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WATCH: Tumbledown Official Trailer (In theaters February 12th)

Massachusetts made TUMBLEDOWN was filmed in Ayer, Concord, Devens, Groton, Princeton, Shirley, Westford, Westminster and Worcester in 2014. IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 12TH

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Boston Movies Throughout the Years

The Boston Globe’s Ty Burr takes a look at movies in Boston through the years.
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Watch: Chris Pine Braves the Waves in ‘Finest Hours’ Trailer

Disney has released a second trailer for its sea rescue adventure “The Finest Hours,” two months before its Jan. 29 opening. Continue reading

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WATCH JOY Official Trailer (In theaters December 2015)

WATCH JOY Official Trailer ~ In theaters December 2015 Continue reading

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Primetime Emmys 2015 Live Nominations!

Nominations for the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were officially unveiled at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles. Nominations were announced by Orange Is The New Black‘s Uzo Aduba and So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley. The Emmys this year will air live September 20th on Fox. Continue reading

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Audio: Massachusetts Links Some Oscar Nominees

Many of this year’s Academy Award nominated movies have diverse story lines, casts, settings and endings. But some have at least one attribute in common: a Massachusetts link. Continue reading

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“The Judge” Premieres in Greenfield, Just Days Before National Opening

Hundreds gathered to the Greenfield Garden Cinemas Wednesday night to be part of “The Judge” premiere, which was shot partially in Western Massachusetts. Continue reading

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Olive Kitteridge Teaser Trailer ~ Airs Nov. 2 & 3 on HBO!

Made in Massachusetts Olive Kitteridge debuts November 2nd and 3rd on HBO. Here’s a teaser trailer! Continue reading

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From Scouting Waterfalls To Securing Port-A-Potties: The Life Of A Film Location Manager (AUDIO)

Whether it’s Fenway Park in “Fever Pitch,” the Bunker Hill Memorial in “The Town” or the Fairmont Copley Plaza in “American Hustle,” a lot of us get a kick out of seeing Boston on the big screen.
It takes an army of professionals to cast, prep and secure places around Massachusetts for their turns on film, but one person plays a particularly critical role in the creative and logistical gauntlet that comes with the territory. 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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Behind The Scenes, Mass. Film Crews Rise (Audio)

Recently there’ve been catering trucks idling on Beacon Hill, transplanted palm trees that turned Revere Beach into Miami Beach, and Johnny Depp creepily transformed into James “Whitey” Bulger.

But for every Hollywood actor passing through Boston to make movies, there are dozens of local crewmembers working long hours on set.
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MFO Director Lisa Strout and IATSE Local 481 Business Manager Chris O’Donnell discuss cinema in the Bay State

Lisa Strout, the director of the Massachusetts Film Office, and Chris O’Donnell, the business manager of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts Local 481, join Peter Howe on CEO Corner to discuss. Continue reading

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The Judge Official Trailer ~ In theaters October 10!

Massachusetts made THE JUDGE was filmed in Ashfield, Attleborough, Belmont, Boston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Dedham, Milton, Plymouth, Shelburne Falls, Sunderland, and Worcester in 2013. IN THEATERS THIS OCTOBER

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The Equalizer Official Trailer ~ In theaters September 26th

Massachusetts made THE EQUALIZER was filmed in Boston, Cambridge, Canton, Chelsea, Haverhill, Quincy, Salisbury, and Swampscott in 2013. IN THEATERS THIS SEPTEMBER

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Labor Day Movie Official Trailer (In theaters January 2014)

LABOR DAY, was filmed in filmed in Acton, Belchertown, Mansfield, Medfield, Medway, Natick, and Shelburne, Massachusetts in 2012.

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CAPTAIN PHILLIPS in theaters OCTOBER 11, 2013 – Trailer

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, was partially filmed in Lincoln and Sudbury, Massachusetts in 2012. Opens in theaters nationwide October 11th! To learn more about CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, click here .

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First look: David O. Russell’s ‘American Hustle’

Massachusetts made AMERICAN HUSTLE was filmed Boston, Brockton, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Norwood, Salem, Swampscott, Woburn and Worcester in 2013. It is set to open in theaters December 25, 2013. 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 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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