The Patrick-Murray Administration’s Massachusetts Film Office (MFO) today announced that ABC Entertainment’s pilot “Gilded Lillys” will be filmed in Massachusetts in March 2012, bringing another Hollywood production to the Bay State.
The Massachusetts Film Office is thrilled to announce the launch of a new software system for promoting you and/or your business or service to the film industry-at-large.
An independent movie shot entirely in Worcester that deals with the timely and troubling topic of teenage bullying will have its premiere on the Lifetime Network at 8 p.m. Saturday.
NEA Chairman Landesman announces Challenge America Fast-Track grants.
The list of this year’s top worldwide locations demonstrates just how big of a comeback the United States has made.
The landscape has changed a bit since july 2010, when ICG Magazine last surveyed union friendly locations around the United States.
The SoCA (South of CAnal Street) Winter Film Festival, set for February 17-19th, 2012, seeks to provide a channel for local filmmakers to gain exposure and showcase their talents through their work and bring more visual arts to Boston’s West End.
Halloween may have ended two weeks ago, but there were still costumed witches in Salem this week.
Visionary filmmaker, innovator and entrepreneur, Douglas Trumbull, has been selected by the VES Board of Directors as the recipient of the 2012 Georges Méliès Award. The award will be presented at the 10th Annual VES Awards, which will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 7, 2012.
The Patrick-Murray Administration’s Massachusetts Film Office (MFO) today announced that R.I.P.D., a supernatural action-adventure from Universal Pictures, will begin principal photography in Massachusetts this September and that production will occur entirely in the Commonwealth. Through early 2012, the project will create jobs and significant economic activity while boosting the state’s growing film industry.
Don’t count Taunton’s Mayor Charles Crowley among those having second thoughts about the state’s film tax credit law.
“I saw the benefits,” Crowley said. “They absolutely help.”
Columbia Pictures, which shot the feature film “Here Comes the Boom” in Quincy, paid the city $114,500 in rental fees for the buildings it used. The film, starring Kevin James, is expected to premiere next summer.
Peabody is getting a dose of Hollywood this summer, with two big-budget films — “I Hate You, Dad,” starring Adam Sandler, and “Here Comes the Boom,” starring Kevin James — already passing through, and dropping thousands of dollars along the way.
The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) today announced that Lisa Strout, a veteran in the film and television industry and the former director of the film division in New Mexico’s Economic Development Department, will lead the Massachusetts Film Office (MFO) beginning June 15th.
Worcester this week took on some of the glitter of Hollywood as Frenemy Films LLC began shooting “Broken Silence,” an independent feature about school bullying.
It seems there is a silver lining to having a rundown and outdated high school.
People in Hollywood looking for a realistic setting for a movie may come knocking.
Stars Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Joel McHale and Jessica Stroup were nowhere to be seen yesterday around noon at an ultra-modern beachfront home that is serving as the backdrop to the Hollywood movie “Ted.” The movie has been filming in the Boston area in recent days, and reports are the production will be in Swampscott until the end of the week. The film’s stars were expected to arrive in the evening.
The casting call for Quincy locals to appear as extras in the new Kevin James movie “Here Comes the Boom” drew about 800 hopefuls ranging from government officials to the unemployed.
Boston Casting is hosting open casting calls for “Here Comes the Boom” starring Kevin James.
“And the Oscar goes to….Massachusetts! On behalf of the Commonwealth, we congratulate the cast and crew of The Fighter and The Social Network on a combined five Academy Awards.