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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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Connecticut | Distribution | Females in Film | Film Festivals | Film Funding | Filmmaking | How To's | Local Industry | Los Angeles | Maine | Massachusetts | New England | New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island | Screenwriting | Short Films | Vermont

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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Connecticut | Distribution | Documentary | Females in Film | Film Festivals | Film Funding | Film School & Education | Filmmaking | How To's | Los Angeles | Maine | Massachusetts | New England | New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island | Short Films | Television | Vermont

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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Filmmaking | How To's | Local Industry | New England

New Year’s Resolution? Kickstart Your Film Career.

15 Jan , 2018 | Written by Michele Meek | Posted by:

A woman wearing a VR mask in a still promoting the 2017 Boston Jewish Film Festival's NuWave VR program.

Losing weight, exercising more, pssha! Make your New Year’s resolution this year to kickstart your film career. Here are 6 ideas to help you do just that.

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Film Funding | How To's | New England

Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd

30 Nov , 2017 | Written by Richard Botto | Posted by:

Film slate open on its side

Author Richard “RB” Botto shares tips on crowdfunding for filmmakers with NewEnglandFilm.com in an excerpt from his book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd.

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Editing | Filmmaking | How To's | Rhode Island

The Practical Filmmaker’s Guide to Great Sound

23 Aug , 2017 | Written by Mark Scetta | Posted by:

Hand moving faders on a sound mixing board.

Sound engineer Mark Scetta shares his tips for achieving great sound in your film and video projects.

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Film Funding | How To's | New England

Filmmaker’s Guide to Equity-Based Crowdfunding

23 Jan , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

Donation-based sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo aren’t the only way to crowdfund a film. You can also leverage equity-based crowdfunding, which is more complex, but allows you to raise much larger sums of money. Here, NewEnglandFilm.com explains how you can use this lesser known method to finance your project.

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Distribution | How To's | Technology

Does Your Website Suck?

26 May , 2016 | Written by James Franklin and Kieran Masterton with introduction by Peter Broderick | Posted by:

Your website can enable you to maximize your film’s distribution, build a powerful audience, and have a sustainable career. Unfortunately, few independent filmmakers understand the importance of having an effective website let alone how to build and maintain a great site. Hence, this invaluable guide—courtesy of Peter Broderick, James Franklin and Kieran Masterton.

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Crowdfunding Advice from Veteran Filmmakers

2 Mar , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com checks back with filmmakers featured in the Kickstart New England series to find out if their campaigns were successful and what they learned about crowdfunding.

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Acting | How To's | New England

Headshots How-To

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Caitlin Arcand | Posted by:

Countless acting workshops, years of vocal training, a stacked résumé that has taken you months or years, but are you forgetting the most important thing? The headshot. Here’s a guide to how to find a photographer and get that perfect headshot to sell your look to the casting team.

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