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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.

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New England Film Industry News March 2019

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

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

This month brings numerous New England film festivals from Salem Film Fest to Green Mountain Film Festival. Plus industry buzz, happenings, calls for films at Nantucket Film Festival and Online New England Film Festival, and more.

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10 Signs Your Website Needs a Major Makeover

Check out this list, and see how NewEnglandFilm.com Founder Michele Meek can help.

27 Feb , 2019 | Written by Michele Meek | Posted by:

Are you embarrassed by your website? Is your website propelling your career forward or holding it back? Check out these 10 signs that your website might need a major makeover. As the founder of NewEnglandFilm.com, I’ve spent over the past two decides working with filmmakers, nonprofits, and creative entrepreneurs to build and launch their online brands and websites. This March, I’m offering an online workshop One Week to Your Brilliant New Website. Join us.

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Free Webinar with NewEnglandFilm Founder

19 Feb , 2019 | Posted by:

Join NewEnglandFilm.com Founder Michele Meek for an “Ask Me Anything” Webinar on Wednesday February 20 from noon to 1pm. Michele Meek is an award-winning filmmaker, PhD, published author, TEDx speaker, and creative entrepreneur who has worked in the industry in film distribution, film festivals, and film journalism. Join her to ask your questions about the local film industry or anything else film-related!

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Boston Sci-Fi Film Fest Interview: Paul J Salamoff

A discussion with director Paul J  Salamoff about the East Coast premiere of his film Encounter, the importance of film, escapism of sci-fi and giving back to the film community.

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

Director Paul J Salamoff discusses his film Encounter, a science fiction film about an otherwordly object crashes into a field and into the life of artist Will Dawkins, and the metaphor of trying to find your way back from being lost.

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