Filmmaking | New England | Reports | Technology

4 Filmmakers, 4 Cameras

Director of Photography Jason Beasely and filmmakers Laura Colella, Jeffrey Blake Palmer, and Diane Hendrix describe what led them to their cameras of choice.

25 Aug , 2015 | Written by Rob Kriston | Posted by:

On the set of Fair Haven, with Jason Beasley as Director of Photography.

Panasonic, RED, Canon? What makes a filmmaker choose their camera? Here’s four local filmmakers talking about what led them to their camera of choice, along with camera selection advice for up-and-coming filmmakers.

Acting | Massachusetts

Local Actors on the Set of Ted 2

Local actors talk about working with producer, director, star and co-writer Seth MacFarlane and actor Mark Wahlberg on the set of Ted 2.

20 Aug , 2015 | Written by Christine Galeone | Posted by:

A still from Ted 2, filmed in Boston.

Five local actors with speaking roles in the Boston-based comedy Ted 2 talk about working on the film with producer, director, star and co-writer Seth MacFarlane and actor Mark Wahlberg.

Film Festivals | New England | Reports

2015 Online Festival Line-Up Announced

Online New England Film Festival Line-up Announced!

18 Aug , 2015 | Posted by:

Rocketship shown at numerous New England film festivals will screen as part of the 7th Annual Online New England Film Festival.

Now in its 7th year, the Online New England Film Festival is a 45-day annual online event at the website beginning on September 1, 2015 that showcases dozens of short local films that have screened at regional film festivals. Curated by the local film festival themselves, the Online Festival offers a diverse sampling of films with connections to each of the New England states.

Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts

Kickstart New England: Shakespeare for Bullies

Fundraising for an educational outreach project connected to Cheryl Eagan-Donovan's film Nothing is Truer than Truth.

13 Aug , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A still from Nothing is Truer than the Truth.

Massachusetts filmmaker Cheryl Eagan-Donovan seeks Kickstarter support for Shakespeare for Bullies, an educational outreach project for her film Nothing is Truer than Truth. The film explores the life of Edward de Vere as well as sexual identity, a topic relevant to Shakespeare and his plays, and to students dealing with bullying as a result of their sexuality.

Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Giovanni Zelko on his film The Algerian

An interview with Giovanni Zelko about his film The Algerian, scheduled to open in 20 different cities nationwide in the next few weeks.

11 Aug , 2015 | Written by Zac Scott | Posted by:

Giovanni Zelko, director of the film The Algerian.

Giovanni Zelko’s latest film The Algerian is currently in limited release and scheduled to open in 20 different cities nationwide in the next few weeks. Here, Zelko talks about his film background at Boston University, his inspiration for the film, and some sage advice he received from Clint Eastwood.

Film Festivals | Local Industry | Reports | Vermont

Online Fest & ITVFest Partnership’s Online New England Film Festival Announces Screening and Awards Event at ITVFest 2015

10 Aug , 2015 | Posted by:

ITVFest in Dover, Vermont’s Online New England Film Festival announces a first-time partnership with ITVFest to host a public screening and awards event on Saturday, September 26, 2015 during their annual Vermont event.

Industry News | Interviews | Local Industry | Massachusetts | New England | Rhode Island

Industry News: August 2015

Industry news, happenings and opportunities in the New England film industry

1 Aug , 2015 | Posted by:

David Angell's documentary Hope City about a 'tent city' in Providence screens August 9 at 12:15pm as part of the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

This month, you’ll find Rhode Island International Film Festival, Scriptbiz, and plenty of outdoor screenings, plus check in on the industry buzz on film shootings and awards in the region.

Massachusetts | Reports | Screenwriting | Vermont

Stowe Story Labs Fellow

Filmmaker Gabriel Robinson Named 2015 Stowe Story Labs Fellow

30 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Gabriel Robinson awarded 2015 Stowe Story Labs Fellow is pleased to announce that Cambridge, Massachusetts filmmaker Gabriel Robinson has been awarded the – Stowe Story Lab Fellowship to 2015 Stowe Story Labs.

Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

My Father’s Vietnam: An Interview

Filmmaker Soren Sorensen talks about his five-year process for making the documentary "My Father's Vietnam."

30 Jul , 2015 | Written by Zac Scott | Posted by:


Soren Sorsensen describes the five-year process of making his documentary My Father’s Vietnam, which was recently accepted into the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Film Funding | Filmmaking | Interviews | Rhode Island

The Passion and Persistence of Giovanis

An interview with Evangelos Giovanis about how he and his co-director/brother attracted star actors and raised funds for his recent film Bereave

26 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Malcolm McDowell and Jane Seymour in Bereave.

After talking to award-winning filmmaker Evangelos Giovanis, whose film Bereave screens at Woods Hole Film Festival this month, about everything from waiting tables to European film festivals, it is clear that the Giovanis brothers are a genuine and hardworking team with a vision.