of their sexuality.


Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Giovanni Zelko on his film The Algerian

11 Aug , 2015 | Written by Zac Scott | Posted by:

Giovanni Zelko, director of the film The Algerian.

Giovanni Zelko’s latest film The Algerian is currently in limited release and scheduled to open in 20 different cities nationwide in the next few weeks. Here, Zelko talks about his film background at Boston University, his inspiration for the film, and some sage advice he received from Clint Eastwood.


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Industry News: August 2015

1 Aug , 2015 | Posted by:

David Angell's documentary Hope City about a 'tent city' in Providence screens August 9 at 12:15pm as part of the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

This month, you’ll find Rhode Island International Film Festival, Scriptbiz, and plenty of outdoor screenings, plus check in on the industry buzz on film shootings and awards in the region.


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Stowe Story Labs Fellow

30 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Gabriel Robinson awarded 2015 Stowe Story Labs Fellow is pleased to announce that Cambridge, Massachusetts filmmaker Gabriel Robinson has been awarded the – Stowe Story Lab Fellowship to 2015 Stowe Story Labs.


Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts | Rhode Island

Director Maya Forbes on Infinitely Polar Bear

16 Jul , 2015 | Written by Ted Ryan | Posted by:

Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo receive direction from Forbes on the set of Infinitely Polar Bear.

Cambridge-born Writer/Director May Forbes’s new film Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo headlines the Woods Hole Film Festival this month. Here, she talks to fellow filmmaker Ted Ryan about shooting in New England, keeping it together on the festival circuit and staying true to your story.


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Boston Indie Mafia

14 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Pictured from left to right, BIM co-founders Stacey Forbes Iwanicki, Joseph Bouvier and Lisa Meri celebrate the group's one-year anniversary at the group's June 27 Wicked Film Challenge premiere and awards ceremony.

Now entering its second year, the Boston Indie Mafia opens its doors to filmmakers, actors and media folks at all stages of their career to network, create films, pitch projects and get advice.


Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: Laila B

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Screen Shot 2015-07-07 at 4.56.29 PM

Boston filmmaker Amy DePaola seeks Kickstarter support for her upcoming feature Laila B, a film about Laila Bataglia, a bartender whose life is transformed when she is attacked outside her home. The film is inspired by events from DePaola’s life, and will include real footage of her boxing and training for October’s “Belles of the Brawl” at the House of Blues in Boston.


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Industry News

1 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Rhode Island natives and brothers Evangelos & George Giovanis whose film Bereave screens at Woods Hole Film Festival.

New England’s summer film festival kicks off, Emmy-Award winners, events and more.