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Site Relaunch!

A Guide to NewEnglandFilm.com

26 May , 2015 | Posted by:

As you may have noticed, NewEnglandFilm.com has completely relaunched. Here’s a quick guide to the new site and the key features. And we are looking forward to hearing your feedback!

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.

Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts | Rhode Island

Director Maya Forbes on Infinitely Polar Bear

Maya Forbes's film Infinitely Polar Bear headlines this month's Woods Hole Film Festival.

16 Jul , 2015 | Written by Ted Ryan | Posted by:

Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo receive direction from Forbes on the set of Infinitely Polar Bear.

Cambridge-born Writer/Director May Forbes’s new film Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo headlines the Woods Hole Film Festival this month. Here, she talks to fellow filmmaker Ted Ryan about shooting in New England, keeping it together on the festival circuit and staying true to your story.

Acting | Company/Organization Profiles | Filmmaking | Local Industry | Massachusetts

Boston Indie Mafia

A local film organization celebrating its one year anniversary makes independent filmmakers an 'offer they can't refuse.'

14 Jul , 2015 | Posted by:

Pictured from left to right, BIM co-founders Stacey Forbes Iwanicki, Joseph Bouvier and Lisa Meri celebrate the group's one-year anniversary at the group's June 27 Wicked Film Challenge premiere and awards ceremony.

Now entering its second year, the Boston Indie Mafia opens its doors to filmmakers, actors and media folks at all stages of their career to network, create films, pitch projects and get advice.

Film Funding | Kickstart New England | Massachusetts | Reports

Kickstart New England: Laila B

Kickstarter campaign for "Laila B" with Amy DePaola, a film about a her journey to become a boxer

7 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

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Boston filmmaker Amy DePaola seeks Kickstarter support for her upcoming feature Laila B, a film about Laila Bataglia, a bartender whose life is transformed when she is attacked outside her home. The film is inspired by events from DePaola’s life, and will include real footage of her boxing and training for October’s “Belles of the Brawl” at the House of Blues in Boston.

Acting | How To's | New England

Headshots How-To

A guide to getting the perfect casting headshot for your acting portfolio.

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

Headshots from Lynne Wayne Photography.

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.

Industry News | Local Industry | Maine | Massachusetts | New England | Reports | Rhode Island | Vermont

Industry News

Current happenings, industry buzz and opportunities in the New England film industry

1 Jul , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Rhode Island natives and brothers Evangelos & George Giovanis whose film Bereave screens at Woods Hole Film Festival.

New England’s summer film festival kicks off, Emmy-Award winners, events and more.

Comedy | Dream to Screen | Interviews | New England | Rhode Island | Television

Behind Comedy Central’s Another Period

An interview with director Jeremy Konner about the new Comedy Central sitcom with connections to Newport, Rhode Island

29 Jun , 2015 | Written by Devin Karambelas | Posted by:

Another Period

Curious about the Rhode Island connection to Comedy Central’s latest sitcom Another Period?  Devin Karambelas of the Rhode Island International Film Festival caught up with its director Jeremy Konner about the show’s Newport obsession.

Distribution | Females in Film | Film Funding | Interviews | Vermont

Film Financing and Finding the Audience

Talking with Filmmaker Kerstin Karlhuber about fundraising and distribution for her first feature Fair Haven

26 Jun , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

On the set of Fair Haven.

​Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to Kerstin Karlhuber about the fundraising and distribution for her feature film, Fair Haven.

Film School & Education | Filmmaking | New England | Reports | Screenwriting | Vermont

Stowe Story Labs Fellowship

NewEnglandFilm.com Announces a NewEnglandFilm.com/Stowe Story Lab Fellowship

17 Jun , 2015 | Posted by:

Stowe Story Labs Mentor Chris Millis reviews notes with participant Julia Batista at Stowe Story Labs’ Writers’ Retreat

NewEnglandFilm.com has partnered with Stowe Story Labs to offer a Fellowship, which will cover all fees to attend the Labs, September 12-15 in Stowe, Vermont. Stowe Story Labs, now in its 4th year, helps emerging screenwriters, filmmakers and creative producers get their work made and seen. 

Females in Film | Filmmaking | Interviews | Vermont

From Short to Feature Film Director

An Interview with Filmmaker Kerstin Karlhuber about her first feature film Fair Haven

15 Jun , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Director Kerstin and DP Jason Beasley on the set of Fair Haven.

​Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to Kerstin Karlhuber about her latest project, Fair Haven, and making the leap from short to feature film directing.