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Emerge Film Festival 2015: April 9-12

Emerge Film Festival will return in 2015!

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EMERGE 2015: April 9-12: The Emerge Film Festival Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Festival will return in 2015  Franco American Heritage Center_Emerge Film Festival 2014

Building off of the successful inaugural event held this past June, the entirely volunteer-run board is developing a follow up event that will continue the growth and passion generated in year one.

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The Festival will expand to four days in 2015, beginning Thursday April 9th and concluding Sunday April 12th.

Kicking off April 9th, 217 Films presents a 10th anniversary screening of Marsden Hartley’s Cleophas and His Own, an adaptation of the autobiographical narrative poem of the same title by American painter and poet Marsden Hartley, who was born in Lewiston.  

A vast selection of films will be screened over the course of the weekend, wrapping up with a Best of Emerge Film Festival 2015 event on Sunday April 12th.

Stay tuned for more information! 

MFVA Member Meeting: December 3, 2014 Music In Film

581097_575084482554059_277174793_aNEXT MFVA MEMBER MEETING:

December 3, 2014 5:00 – 8:00 pm 

Panel to begin at 5:30 sharp

Mid-Maine Technical Center,  3 Brooklyn Avenue, Waterville

Music In Film 

Join us for a panel discussion exploring the process of finding, scoring, and mixing music for independent film from a variety of perspectives, including those of the director, the musician, the composer, and the sound editor.  Learn what has worked and what hasn’t, and build connections for future collaborations. 

Panelists:  Rush DeNooyer, Michael McInnes, Gintare Forte, Gregory Roscoe, and Tom Acousti

Music in FilmFREE for MFVA Members and Technical Center Students

Single admission: $10 all others

FREE pizza and drinks

MFVA Annual Membership: $25 professionals, $10 students



Damnationland / The Hanover House, October 30

Damnationland / The Hanover House Double Feature at the Saco Drive-In October 30th


Where: Saco Drive-In  969 Portland Road

When: Thursday October 30, 5pm gates open, 7 pm films start

$15 for 3 people or less

$20 for 4+ people

(207) 284-1016

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Maine Media Workshops Discount to MFVA Members

Maine Media Workshops Discount to MFVA Members – 10% off Fall 2014 Classes

This fall, explore Maine and your creativity in a whole new light.


Experience workshops with Mo Flam, Cig Harvey, Steven Fierberg, ASC, Kerry Hays, Heather Croall, Maisie Crow, Olaf Willoughby, David Julian, Mauricio Handler, Alcie Brooks, Doug Jensen, Stephen McCarthy, Paul Taylor, George DeWolfe, Alan Myerson, Greg Luntzel, Rodney Taylor, ASC, Eileen McCarney Muldoon, Maryanne Culpepper, DeWitt Sage, and many more.
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Maine Film Editing Job for Film Short

Film Editing Job for Film Short: Director looking for an experienced film editor. Editor should be technically savvy with FCP 7 and have experience and knowledge of art and experimental films and not be limited by editing “rules.” Must work well with direction and collaboration. Job may involve travel to the midcoast. Please send CV and work…

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