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Industry News: March 2017

9 Mar , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn how to nominate for The Independent’s 10 to Watch, find out about meetings in RI to save the NEA/NEH, and read about the winner of the Breakout Award by Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film, plus find links to screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Company/Organization Profiles | Film School & Education | Massachusetts | Screenwriting | Vermont

Spotlight on MFAs: The Low-Residency Model

7 Mar , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Low-residency programs offer students the ability to live and work from wherever they call home, as they build a body of work and earn credits towards their degree. Here, NewEnglandFilm interviews Jean Stawarz, an Associate Professor and the Graduate Program Director for Writing for Film and Television at Emerson College, and Stephen Pite, the Program Director of the MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) about their relatively new low-residency programs. See also NewEnglandFilm.com’s list of low-residency MFA programs in New England.

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Low-Residency MFA Programs in New England

7 Mar , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

In connection with her interview with two low-residency programs in New England, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Emma Schlenoff offers this guide to some of the low-residency MFA programs across the region. See also NewEnglandFilm.com’s interview with Emerson College and Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: The Empty Chair

1 Mar , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this series, NewEnglandFilm.com profiles film projects seeking crowdfunding. Here, filmmakers are seeking funds for a web series The Empty Chair, which will tell the story of the loss of one man, and in doing so, explore the broader issues of grief, death, and how society navigates these challenges.

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Hijab on the Court: Interview with Tim O’Donnell

15 Feb , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

After the release of his latest short film, FIBA Allow HIJAB, Tim O’Donnell discusses the influence of the media, female role models, and the necessity of getting to know our Muslim-American neighbors.

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Industry News: February 2017

6 Feb , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, find upcoming Oscar celebrations, plus local film productions, screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: January 2017

13 Jan , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a fellowship at Vermont College of Fine Arts, upcoming fests, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: December 2016

13 Dec , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, learn more about a new media lab in Providence, upcoming awards ceremonies, local film productions, and other screenings, opportunities, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: November 2016

11 Nov , 2016 | Posted by:

In this month’s New England film industry news, read about a statement from The Independent regarding arts funding and free speech, the Boston Jewish Film Festival, a SNOB Film Festival event, and other screenings, opportunities, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Females in Film | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Massachusetts

Festival Interview: The Dream

14 Oct , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Sara Pagiaro explains how her musical background led to career in filmmaking and how a passion for women’s issues prompted her to create her short drama The Dream. Originally screened at the Different Faces, Different Voices Film Festival, the film is now playing here through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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