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A Voice Heard Around the World: An Interview with Voice-Over Artist and Audio Producer Brett Barry

1 Nov , 2012 | Written by K. Correia | Posted by:

Voice-Over Artist and Audio Producer Brett Barry gives a candid look at the profession he’s chosen and explains why you have to love what you do.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Background Actor

30 Jun , 2011 | Written by K. Correia | Posted by:

Boston Casting Inc., the leading casting director in New England, provides insights into the etiquette of being a Background Actor.

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Extra, Extra: How to Become a Background Actor

31 May , 2011 | Written by K. Correia | Posted by:

With film and television crews descending on the region this summer, locals are finding they’ve been bitten by the acting bug. But what exactly is a 'background actor'? Learn what it takes to become an extra -- union or non-union.

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Filmmaking | How to Be a... | Interviews | Local Industry | New England

Life Lessons from a Career Production Assistant

1 Nov , 2009 | Written by Kevin Mason | Posted by:

Larry Nott - a man whose life goal is to be the best production assistant he can be.

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Editing | How to Be a... | How To's | Massachusetts | New England | Television

How to Edit for Children’s Television

30 Sep , 2009 | Written by Mike Sullivan | Posted by:

Senior editor Arnie Harchik explains how he integrates 500 hours of studio, location, animated, and audio footage to create one season of WGBH’s Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman.

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How to Be a... | How To's | Local Industry | New England

How to Be a PA

1 Mar , 2009 | Written by David Willis | Posted by:

A production assistant’s survival guide to finding and keeping film work in New England.

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Raise Your Hand if You Want to Direct

1 Nov , 2008 | Written by Raúl daSilva | Posted by:

The desire to be in charge of a film or television set must be matched with a purposeful attention to detail, especially for projects set back a few decades, explains industry veteran Raúl daSilva.

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Filmmaking | How to Be a... | Interviews | Local Industry

How to be a… Sports Camera Operator

1 Oct , 2008 | Written by Mike Sullivan | Posted by:

Michael Porta has found a niche in remote broadcast television, which can be a launching pad for other creative projects.

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Filmmaking | How to Be a... | How To's | New Hampshire

How to be a… Line Producer

1 Oct , 2008 | Written by Kate Fitzgerald | Posted by:

If you're someone who can make a budget, stay calm under pressure, is diplomatic, and doesn’t need sleep, then being a line producer might just be your dream job, says Chris Stinson. This month the NH native has four short films screening at the New Hampshire Film Festival.

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How to be a Master Editor

1 May , 2007 | Written by Nikki Chase | Posted by:

Three-time Oscar winner, Thelma Schoonmaker, shares tricks of the trade, how to break into 'the business' and what it's really like to work with Marty.

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