Virtual fests and drive-in screenings continue, RIIFF opening night rescheduled, plus New England Film Star Award applications open.
Check out the latest industry news, festival updates, call for films and more from the New England film industry.
July 2020 New England Film industry news for happenings, industry buzz, and opportunities
Salem Film Festival and Woods Hole Film Festival move online, while Maine International Film Festival moves to a combination of drive-in and virtual screenings. Read more industry buzz, happenings, and opportunities.
A video workshop led by NewEnglandFilm.com
Susi Walsh from Center for Independent Documentary, Laura Azevedo from Filmmakers Collaborative and Jessica Estelle Huggins from Documentary Educational Resources talk to filmmakers about how fiscal sponsorship can be part of their fundraising strategy.
Dr. Paul Heinzelmann, MD (aka Dr. Paul) plays the role of a cautious chaperon in helping the local film industry restart safely in New England.
Filmmaker Jonathan Schwartz and actor Chuck Slavin share the advice of Paul Heinzelmann, MD, MPH—aka Dr. Paul—on how to create safer and healthier film sets in the time of COVID-19.
The festival dedicates its 23rd year to empowering Black filmmakers.
The Maine International Film Festival finds a way to continue itsannual festival amidst a global pandemic while supporting the fight for racial justice.
New England film industry news including online events, industry buzz and calls for submissions.
A free NewEnglandFilm.com workshop Fiscal Sponsorship for Filmmakers with Center for Independent Documentary and Filmmakers Collaborative, plus online festivals and screenings, industry buzz and calls for films.
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New England film industry news including events and theaters moved online, industry buzz and calls for submissions..
A Provincetown, Massachusetts theatre converts to online cinema; Vermont International Film Festival accepts films for a Shelter in Place festival; plus plenty more opportunities and virtual events.
An interview with Writer Theresa Drew, the 2020 NewEnglandFilm.com Stowe Story Award Fellow
Massachusetts Writer Theresa Drew talks about the inspiration for her script Give Me a Reason and why she’s not a good person to give advice to other writers—but she has some anyhow.
Emergency Arts Funds for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut Filmmakers and Artists
In an effort to support our film community, NewEnglandFilm.com has created this list of emergency grants and other resources that can support filmmakers, actors, and other artists during the COVID-19 crisis.