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New England Film Industry News: August 2019

July 2019 New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

1 Aug , 2019 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival kicks off this month. Plus, read buzz about local films currently in production and, of course, plenty more opportunities, happenings and more.

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New England Film Industry News: July 2019

July 2019 New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

4 Jul , 2019 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Festivals like Maine International Film Festival and Woods Hole Film Festival kick off this month. Plus, don’t miss the July 15 for the New England Film Star Award grant application (it’s free). And of course, plenty more opportunities, happenings and industry buzz.

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Stowe Story Labs Finalists

Stowe Story Labs announces five finalists for the NewEnglandFilm.com Fellowship.

16 Jun , 2019 | Posted by:

Once again this year, NewEnglandFilm.com has partnered with Stowe Story Labs to offer a NewEnglandFilm.com fellowship, which provides funds for a New England-based writer, director, or producer to attend the Labs. See the five New England Finalists for the 2019 Fellowship.

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New England Film Industry News: June 2019

June 2019 New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

3 Jun , 2019 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Summer film festivals and outdoor screenings begin, announcements for New England SAG-AFTRA President and Vice President candidates, plus more festival call for films, grant opportunities, film industry buzz and happenings.

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The Double Discrimination of Female Filmmakers

In her recent book Independent Female Filmmakers, NewEnglandFilm Founder Michele Meek says it's not just Hollywood who discriminates against filmmakers; it's all of us—film scholars, fans and curators.

10 May , 2019 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

A conversation with Michele Meek on gender disparity in filmmaking and her latest book Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos, available on Routledge and Amazon.

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New England Film Industry News May 2019

May 2019 New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

7 May , 2019 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The launch of the Wesleyan Documentary Project, and other film news plus more happenings, opportunities and industry buzz.

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Finding Story and Community at Stowe Story Lab

Stowe Story Labs NewEnglandFilm Fellow Dr. Zeiser reports on her experiences at the Labs.

19 Apr , 2019 | Written by Dr. Sarah Zeiser | Posted by:

Stowe Story Labs once again partners with NewEnglandFilm.com to offer a NewEnglandFilm Fellowship—which covers a screenwriter/filmmaker/creative producer based in New England to attend the Labs. There’s no separate application for fellowships, so New Englanders can select to be considered when they apply for the Labs. Use discount code NEFSSL for 15% off the application fee.

Here, Dr. Sarah Zeiser—academic, emerging screenwriter, and one of the 2018 Fellows—writes about being both thrilled and intimidated at her chance to learn how to pitch her screenplay to industry execs at the 2018 Stowe Story Labs.

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Apply for the New England Star Award

NewEnglandFilm.com launches the New England Film Star Award

4 Apr , 2019 | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com announces a free open call for the New England Film Star Award, a grant to be given to one film project by a marginalized filmmaker residing in New England.

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New England Film Industry News April 2019

April 2019 New England film industry news including happenings, industry buzz and calls for films.

4 Apr , 2019 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com announces a new grant for a marginalized filmmaker residing in New England, IFFBoston posts its 2019 film line-up; Camden, Stowe Story Labs, and others are open for submissions; plus more happenings, opportunities and industry buzz.

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Women’s History Month: New England Filmmakers

For Women's History Month, Women in Film Video New England profiles a women from the local industry each day.

25 Mar , 2019 | Posted by:

Women who are being profiled include Kate Kaminski, Cineanarchist, formerly of the Blue Stocking Film Festival, Armandina Cueva Media Producer and Consultant; Orly Yadin of the Vermont International Film Fest; Producer Nerissa Williams Scott; writer, director, activist Maria Giese; and others.