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On April 26th, 2014 hundreds of filmmakers, non-profit organizations, and inspired citizens will document stories and investigate 10 questions for the future of Boston as part of a city-wide, participatory media-creation event. The resulting media will be showcased in an interactive geo-tagged archive and a TV series on the future of the American city. In addition, local media partners will showcase the most powerful and inspiring videos created during the one-day filmmaking event. Continue reading
Devens is getting its first taste of Hollywood, with New England Studios gearing up for its film production debut since opening its doors late last year. Continue reading
The Massachusetts Film Office announces the filming of Tumbledown will begin principal photography in Massachusetts. Continue reading
APPLICATIONS FOR THE WOMEN IN FILM FOUNDATION 2014 FILM FINISHING FUND GRANTS ARE OPEN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA – Applications are now being accepted for the Women In Film Foundation’s 2014 Film Finishing Fund grants. The application period … Continue reading
Oscar nominated and Oscar winning actors, writers, directors, technicians, and other artists are riding high on waves of praise right now following the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday. What is beyond the performances, costumes, and music, though? As they say in real estate: location, location, location. Continue reading
When the Academy Awards are handed out a week from Sunday, “American Hustle” has a shot at being only the second made-in-Boston flick to score the big one: Best Picture. Continue reading
In the summer of 2012, I traveled to a town in Massachusetts to teach actors Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet how to make a pie. I had my favorite wood-handled pastry blender and my mother’s rolling pin packed in my suitcase along with my lucky apron. Maybe I’d never star in a movie, but my pie would. Continue reading
It’s MovieMaker’s 2014 edition of the Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker! We’re counting down through our Top 10 Big Cities, Top 5 Small Cities, and Top 5 Towns—releasing one location a day for the entire month of January. Continue reading
The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2013 – 10 outstanding films and 10 outstanding television programs deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image.
Newport Beach Film Festival 2014 – Call for Entries The 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from over 50 different countries, as well as premiere galas, an industry seminar series, spotlights, and question and answer sessions … Continue reading
Another feature film crew was shooting in Lincoln this week – did you notice Continue reading
Experts in the movie business will discuss prospects for and activity in the Commonwealth and ways businesses and higher education institutions can connect with the growing industry. Continue reading
By Jonathan Phelps The Salem News November 13, 2013 MARBLEHEAD — With the weather getting colder, Marblehead seems a million miles away from tropical Tahiti. But with a little Hollywood magic, no one will know the difference for an upcoming … Continue reading
In “Night at the Museum,” Ben Stiller’s character discovers that the exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History come magically to life after dark. So imagine our excitement when the producers of “The Forger,” the heist film now shooting at the Museum of Fine Arts, invited us to the set the other night. Continue reading
Exactly one week after the end of the baseball season, snow littered the streets and sidewalks of a portion of Gloucester’s hilly commercial stretch, offering a precursor of New England things to come. Continue reading
LABOR DAY, was filmed in filmed in Acton, Belchertown, Mansfield, Medfield, Medway, Natick, and Shelburne, Massachusetts in 2012.
Huffington Post Jessica Spiegel for Viator Taking a vacation can be all about escape — and the same can be said about losing ourselves in the movies and TV shows we love. It’s only natural, then, for film and TV … Continue reading
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The future of Massachusetts’ television and film industry may lie in four very large rooms off a quiet wooded road in the former Army base at Devens.
The space is empty now, but it could one day host the next hit TV series or superhero action flick.
These rooms, which make up a $36 million complex called New England Studios, are the first large-scale soundstages built in Massachusetts, and the only ones for hundreds of miles around. Another production facility is slated to open in Worcester by the end of the year. These represent what promoters of the state’s film production industry say have been missing.