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Industry News: November 2016

11 Nov , 2016 | Posted by:

The film Who's Gonna Love Me Now will screen as part of the Boston Jewish Film Festival.

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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Providence Art & Design Film Festival

3 Nov , 2016 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

The Happy Film opens the 2nd Annual Providence Art & Design Film Festival on November 3.

Rhode Island’s Art & Design Film Festival, now in its second year, is already expanding, thanks to the collaborative local film industry. NewEnglandFilm.com offers a glimpse into this unique festival and the Providence Center for Media Culture, the up-and-coming the non-profit behind it.

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Festival Interview: Knightsville

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

Gina Piersanti and Gloria Migliori in KNIGHTSVILLE

Aly Migliori reveals how identity, family, and independence play a role in her short Knightsville, while also sharing her experience screening it at festivals that celebrate female filmmakers. Originally screened at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and Independent Film Festival Boston, her film is now playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Festival Interview: Meredith’s Medicine

14 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

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Andrew Burgess documents his mother’s mental escape from cancer treatments with his film Meredith’s Medicine, which is screening through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, he talks about the supportive community that allowed his mother to continue doing what she loves.

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Festival Interview: They’re Closing In

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

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Jaret Blinkhorn’s arguments with his wife inspired the horror short They’re Closing In, where a married couple must confront their issues — or face dire consequences. Here, Blinkhorn shares how he assembled a skeleton crew to shoot his short and offers some advice for aspiring filmmakers. His film is available here on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Industry News: October 2016

2 Oct , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Split Ticket, a film by New England filmmaker Alfred Catalfo, will be screening at ITVFest this month.

New England film industry news includes the upcoming ITVFest including an invite to NewEnglandFilm.com’s Pitch Room, NH Film Festival, Mass Production Coalition meeting, and other industry buzz. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Festival Interview: The Something

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

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Tom Babbitt talks about hearing his mom’s stories as a child, becoming an animator and being a “fierce champion of your own work.” His film, The Something, which screened as part of the Providence Children’s Film Festival, is currently available to watch on NewEnglandFilm.com as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Industry News: September 2016

6 Sep , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com'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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Kickstart Omar Sosa’s 88 Well-Tuned Drums

23 Aug , 2016 | Posted by:

Photo of Omar Sosa by David Sproule

Award-winning RI-based filmmaker Soren Sorensen seeks community support for the release of his latest documentary Omar Sosa’s 88 Well-Tuned Drums.

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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 news@newenglandfilm.com.

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