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Industry News: September 2018

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

9 Sep , 2018  

Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The 10th Annual Online New England Film Festival kicks off at, plus awards from Rhode Island International Film Festival and Woods Hole Film Festival and call for entries for upcoming fests.


The 10th Annual Online New England Film Festival is live right here! Now through October 15, watch 31 short films with connections to New England and tag your favorites on social media. Learn more and watch the films here.

Celebrate the Camden International Film Festival September 13–16 in Camden, Rockland, and Rockport, Maine. Catch screenings, parties, and special events at a variety of venues. Learn more here.

Watch outdoor adventure and conversation films at the Maine Outdoor Film Festival this month. Films will screen at several locations throughout the state through October 6. For a full schedule and more details, visit

The Boston Latino International Film Festival runs September 27–30. Events will take place at a few Boston venues. For a schedule and more information, check out

Check out the Connecticut Film Festival on September 26 in Bethel. Visit the festival website for more information.

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts wraps up their Sunset Cinema series this month, free outdoor screenings on the Huntington Avenue lawn with music, art, and games 90 minutes before showtime. See The Wicker Man on September 13 from 6:00–9:15 pm. Learn more here.

Rule Boston Camera hosts “Full-Frame Lens Solutions with ZEISS” on September 12 from 4–8 pm. This free open house will feature refreshments, a demo with Richard Schleuning from Zeiss, and hands-on practice. RSVP to encouraged. Learn more here.

Portsmouth’s Music Hall hosts Telluride by the Sea September 14–16. The series features selections from the Telluride Film Festival. Click here for the schedule.

Industry Buzz

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival had another successful event. Check out the list of winners here.

Check out the winners from last month’s Woods Hole Film Festival here.

Greta Gerwig’s feature Little Women is expected to film in Massachusetts this fall. The film is based on the classic by Louisa May Alcott, who lived in Concord. Read more from


The Providence Children’s Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Earlybird deadline is September 15, regular October 25, late November 15.

The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship is open for submissions through September 30. The fellowship is in honor of editor Karen Schmeer. Learn more at

The MacDowell Colony is now accepting submissions for winter/spring 2018 fellowships. Artists in architecture, film/video arts, interdisciplinary arts, literature, music composition, theatre, and visual arts are encouraged to apply. Deadline is September 15. Learn more at