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Does Your Website Suck?

10 Critical Website Mistakes That Filmmakers Make & How to Avoid Them

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

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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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Industry News: May 2016

Happenings, industry buzz and call for films and scripts in the New England film industry.

13 May , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Minor Attraction, a film by Amelia Evans, was one of the films that received a LEF Foundation grant. See LEF upcoming grant call on their website.

LEF Foundation grant recipients, Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven works on his next feature, and other happenings, opportunities and industry buzz. To submit a blurb for industry news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Documentary | Females in Film | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

A Small Good Thing

Pamela Tanner Boll’s documentary A Small Good Thing ponders: what makes a good life?

27 Apr , 2016 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

DP Gary Henoch with Director Pamela Tanner Boll (Credit: Topher Baldwin)

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to filmmaker Pamela Tanner Boll as her latest work, A Small Good Thing releases in theaters.

Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: Confused… by Love

Massachusetts filmmaker Crosby Tatum seeks GoFundMe support for a screening tour.

20 Apr , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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Massachusetts filmmaker Crosby Tatum and the team behind Confused… by Love seek GoFundMe support for their upcoming screening tour.

Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Reports | Rhode Island

Kickstart New England: Whisper Violet

A Kickstarter campaign for a film by Amelia Votta.

16 Apr , 2016 | Posted by:

Whisper Violet.

Amelia Votta raises funds for Whisper Violet, her senior honors thesis film at University of Rhode Island.

Film Festival & Event Profiles | Film School & Education | Vermont

Stowe Story Labs Fellowship

NewEnglandFilm.com partners again this year with Stowe Story Labs to offer a full Fellowship to the September 2016 Labs.

13 Apr , 2016 | Posted by:

Stowe Story Labs Founding Mentors Chris Millis, Ellen Parks, and David Pope outside the Helen Day Art Center.

For the third year, NewEnglandFilm.com and Stowe Story Labs are partnering to bring the world’s top emerging screenwriters, filmmakers and creative producers together from around the world to work with leading industry professionals and peers to develop and advance your projects.

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Industry News: April 2016

Happenings, industry buzz and call for films and scripts in the New England film industry.

8 Apr , 2016 | Posted by:

The Wicked Queer LGBT Festival screens films in Boston this month, including Clambake, a documentary by Andrea Meyerson that charts the growth of Women’s Week in Provincetown, from its inception to becoming the thriving "lesbian mecca" it is today.

Film festivals across New England, Stowe Story Labs applications, and other happenings, opportunities and industry buzz. To submit a blurb for industry news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Company/Organization Profiles | Connecticut | Local Industry | Maine | Massachusetts | New England | New Hampshire | Rhode Island | The DotCommentary | Vermont

Helming Women in Film

Producer Alecia Jean Orsini Lebeda talks about her new role as President of Women in Film Video New England.

5 Apr , 2016 | Written by Chuck Slavin | Posted by:

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Actor/Producer/Activist and Women in Film Video New England Board Member Chuck Slavin interviews Alecia Jean Orsini Lebeda for an installment in his series, The DotCommentary, to discuss her work in the local film industry and her vision for WIFVNE.

 

Females in Film | Film Festival & Event Profiles | Filmmaking | Massachusetts

Flicks4Chicks Film Competition

A new competition challenging filmmakers to create short films with a central female character

28 Mar , 2016 | Posted by:

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Genine Tillotson, executive director of the Harvard Square Scriptwriters and a producer/director herself, talks about the Flicks4Chicks competition, a challenge for filmmakers from all backgrounds to create short films with a central female character.

Females in Film | Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

María Agui Carter on Making “Rebel”

María Agui Carter talks about her documentary Rebel, based on the true story of Loreta Velazquez, Confederate soldier turned Union Spy.

20 Mar , 2016 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

A battle scene for Rebel

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more as part of Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to filmmaker María Agui Carter as her latest work, Rebel, tours six cities for Women’s History Month. The tour concludes in Boston, MA on Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 7pm in the Paramount Theater as part of Anna Feder’s curated Bright Light Series.