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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: 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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Festival Interview: So Help Me God

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

Rebecca Maddalo needed to make a more lighthearted film after her last project — a dark relationship drama. That’s how she decided to make the short comedy So Help Me God, which is now playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. Here, Maddalo explains her storytelling techniques in the film and how they’re specifically designed to create humor.

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Females in Film | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Vermont

Festival Interview: Elenoir

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

Vermont filmmaker Melissa J. Kosmaczewski explains why emotions like grief, love, and lust aren’t just reserved for the young with her short film Elenoir. Originally screened at the Green Mountain Film Festival, it is now playing here through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Festival Interview: Going the Distance

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

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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Kickstart New England: F*CK YES

19 Sep , 2016 | Posted by:

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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Editing | Females in Film | Interviews | Los Angeles | Massachusetts

The Invisible Craft of Film Editing

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

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

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A Small Good Thing

27 Apr , 2016 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to filmmaker Pamela Tanner Boll as her latest work, A Small Good Thing releases in theaters.

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Flicks4Chicks Film Competition

28 Mar , 2016 | Posted by:

Genine Tillotson, executive director of the Harvard Square Scriptwriters and a producer/director herself, talks about the Flicks4Chicks competition, a challenge for filmmakers from all backgrounds to create short films with a central female character.

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María Agui Carter on Making “Rebel”

20 Mar , 2016 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more as part of Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to filmmaker María Agui Carter as her latest work, Rebel, tours six cities for Women’s History Month. The tour concludes in Boston, MA on Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 7pm in the Paramount Theater as part of Anna Feder’s curated Bright Light Series.

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