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Notes from the Flaherty Seminar 2017 (Part 2)

The 2017 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar took place from June 17-23 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Since 2009, LEF New England has supported an annual fellowship program for four New England-based artists working in non-fiction film/video to attend the seminar.

LEF New England Fellow Allison Cekala on the 2017 Flaherty Seminar

The 2017 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar took place from June 17-23 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Since 2009, LEF New England has supported an annual fellowship program for four New England-based artists working in non-fiction film/video to attend the seminar.

Notes from the Flaherty Seminar 2016

Since 2009, LEF has supported fellowships for New England-based nonfiction filmmakers to attend the Flaherty Seminar. This year’s Seminar took place from June 18-24 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, and the 2016 LEF New England Fellows were (pictured, left to right:) Gerald Peary, Amber Bemak, Daniel Hui, and Thorsten Trimpop.

IndieCollect: Making Preservation a Priority

Last week, LEF Executive Director Lyda Kuth visited DuArt, the film lab and post production house in NYC that has long been the go-to place for generations of American independent filmmakers.

AIR

This week, LEF Program Director Sara Archambault shares these thoughts: We are extremely fortunate in New England to have a wealth of media innovation growing from our region.

Spotlight on Documentaries 2015

Cameron Bargerstock’s LEF-funded film EXIT MUSIC was selected for Spotlight on Documentaries at IFP’s Independent Film Week, which took place September 20-25. Cameron shares her experience in the LEF Blog this week.

LEF Grantee Margo Guernsey on the First Camden/TFI Retreat

Massachusetts-based filmmaker Margo Guernsey’s LEF-funded project COUNCILWOMAN was one of five feature documentaries to participate in the inaugural Camden/TFI Retreat presented by CNN Films. The retreat, which took place from June 21-26 in Camden, Maine, also included the participation of Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill’s LEF-funded film THE REAGAN YEARS and three other works-in-progress from emerging US-based filmmakers.

We Are Our Own First Audience

Over the past month, filmmaker Beth Murphy has been leading an impact campaign for her LEF-funded film WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS. Recently, LEF invited Beth to write about how she has paired her filmmaking with impact.

Notes from the Flaherty Seminar 2017 (Part 2)

The 2017 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar took place from June 17-23 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Since 2009, LEF New England has supported an annual fellowship program for four New England-based artists working in non-fiction film/video to attend the seminar.

LEF New England Fellow Allison Cekala on the 2017 Flaherty Seminar

The 2017 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar took place from June 17-23 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Since 2009, LEF New England has supported an annual fellowship program for four New England-based artists working in non-fiction film/video to attend the seminar.

Notes from the Flaherty Seminar 2016

Since 2009, LEF has supported fellowships for New England-based nonfiction filmmakers to attend the Flaherty Seminar. This year’s Seminar took place from June 18-24 at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, and the 2016 LEF New England Fellows were (pictured, left to right:) Gerald Peary, Amber Bemak, Daniel Hui, and Thorsten Trimpop.

IndieCollect: Making Preservation a Priority

Last week, LEF Executive Director Lyda Kuth visited DuArt, the film lab and post production house in NYC that has long been the go-to place for generations of American independent filmmakers.

AIR

This week, LEF Program Director Sara Archambault shares these thoughts: We are extremely fortunate in New England to have a wealth of media innovation growing from our region.

Spotlight on Documentaries 2015

Cameron Bargerstock’s LEF-funded film EXIT MUSIC was selected for Spotlight on Documentaries at IFP’s Independent Film Week, which took place September 20-25. Cameron shares her experience in the LEF Blog this week.

LEF Grantee Margo Guernsey on the First Camden/TFI Retreat

Massachusetts-based filmmaker Margo Guernsey’s LEF-funded project COUNCILWOMAN was one of five feature documentaries to participate in the inaugural Camden/TFI Retreat presented by CNN Films. The retreat, which took place from June 21-26 in Camden, Maine, also included the participation of Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill’s LEF-funded film THE REAGAN YEARS and three other works-in-progress from emerging US-based filmmakers.

We Are Our Own First Audience

Over the past month, filmmaker Beth Murphy has been leading an impact campaign for her LEF-funded film WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS. Recently, LEF invited Beth to write about how she has paired her filmmaking with impact.