Festival Interviews

Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Maine

Festival Interview: Heart & Hand

28 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Sharyn Paul Brusie reveals how her desire to make films that deeply affect people and her love for organic farming drove her to make the documentary short Heart & Hand. Originally screened at the Maine Short Film Festival, her film is now playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Documentary | Females in Film | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Massachusetts

Festival Interview: Going the Distance

26 Sep , 2016 | Written by Nichols | Posted by:

Jessie Beers-Altman shares the inspiration for her sports documentary short Going the Distance and the unique soothing effect it has on her infant son. Her award-winning film, which originally screened at Independent Film Festival Boston, is now available here, playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Festival Interview: All My Voice

20 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Providing a glimpse inside the mind of a brilliant, yet challenged scientist, the short film All My Voice, is now screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. Director Zoë Morgan Chiswick talks about how the project came to fruition, while also offering inspirational advice for aspiring filmmakers.

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Comedy | Festival Interviews | Interviews | Maine

Festival Interview: Clothes Encounter

18 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Mike Perlman’s “Thrift Shop” parody Clothes Encounter is now screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, Perlman shares how the advertisement came together and provides a sneak preview of his next project.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine | Vermont

Festival Interview: Dunk Tank Clowns

16 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Director Daniel McGuire recalls the clown who inspired his short Dunk Tank Clowns and a crowd’s reaction to one of his subjects in this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com. Originally screened at Salem Film Fest, his film is now screening here through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Comedy | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Vermont

Festival Interview: Pillow Talk

15 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Writing team Rachel Riendeau and Lincoln Hayes won the Screenwriting Award and the Goldstone Award for Emerging Vermont Filmmakers at last year’s Vermont International Film Foundation Vermont Filmmakers Showcase. Here, the two talk about the making of their film Pillow Talk, now screening on NewEnglandFilm.com as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Animation | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine | Rhode Island

Festival Interview: The Something

12 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Tom Babbitt talks about hearing his mom’s stories as a child, becoming an animator and being a “fierce champion of your own work.” His film, The Something, which screened as part of the Providence Children’s Film Festival, is currently available to watch on NewEnglandFilm.com as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Festival Interview: Coaching Colburn

10 Sep , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Screening at festivals from the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival to the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Coaching Colburn is now screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. Here, Bemiss talks about the unusual trajectory of the film—from collaborative student production to award-winning festival hit—and about the impact the film has had on its subjects and audience.

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