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10 Signs Your Website Needs a Major Makeover

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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Stepping Up Your Film Career

5 Mar , 2018 | Posted by:

Whether you’re someone who’s been working in film for years or you’re a newbie, you’re likely ready to kick your film career up a notch. Our panel of pros will discuss the state of the independent film industry in the 21st century, offering some tips for funding, producing, and distributing your films.

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Nicole Kempskie on the Stowe Story Labs and her project: Helen on 86th St.

18 Oct , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Nicole Kempskie (left) at the Stowe Story Labs

Stowe Story Labs Fellow, Nicole Kempskie discusses her musical screenplay adaptation of Helen on 86th St., and her experience at the 2017 Fall Narrative retreat.

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2017 Festival Interview: Anastasia

11 Sep , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Sean Han depicts a hot-headed teen’s attempt to escape her abusive foster home with his film Anastasia, which is screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, he talks about his process for casting Anastasia and shares his advice for aspiring filmmakers.

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Cross-Cultural Filmmaking: The Hanji Box

12 Jul , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

In her latest narrative release, The Hanji Box, Nora Jacobson delves into cross-cultural filmmaking and explores international adoption.

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Filming in RI: The Passing Season

5 May , 2017 | Written by Rebecca Atwood | Posted by:

Producer Rebecca Atwood and Director Gabriel Long discuss making their film The Passing Season in Rhode Island while living in New York and what inspired them ultimately to move to the state. Aurora Providence hosts a free screening and release party for The Passing Season on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm.

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Risky Play: An Interview with Erin Davis

19 Oct , 2015 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

You may have heard of the “free-range kids movement,” but you likely have never experienced an “adventure playground,” a place where children (without parents) can play with fire, hammers, saws, and more. Here, filmmaker Erin Davis talks about the inspiration and making of her short documentary The Land, and the conversation that it opens up about risky play.

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Bringing Animation to Film: Interview with Pollyzoom Illustrator and Artist Paula Allen from

27 Apr , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks with illustrator Paula Allen about her leap into animated filmmaking.

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Kickstart New England: Young World Inventors and Brewland

4 Sep , 2014 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

This month, the Kickstart New England focuses on two worthy film projects -- Young World Inventor's mini-doc series focusing on inventive solutions to problems in Africa and beyond and Brewland, a documentary on craft beer in the U.S. To have your crowdfunding campaign featured here, email editor@newenglandfilm.com.

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