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2019 Online Film Festival Interview: BURNING MY TONGUE

17 Sep , 2019 | Written by Gloria Han | Posted by:

We caught up with director and writer Murphy McCann about how she conceived her film Burning My Tongue, as well as the importance of having the right people to support you while making a film.

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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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2018 Festival Interview: Liberty and Justice: A Cautionary Tale in the Land of the Free

20 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Liberty and Justice get lost wandering through a dark wood in search of a new leader in this wordless stop-motion political satire.

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2018 Festival Interview: Eastie

17 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Eastie explores how gentrification and corporate competition converge to put Cucchiello’s Bakery out of business after 70 years of operation in East Boston.

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2018 Festival Interview: What the Doctor Ordered

14 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

Audrey Noone on food, cooking for your cast and crew, and how her mid-life crisis lead to a Best Acting in a Comedy award.

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2018 Film Festival Interviews: Rabbits

14 Sep , 2018 | Written by John W. Arvanitis | Posted by:

A lonely farmer reflects on the death of his wife and we learn that there may be more to the story.

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Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film Festivals | Massachusetts

IFFBoston 2018 Preview: An Interview with Nancy Campbell

23 Apr , 2018 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Elsie Fisher with her head on her hands looking longingly at a computer screen in Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade, the opening night film at IFFBoston 2018.

Contributing Editor Evan Crean sits down with Independent Film Festival Boston’s Program Director Nancy Campbell to discuss IFFBoston 2018 on his podcast Spoilerpiece Theatre.

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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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Festival Interviews | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film Festivals | Massachusetts

2017 Festival Interview: Boston Jewish Film Festival

8 Nov , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

A still from Keep the Change, a romantic comedy about an autistic couple that's playing at the 2017 Boston Jewish Film Festival.

NewEnglandFilm.com chats with Ariana Cohen-Halberstam, Artistic Director for the Boston Jewish Film Festival about the themes for this year’s festival, how she selected some of its notable films, and why she integrated podcasting and VR into her lineup.

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2017 Festival Interview: Art & Design Film Festival

2 Nov , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

A still of a man in a yellow coat and hat talking to a man with a hat and a beard from the documentary Loving Vincent.

NewEnglandFilm.com interviews Emily Steffian, Artistic Director of Rhode Island’s Art & Design Film Festival about her inspiration for the festival, about notable films playing this year, and about her ideas for expanding it in the future.

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