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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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Filmmaking | Interviews | New York | Rhode Island

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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Documentary | Editing | Females in Film | Interviews | Massachusetts | Rhode Island | Short Films

IFFBoston Interview: Imagine Kolle 37

28 Apr , 2017 | Posted by:

Two girls sitting on a car in Imagine Kolle 37

Sabrina Zanella-Foresi shares how she got into the proper headspace to edit the documentary/narrative hybrid Imagine Kolle 37, which is playing at IFFBoston 2017 as part of the “Shorts: D=Delta: Documentary” lineup.

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Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Hijab on the Court: Interview with Tim O’Donnell

15 Feb , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

After the release of his latest short film, FIBA Allow HIJAB, Tim O’Donnell discusses the influence of the media, female role models, and the necessity of getting to know our Muslim-American neighbors.

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Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine | Rhode Island

Festival Interview: Meredith’s Medicine

14 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

Andrew Burgess documents his mother’s mental escape from cancer treatments with his film Meredith’s Medicine, which is screening through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, he talks about the supportive community that allowed his mother to continue doing what she loves.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine

Festival Interview: The Raw Essence of Carlo Pittore

14 Oct , 2016 | Posted by:

Richard Kane celebrates the life of influential artist Carlo Pittore with his documentary short The Raw Essence of Carlo Pittore. Originally screened at the Maine Short Film Festival, Kane’s film is screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Corporate | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine

Festival Interview: This Time It’s Shopping

14 Oct , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Jim Picariello’s award-winning short This Time It’s Shopping is now screening on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival Here, Picariello shares the inspiration for his family-friendly short and the results of a Q&A he had with children at a film festival.

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

Festival Interview: So Help Me God

13 Oct , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Rebecca Maddalo needed to make a more lighthearted film after her last project — a dark relationship drama. That’s how she decided to make the short comedy So Help Me God, which is now playing through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival. Here, Maddalo explains her storytelling techniques in the film and how they’re specifically designed to create humor.

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Documentary | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Maine

Festival Interview: Maine Heritage Orchard

13 Oct , 2016 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

Huey shares the origin of his documentary short Maine Heritage Orchard and some highlights from his extensive filmmaking career. Originally screened at the Maine Short Film Festival, his film is now screening here on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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Drama | Festival Interviews | Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

Festival Interview: They’re Closing In

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

Jaret Blinkhorn’s arguments with his wife inspired the horror short They’re Closing In, where a married couple must confront their issues — or face dire consequences. Here, Blinkhorn shares how he assembled a skeleton crew to shoot his short and offers some advice for aspiring filmmakers. His film is available here on NewEnglandFilm.com through October 15 as part of the 2016 Online New England Film Festival.

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