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Local Actors on the Set of Ted 2

20 Aug , 2015 | Written by Christine Galeone | Posted by:

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Five local actors with speaking roles in the Boston-based comedy Ted 2 talk about working on the film with producer, director, star and co-writer Seth MacFarlane and actor Mark Wahlberg.

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Acting | Company/Organization Profiles | Filmmaking | Local Industry | Massachusetts

Boston Indie Mafia

14 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Pictured from left to right, BIM co-founders Stacey Forbes Iwanicki, Joseph Bouvier and Lisa Meri celebrate the group's one-year anniversary at the group's June 27 Wicked Film Challenge premiere and awards ceremony.

Now entering its second year, the Boston Indie Mafia opens its doors to filmmakers, actors and media folks at all stages of their career to network, create films, pitch projects and get advice.

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Acting | How To's | New England

Headshots How-To

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Caitlin Arcand | Posted by:

Headshots from Lynne Wayne Photography.

Countless acting workshops, years of vocal training, a stacked résumé that has taken you months or years, but are you forgetting the most important thing? The headshot. Here’s a guide to how to find a photographer and get that perfect headshot to sell your look to the casting team.

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Acting | How To's

How to Be a Voice-Over Artist: Understanding Today’s Landscape

1 Aug , 2014 | Written by Kevin T. Cunningham | Posted by:

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If you are thinking, “I’m a good actor, but I don’t necessarily have a great voice,” keep reading. First, the voice-over industry might be different than you thought, especially since recent technology has revolutionized the voice-over industry—changing both the work available and how we get work. Read on to learn about the scope, sound, and sourcing of today’s voice-overs.

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Acting | Interviews

Advice for Actors: An Interview with Erica Derrickson

1 Aug , 2014 | Written by Josh Coleman | Posted by:

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Photographer and Actress Erica Derrickson talks with NewEnglandFilm.com about her advice for actors and her organization Hollywood East Actors.

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Acting | Filmmaking | Interviews | Local Industry | Massachusetts | Rhode Island

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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Acting | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Wearing the Many Hats of Filmmaking: A Conversation with Alex Karpovsky

1 Apr , 2013 | Written by K. Correia | Posted by:

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Massachusetts native Alex Karpovsky discusses what it’s like to fill multiple roles, both on screen and off, in the production of his two new films, Rubberneck and Red Flag.

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Recap: Most Popular NewEnglandFilm.com Stories of 2012

3 Jan , 2013 | Written by Michele Meek | Posted by:

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Here's a recap of NewEnglandFilm.com's 15 most popular stories from 2012 and five stories from the archives with the most views.

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Acting | How to Be a... | Interviews

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:

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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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Acting | Company/Organization Profiles | Massachusetts

Boston Casting: Ensemble Casting At Its Best

1 Jul , 2012 | Written by Donna Sorbello | Posted by:

When Angela Peri began her casting company in 1991, she named it Boston Casting because she wanted it to be bigger than herself. Today she has achieved this feat by pulling together a diverse team to become a force to be reckoned with in the casting community.

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