September 21, 2017 | admin

"Celling Your Soul" Increasingly Relevant

Late last month, as summer began to wind down and students across the nation prepared to return to classrooms, the newly perennial debate bubbled up again over the role of…

Lorraine Hansberry Documentary To Have World Debut at TIFF: An Interview with Tracy Heather Strain

August 29, 2017 | admin

Lorraine Hansberry Documentary To Have World Debut at TIFF: An Interview with Tracy Heather Strain

Congrats to FC member Tracy Heather Strain and team! Her documentary film SIGHTED EYES/FEELING HEART about playwright and civil rights trailblazer Lorraine Hansberry will make its world debut at the…

Remembering Barbara Gullahorn Holecek, Award-Winning Documentary Producer for PBS, NOVA

August 17, 2017 | admin

Remembering Barbara Gullahorn Holecek, Award-Winning Documentary Producer for PBS, NOVA

One of Filmmakers Collaborative’s longtime members Barbara Gullahorn Holecek passed away on Friday, August 4, at Beth Israel Hospital. Barbara was an intrepid adventurer, making films all over the world, among…

Cool Docs for Summer's Hottest Month

August 3, 2017 | admin

Cool Docs for Summer's Hottest Month

As the dog days of summer descend, Outside magazine recently served up some thoughts on a few of the hottest documentaries premiering over the next month. First out of the…

Announcing Hometown Heroes Film Rally Presented by Seed&Spark and The Duplass Brothers

July 28, 2017 | admin

Announcing Hometown Heroes Film Rally Presented by Seed&Spark and The Duplass Brothers

Great stories happen everywhere. And great films can be made anywhere. Enter Hometown Heroes — a crowdfunding rally looking for the next generation of filmmakers making movies with local community and resources:…

Legal Considerations for Filmmakers

July 25, 2017 | admin

Legal Considerations for Filmmakers

Back in June, we hosted a lively discussion called Legal Consideration for Filmmakers, led and moderated by Sandra Forman. Sandra is a Boston-based entertainment attorney with a primary focus on…

Max Ribbans, Juggling Filmmaker

July 12, 2017 | admin

Max Ribbans, Juggling Filmmaker

We are so pleased that our Filmmaking Summer Camps have been such a hit. This year’s offerings have booked up quickly, though there are still spots available for the rest…

Summer Film Festivals

June 26, 2017 | admin

Summer Film Festivals

Is there any place more wonderful than New England in the summer? Rhetorical question, of course. And we’re sure that summer is pretty darn amazing in many parts of the…

BOSTON World Premiere Raises $76,000 for  Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation

June 9, 2017 | admin

BOSTON World Premiere Raises $76,000 for Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation

LA Roma Films is delighted to announce the World Premiere of the documentary BOSTON has raised $76,000 for the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation.  Funds raised will be used to…

Massachusetts Film and TV Incentive Program

June 7, 2017 | admin

Massachusetts Film and TV Incentive Program

Many of you may have heard rumblings about how the Massachusetts Film and TV Incentive Program may be impacted by upcoming state budget negotiations. To give you sense of the…

Memorial Day

May 29, 2017 | admin

Memorial Day

Today marks the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth. It is fitting then, seeing whereas it is also Memorial Day 2017, that we might consider this JFK quote as…

FC Fundraising Workshop

May 22, 2017 | admin

FC Fundraising Workshop

We had a great turnout on May 17 for our “Developing Your Film Fundraising Strategy,” hosted by FC Board Member and Independent Consultant, Ronn Smith. Ronn talked about demystifying the…

Funding Sources Get Reprieve

May 15, 2017 | admin

Funding Sources Get Reprieve

Independent filmmakers were among the many who watched and waited, with great concern, as Congress worked to arrive at a spending bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2017. The…

An Interview with FC Founder Michal Goldman

April 28, 2017 | admin

An Interview with FC Founder Michal Goldman

As we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Filmmakers Collaborate, we could think of no better person to chat with about this august occasion than Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and FC…

Angelo Unwritten to screen at IFF Boston

April 21, 2017 | admin

Angelo Unwritten to screen at IFF Boston

“Angelo Unwritten” tells the story of Angelo, a gifted yet troubled youth, and Laura and Phil, his final set of foster parents, whom he meets after living in several foster…

Matt Damon to Narrate Boston Marathon Documentary

March 8, 2017 | admin

Matt Damon to Narrate Boston Marathon Documentary

The film premieres on April 15 in Boston, two days before the annual marathon commences. “Boston” will then receive a one-night theatrical premiere on April 19 through Fathom Events. “Matt…

Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket!

September 21, 2016 | admin

Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket!

Here’s Part 1 of a Behind the Scenes look at Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket! More to come! #AnnabelleHooper  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoNW5_57DMo

Join us for our first Member Mixer

September 21, 2016 | admin

Join us for our first Member Mixer

Wed, Sept 21st, 6pm – 8:30pm at The Rockwell in Somerville Filmmakers Collaborative is proud to host the Boston area premiere screening of FC member Josh Seftel’s new short film The Many…