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Industry News: May 2015

11 May , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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Film festivals, screenings, and other happenings, in addition to industry buzz and opportunities for filmmakers in this month's industry news. Send news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: April 2015

3 Apr , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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News about the Massachusetts film tax incentive, a new production begins in RI, plus industry buzz, opportunities, happenings and film festivals.

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Kickstart New England: Instrumental Places: The Granada Guitar

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

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Help us Kickstart a new film by filmmaker Sky Sabin, Instrumental Places: The Granada Guitar

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Interview with VCFA Founding Faculty Chair and Filmmaker: Laura Colella

24 Mar , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

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Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks with educator and filmmaker, Laura Colella

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

An Interview with Filmmaker Guy Benoit about ‘Guitar #1711′

15 Oct , 2014 | Written by NewEnglandFilm.com | Posted by:

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Music and film have long been paired (even during the silent film era). But Rhode Island filmmaker Guy Benoit finds a new way of examining music through film with his short documentary Guitar #1711, which follows Rhode Island based, custom guitar maker Otto D'Ambrosio through a year long process of building one guitar. You can also watch the film online as part of the 2014 Online New England Film Festival.

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Interview with Filmmaker Andrew Migliori about Donner Party: The Musical

17 Sep , 2014 | Written by NewEnglandFilm.com | Posted by:

Not many people would think of making a film about a group of pioneers who became snowbound in the mountains for weeks without food, never mind a musical comedy. But filmmaker Andrew Migliori did and the result is The Donner Party: The Musical, now available to watch online through October 15 as part of the 2014 Online New England Film Festival.

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Industry News: September 2014

4 Sep , 2014 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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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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Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

Music in Film: Providence’s What Cheer Brigade to be Featured in Rhode Island International Film Festival

2 Aug , 2014 | Written by Chelsea Boulrisse | Posted by:

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Director Michael Slavens addresses this idea of being overcome by grief in his new short film, What Cheer?, which features music from The What Cheer Brigade, an award-winning and beloved 19-piece brass band originating from Providence, Rhode Island.

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

A Chat with Jeff Toste, Director of Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner

26 Jul , 2014 | Written by Sam Cooper | Posted by:

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NewEnglandFilm.com chats with Filmmaker Jeff Toste about his directorial debut Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner, a film about the oldest operating diner on wheels in America. The film screens in East Greenwich, RI on July 26 and at the Rhode Island International Film Festival on August 10.

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Casting Local Talent: CP Casting and Local Actors on Infinitely Polar Bear

1 Apr , 2014 | Written by Sarah Blood | Posted by:

Infinitely Polar Bear, which played at Sundance Film Festival in 2014, was cast in Boston and shot in New England. NewEnglandFilm.com's Sarah Blood talks with Boston casting director, Carolyn Pickman, and some actors from the film about their work.

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