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Seen on the Scene: August 25 – September 1, 1997

1 Aug , 1997  

Written by Adam Graham, Kim Zagorsky and Michele (LaMura) Meek | Posted by:

Actors Workshop, Boston Film Festival, ShowBiz Expo


The Annual Boston Film Festival on September 5-18 will include 55 feature films and 18 shorts. The films include Sundance hits The House of Yes, Sick, and Sunday. The locally produced, The North End, directed by Frank Ciota wll also be shown. Screenings will be held at Sony Copley Place and Kendall Square Cinema. Tickets are $8 and discount books are available for $70. The Opening Night party on September 5 will be held at the Lenox Hotel at 710 Boylston Street (tickets cheap NFL jerseys $25). For updated info, call 266-2533 or visit their info booths at the The Copley Place Theatre and Kendall Cinema.

Massachusetts Film Office is accepting entries for its 2nd annual Locations Photo Competition. Applications and rules are available by calling 617-973-8800. The deadline is October 2. http://www.magnet.state.ma.us/film/contest.htm

The Film Center’s new phone number is 617-236-8736. Call for information about workshops and the film they are producing, Dirty Harry Krishna.

The Actors Workshop will hold an open house on September 10 from 6-8 pm and September 13 from 1-3 pm. Call for information and a free brochure, 617-423-7313.


The Green Mountain Independent Film Festival 1997 to be held on November 7-13, 1997 is accepting 16mm and 35mm independent films of all genres. An entry form with your name, address, film title and category must be accompanied by a 1/2" VHS tape and $20 (payable to Green Research, Inc.). Pack in a reusable container and ship prepaid and insured to: GMIFF, 57 College Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. If you have questions email Cindy Leung at greenr@together.net or call 802-223-7330. GMIFF ’97 is a Vermont-based, nonprofit event with support Путешествие from the Vermont Film Commission, The Savoy, Green Research Inc., Watercolor Designs and New Media Factory. The submission deadline is September 15, 1997.

The new wholesale NFL jerseys Vermont Film Commission is working on a comprehensive production gia guide. They are aiming to be online in the fall. If you want to wholesale NFL jerseys be listed in the guide or would like to receive a print copy, email vtfilmcom@gate.dca.state.vt.us. Also, Vermont will be attending ShowBiz East Expo on September 25-27at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Find them at Booth # 660.

Rhode Island

Michael Corrente will soon begin pre production for his film: Outside Providence. The primary location for Y this film will be the Cranston Street Armory. Casting call info will be posted soon. 

The Providence Film Commission Annual Meeting & Party will take place on October 4, 1997. Contact provfilm@providenceri.com or call 401-273-FILM.

The Providence Film Commission will be at this year’s Show Biz East Expo on September 25-27at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Visit them at booth #636.

CenterCity Artisans Galleries is showcasing Rhode Island Filmmakers  through September 13 at the Arcade on 65 Weybosset Street in Providence. A different film will be shown every afternoon. Featured filmmakers include John Devault, Amy Kravitz, Winnie Lambrecht, and Steven Subotnick. For more information call 401-521 – 2990.


Maine’s production community will soon have its own professional organization that will help promote film, TV, video and other media in the state. It will be open to Maine-based production professionals. The new Maine producers group will work with the Maine Film Commission and Maine Film Office on marketing, education and Internet projects. For more information, contact Jeff Dobbs at 207-288-9008.