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Damnationland 2014: The Way Life Should Bleed

Damnationland 2014 presents genre-defying original works from Maine filmmakers, that redefine the classic thriller and horror categories.

Now in its fifth year….



When: Friday, October 17, 2014, at 8pm

Where: State Theatre609 Congress Street, Portland, Maine



The films:

Sui Generis (Jenny Anastasoff, Dark Farm Films)

Driver’s Seat (Jason M. Bosch, Red Stallion Media)

Dark (Ranin Brown, Brothers Brown)

On a Country Road (Barry Dodd)

Tickle (Corey Norman, Bonfire Films)

Anima Sola (Tom Wyatt, Tasty Dude Films)

A Collection of Psychopaths (Through the Door Productions)

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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.

Maine Media Workshops,  FALL 2014 filmmaking and photo: The Camera Assistant, Advanced Camera Operator, Shooting the Cinematic Documentary, and Storytelling in the Edit Room

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.



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 references to:
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IT/AV Tech position at MDI Biological Laboratory

IT/AV Technician position: The MDI Biological Laboratory, a nonprofit research and educational institution is seeking a technician to provide audio-visual (AV) and information technology (IT) support. In this part-time, benefits-eligible position you will be dealing with a broad range of tasks and projects, from recording and editing video presentation to assisting users of Mac and PC computers and other devices. Previous experience or training in video production and familiarity with Apple and Microsoft computer systems is required.

Essential duties and responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

Record, edit, and publish video os seminars and other events.
Set up and assist presenters with projectors, sound systems, videoconferencing systems and other AV equipment.
Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot desktop and notebook computers and portable devices; install, configure, and upgrade software.
Set up and configure printers, scanners, and other peripherals.
Troubleshoot desktop and laptop computer and printer hardware and software issues; perform basic repairs. Coordinate more complex repairs with vendors.
Document support activities in ticketing system; write and update internal and end-user documentation.
Occasional overtime or work outside of customary business hours will be required.
Required background and/or experience:

The successful candidate will have experience or knowledge in the following areas:

Experience with, or classroom work in, production of high-quality video presentations.
Familiarity with desktop/notebook computer and portable device hardware and software.
Strong troubleshooting skills.
Must be physically able to lift up to 30 pounds.
While not essential, any experience with server or network administration, data backup, or telephone systems would be considered an asset.Continue Reading

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