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Boston International Kids Film Festival & EF Educational Tours Film Contest

The Boston International Kids Film Festival is delighted to partner with EF Educational Tours in offering a terrific new opportunity for a team of two high school filmmakers! Together they will travel all expenses paid to Costa Rica in March 2015, to attend the EF Educational Tours’ Global Student Leaders Summit. Continue reading

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Perfectly Pressed, Or Perfectly Bloody: Local Pros Costume Hollywood Stars (AUDIO)

We recently reported on the growing film crew base in Massachusetts — the gaffers, sound men and costumers who live local but are finding steady work on Hollywood movies shooting here.

Now let’s go deeper into one of the creative areas in the filmmaking ecosystem, the costume department, where professionals work long hours day after day, taking meticulous care to create wardrobes for films like “The Social Network,” “American Hustle” and “Black Mass.” Continue reading

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2015 BLUECAT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTRIES

The 2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition is now accepting feature and short screenplay submissions!
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2014 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

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

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PANEL AT NEW ENGLAND STUDIOS TO DISCUSS MASSACHUSETTS FILM INDUSTRY

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

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MA Film Office to speak on BNA International Film & TV Finance Summit Panel

International Film & TV Finance Summit December 2 & 3, 2013 The Marriott Eastside Hotel, New York, NY FULL SCHEDULE Bloomberg BNA is pleased to announce the International Film & TV Finance Summit. This long running event brings together a … Continue reading

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2014 BLUECAT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTRIES

The 2014 BlueCat Screenplay Competition is now accepting feature and short screenplay submissions. This year’s competition will award a Grand Prize of $15,000 for Best Feature Screenplay and $10,000 for Best Short Screenplay – the world’s largest cash prize for shorts! Continue reading

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Mass. Made Movie, CLEAR HISTORY Airs Aug. 10 at 9pm EST on HBO

Filmed in Beverly, Essex, Marblehead, North Andover, Rockport and Woburn in 2012, Clear History is set to air August 10th at 9 pm EST on HBO. Continue reading

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The Ultimate Video Search

Thrash-Lab is going viral, and wants to showcase YOUR original videos on their premiere YouTube channel for maximum exposure. If you have “Never Before Seen Footage/Original Content” that you’re ready to show the world, they would love to hear from you! They plan on featuring the TOP 350 videos on the site and the best 3 will be rewarded a prize!

First place will be awarded $15,000, second $10,000, and third will receive $7,500 at producer’s discretion. Please read rules for details.
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The Way Way Back – Limited Release July 5th!

THE WAY WAY BACK, filmed in Massachusetts in 2012, opens in limited theaters July 5, 2013. To learn more about THE WAY WAY BACK, click here .

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Made in Mass. film THE HEAT, opens in theaters June 28th!

Made in Mass. film THE HEAT opens in theaters June 28th! Continue reading

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Calling all Nonunion Actors in New England!

This is your opportunity to ask questions to union staff and members about what it means to join SAG-AFTRA, what are the requirements, work opportunities after joining, and anything else you have on your mind.
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SNEAK PEEK- HBO Films, “Clear History”

CLEAR HISTORY, filmed in Massachusetts in 2012, will air on HBO this AUGUST. To learn more about CLEAR HISTORY, click here .

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PBS Broadcast of “Calling My Children”

“Calling My Children” is an intimate portrayal of the effects of love and loss on one family’s struggle for unity. Gail Farrow was a 27-year-old woman, the mother of four sons, who was living with and who died of AIDS in 1989. David Binder began this project in 1988 when, as a photojournalist, he first started photographing Gail, with whom he spent a year and half every day documenting her last year of life and her family’s adjustment to their lives without her. Continue reading

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FILMMAKERS COLLABORATIVE HOSTS MAKING MEDIA NOW

Filmmakers Collaborative, a national media industry leader and fiscal sponsor, is hosting its acclaimed MAKING MEDIA NOW (MMN) conference on Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Presented annually, MMN’s challenge-the-assumptions approach has made it a must-attend event for filmmakers, new media producers, funders, distributors, journalists and more. Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to hometown hero Ben Affleck on his Best Picture Oscar for “Argo” and to all the other Massachusetts nominees! 2013 OSCAR WINNERS Best Picture: Ben Affleck– Born in Cambridge, MA (Argo) Best Adapted Screenplay: Chris Terrio– Harvard ’97 (Argo) … Continue reading

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The Makeover Trailer-Airs Sunday, January 27th @ 9pm EST on ABC

This Made in Mass film airs Sunday, January 27th @ 9pm EST on ABC.

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HouseBroadcast Job Opportunity

HouseBroadcast Services Department for the Massachusetts House of Represntatives is seeking qualified individuals for available contract work in broadcast/video/audio production. As a Video Production Technician, one is expected to assist in multi-cast productions as director, technical director, CG operator, audio … Continue reading

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American Worker Film Project-Group-sourced film contest

The American Worker Film Project is looking for powerful images that depict the Spirit of the American Worker! The AWFP is a non-profit, group sourced film dedicated to honoring the American worker’s crucial role in a robust and prosperous economy. … Continue reading

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The State of Tax Incentives: Where They Are and How To Get Them (Boston)

WHEN: Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM WHERE: National Boston Studios~115 Dummer Place, Brookline, MA Join us for an expert panel discussion where we examine film & TV production tax incentives in the region, and give … Continue reading

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