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Crowdfunding Advice from Veteran Filmmakers

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

NewEnglandFilm.com checks back with filmmakers featured in the Kickstart New England series to find out if their campaigns were successful and what they learned about crowdfunding.

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Kickstart New England: The Last Pig

10 Oct , 2015 | Posted by:

New England filmmakers Allison Argo and Joseph Brunette seek Indiegogo support for their feature documentary The Last Pig, about a pig farmer in upstate New York who can no longer stand to bring the pigs to their deaths, creating instead a vegan farm.

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Kickstart New England: Revenge of the Killer Shrews

18 Sep , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

In this regular series, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Casey Stirling features local films aiming to raise money through crowdfunding. In this installment, Connecticut filmmaker Bart Grieb seeks Indiegogo support for Revenge of the Killer Shrews, a sequel to his 2000 short film Taming of the Killer Shrews. To have your film featured in this series, email news@newenglandfilm.com at least a month in advance of your campaign launch.

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Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts

Kickstart New England: Shakespeare for Bullies

13 Aug , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Massachusetts filmmaker Cheryl Eagan-Donovan seeks Kickstarter support for Shakespeare for Bullies, an educational outreach project for her film Nothing is Truer than Truth. The film explores the life of Edward de Vere as well as sexual identity, a topic relevant to Shakespeare and his plays, and to students dealing with bullying as a result of their sexuality.

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Film Funding | Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

The Passion and Persistence of Giovanis

26 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

After talking to award-winning filmmaker Evangelos Giovanis, whose film Bereave screens at Woods Hole Film Festival this month, about everything from waiting tables to European film festivals, it is clear that the Giovanis brothers are a genuine and hardworking team with a vision.

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Kickstart New England: Laila B

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Boston filmmaker Amy DePaola seeks Kickstarter support for her upcoming feature Laila B, a film about Laila Bataglia, a bartender whose life is transformed when she is attacked outside her home. The film is inspired by events from DePaola’s life, and will include real footage of her boxing and training for October’s “Belles of the Brawl” at the House of Blues in Boston.

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Distribution | Females in Film | Film Funding | Interviews | Vermont

Film Financing and Finding the Audience

26 Jun , 2015 | 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 Kerstin Karlhuber about the fundraising and distribution for her feature film, Fair Haven.

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Females in Film | Film Funding | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Burning, Kickstarter Success Story

11 Jun , 2015 | 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 Boston-based filmmaker, Rebecca Maddalo about her film Burning.

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Film Funding | Filmmaking | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England

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

Kickstart New England take a look at ‘In Between Seconds’ a film hoping to raise $7,000 for production and post-production.

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Film Funding | Filmmaking | Interviews | Local Industry | Massachusetts

Global Peace Into Action

28 Apr , 2015 | Written by Ted Ryan | Posted by:

Having gone through the IFP Filmmaker Labs and in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign, Boston-based filmmaker James Demo talks about his film The Peacemaker, a portrait of the remarkable Padraig O’Malley–an Irish businessman, professor and recovering alcoholic who has become a worldwide figure in the resolution of international conflict.

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