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Industry News: February 2016

Happenings, industry buzz and opportunities in the New England film industry.

8 Feb , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

The Mine Wars, produced by the local company The Film Posse, airs on PBS.

Academy Award celebrations (and news from Camden International Film Festival to be a qualifying fest), plus more industry buzz, screenings, events and film opportunities. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Editing | Interviews | Massachusetts

Documentary Editor: Anna Gustavi

An interview with Anna Gustavi, recipient of the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

21 Jan , 2016 | Written by Søren Sørensen | Posted by:

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The most recent recipient of the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship, Anna Gustavi talks to NewEnglandFilm.com about her background and current projects, the connection between fine arts and editing, and what editing software she uses.

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

Industry News: January 2016

Happenings, industry buzz and opportunities in the New England film industry.

12 Jan , 2016 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Life Without Basketball is one of the films granted an award in 2016 by the LEF Foundation.

LEF New England Moving Image grants, film fests in Maine, and upcoming screenwriting retreats. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Filmmaking | Massachusetts

Hunting the Story: Adam Roffman Discusses Spearhunter

A documentary about an Alabama spear hunter who lays claim to being "the greatest spear hunter in modern history"

7 Jan , 2016 | Written by Zac Smith | Posted by:

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Adam Roffman talks about his film Spearhunter, a documentary made with Luke Poling about Gene Morris who (depending on your view) might be “a serial animal killer” or “the greatest spear hunter in modern history.”

Experimental | Filmmaking | Massachusetts | Reports | Short Films

Dear Video Diary: Remembering the Work of Anne Robertson

Liz Coffey of the Harvard Film Archive talks about archiving the late Boston filmmaker Anne Robertson's body of work and the public screening before the films undergo preservation.

17 Dec , 2015 | Written by Catherine Stewart | Posted by:

Stills from Anne Robertson's Five Year Diary.

As the Harvard Film Archive prepares to embark on the preservation of the short films of the late Boston filmmaker Anne Robertson, they offer a final screening of a portion of Five Year Diary on Friday, December 18 at the historic Carpenter Center for the Arts.

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6 Film Nonprofits to Support in New England

Here's a film charity for each state: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont

5 Dec , 2015 | Posted by:

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How about spreading some holiday joy (and much-needed money) to these six local film nonprofits? We’ve chosen one for each New England state.

Industry News | Local Industry | New England | Reports

Industry News: December 2015

Happenings, industry buzz and opportunities in the New England film industry.

2 Dec , 2015 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A still from the Maine parody commercial, Clothes Encounter, screened at the 2016 Maine Short Film Festival

Holiday movie screenings, LEF Moving Image grants, and the upcoming Boston Society of Film Critics awards announcement. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Industry News | Local Industry | Reports

Industry News: November 2015

Happenings, industry buzz and opportunities in the New England film industry.

11 Nov , 2015 | Posted by:

Projections of America screens as part of the 2015 Boston Jewish Film Festival.

Ben Affleck is back in Boston, plus other buzz, happenings and opportunities. To submit news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

Females in Film | Filmmaking | Interviews | New York | Short Films

Risky Play: An Interview with Erin Davis

Filmmaker Erin Davis talks about the making of her short documentary The Land and the movement to embrace risky place.

19 Oct , 2015 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

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You may have heard of the “free-range kids movement,” but you likely have never experienced an “adventure playground,” a place where children (without parents) can play with fire, hammers, saws, and more. Here, filmmaker Erin Davis talks about the inspiration and making of her short documentary The Land, and the conversation that it opens up about risky play.

Filmmaking | Interviews | Massachusetts

Festival Award-Winner Interview: Billy Palumbo

13 Oct , 2015 | Posted by:

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Having won Best Experimental Film of the 2015 Online New England Film Festival, Curley: A Historiophoty by Billy Palumbo turns upside down our ideas about history and the production of ‘truth,’ all with a deconstructionist sense of humor.