Thursday, November 2, 2017

CASTING NOTICE: Stand-in for Benicio del Toro for the Ben Stiller/Showtime Series "Escape at Dannemora"

Received this casting notice today--please contact via the email listed below.

CASTING Benicio del Toro photo double (to work in NYC): MUST be closely matched to be considered: Ht: 6'3" Wt: 215-220 lbs approx. Chest: 45 1/4". Waist: 43". Pants: 40-42. Suit: 45. T-Shirt: XL. Neck: 16.5. Shoe: 13. Keep in mind, body type of this particular role contains a bit more girth/paunch around the middle.

Experience sewing on an industrial machine is helpful! Pls note if you have sewing machine experience!

To submit: EMAIL Subj Line: Client name / Agency (your name) / BDT PD. Incl: Client name, all ACCURATE sizes/measurements (above), current cell photos taken today (CU, body, profile, 3/4; no headshots; truthful candids only), U or NU, city/state of residence & if local to NYC. Rate 194/8 +10 if agented (multiple days of work; roughly 3 wks). Make sure you incl all relevant agency contact info!

"Escape at Dannemora," a limited series for Showtime directed by Ben Stiller starring Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette & Paul Dano, is an authentic drama based on the escape from Clinton Correctional in 2015.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Job Alert: Technical Director and Camera Operator for Adaptive Sports Competition Live Webcast

We received a call from Tony Jackson, who has recently started ParaSportsLive to webcast live adaptive sports competitions. This weekend is their very first event, the Kennebunk Savings Rugby Rampage at University of New Hampshire in Durham. Tony is looking to hire a technical director to run the Tricaster, as well as a camera operator for Saturday and Sunday. These are paid positions - $200 each for the weekend. Those interested can contact Tony at

TEAM First Friday Film Screening to Feature NHFF Selections

TEAM (Town.Exeter.Arts.Music) presents a First Friday Film Screening on Friday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at the Exeter Town Hall in Exeter, New Hampshire. This screening will feature four films that were recently featured at the New Hampshire Film Festival and have direct ties to Exeter. The event will screen:

"Bringing Back Bodrik" by Robert Glowacky
"Namaste" by Christine Altan
"404 Not Found" by Jasmine Inglesmith
"An Allegedly Good Swimmer" by Harry McCoy

Tickets are $10. All proceeds to benefit future arts programming in Exeter. Visit the event page for more.

TEAM (Town.Exeter.Arts.Music) is a homegrown arts, music and cultural non-profit group dedicated to the production, promotion and organization of original programming, projects and events in the Exeter area. Particular focus is on revitalizing and changing perception of the downtown area, cultivating a vibrant arts scene, building a stronger community, and attracting new visitors.

TEAM is a community initiative of the Arts Industry Alliance, a New Hampshire not for profit corporation.

For more information visit

Monday, October 16, 2017

Screening of Louis de Rochemont's "The Whistle at Eaton Falls" w/ Panel Discussion, 11/14 at Keene State College

Keene State College will host the first contemporary screening of the film The Whistle at Eaton Falls on November 14, 7 p.m. at the Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Art Center, Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. The screening will be free and open to the public.

The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951), produced by New Hampshire's Louis de Rochemont and directed by Robert Siodmak, follows the story of a failing plastics factory in New Hampshire and the efforts to keep it open. The film includes notable appearances by Lloyd Bridges, Dorothy Gish, and Ernest Borgnine.

A panel discussion will follow the screening, and will feature Dr. Larry Benaquist of KSC Film Studies, Barbara Rimkunas of Exeter Historical Society, and New Hampshire filmmaker Gary Anderson.

For more information, contact Rodney Obien, or 603-358-2717.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Alfred Thomas Catalfo's OIL AND WATER Screenplay a Finalist at Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition

The Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition just announced that the feature script OIL AND WATER, written by Alfred Thomas Catalfo of Dover and Morgan Webster Dudley of Durham, is a FINALIST.  This means that OIL AND WATER is in the Top 6 out of 3,588 entries in the Drama category.  Austin, along with the Academy's Nicholl Fellowships and the Sundance Lab, is one of the big three script competitions closely watched by the film industry.  Here is the announcement:

Congratulations, Freddie!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

ConcordTV Presents: Marketing for Artists Seminar and Reception on November 1

From our friends at ConcordTV:

ConcordTV Presents
Marketing for Artists – Seminar and Reception

Attention Artists, Artisans, Musicians, Filmmakers, and Creative Entrepreneurs!

Did you know that ConcordTV is a valuable resource to Concord area individuals, small business owners, and nonprofits in providing the training and equipment to help with marketing and promotion? Come to this “free” Marketing Seminar and Reception at the ConcordTV studio and discover how “Your Community Media Center” can help you to promote your craftsmanship and creativity.

Here are the details:

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Concord Community TV (ConcordTV)
Located in Concord High School, entrance D
170 Warren St.
Concord, NH 03301

Attendees will learn:
1. how to create and use video in marketing on social media platforms;
2. how easy it is to become a television producer and create their own show;
3. how to use video and editing equipment to create content distributed on Concord's community channel and online;
4. opportunities to create Public Service Announcements, nonprofit event information, and more;
5. tour the ConcordTV studio, meet our talented production staff, and explore its use as a free marketing resource.

How to register:
Space is Limited!
To reserve your spot, contact Doris or Jim at 226-8872, or email to

About ConcordTV
Concord Community TV (ConcordTV) is a nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1998, to manage Concord New Hampshire's Community Media Center, and its three local cable TV channels: Channel 6 - Educational Channel ;Channel 17 - Government Channel ; Channel 22 - Public Access Channel

ConcordTV's mission is to help Concord residents, and nonprofits that serve the Concord area, learn how to: create video content that helps them "tell their stories; " and distribute their content locally on the station's community TV channels and on internet marketing platforms.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Job Alert: Videographer Needed for Product Shoot

Videographer Needed for Product Shoot
A series of 5 videos to showcase The Mountain Home products (30 sec-1 min each)
1-2 days of shooting, editing required
$2,000 budget for shooting and editing
Contact for more information

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Cheshire Career Center's Jeremy VanDerKern receives Nellie Mae Education Foundation O'Toole Award

Great news from TV and video production programs in our schools!

Congratulations to Jeremy VanDerKern of the Cheshire Career Center at Keene High School for being a recipient of an O'Toole Teacher Leadership Award from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation. The O’Toole Awards recognize public high school teachers who are advancing student-centered approaches to learning throughout New England. Jeremy and his students have been involved with our High School Short Film Festival through the years, and the program at C3TV continues to do great work in both the studio and in the community.

From the awards announcement:

"A Production teacher at Cheshire Career Center, Jeremy arranges work-based learning opportunities for his students in his TV & Film Production courses, and actively seeks out industry partners for internships and projects. Students in Jeremy’s courses engage in real-world learning by serving as producers and videographers for school board meetings, sporting events, concerts and workshops. Jeremy will use the grant to support the development of a video series on work-based learning to showcase career technical education programs offered by the New Hampshire Department of Education; the possibility of embedded high school credits; opportunities for dual-enrollment college credits; the benefits of Community-Teacher Student Organizations; and options for Work-Based Learning Opportunities."

You can read more about the award-winning teachers here.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

"Justice For All" free film screening and panel discussion focusing on veterans issues

We met with Dan Marcek of New Hampshire-based Vetflix recently to talk about the organization, its projects, and an upcoming screening of its short film, "Justice For All." The film and panel discussion will take place on September 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Red River Theatres in Concord.

From the filmmakers: "Our veterans deserve and need our support. 'Justice For All' is New Hampshire's first film about how our courts work with military veterans to meet their unique circumstances and needs through a 'Veterans Track.' A Veterans track is a special docket charged with hearing cases that involve veterans or service members, particularly those diagnosed with service-related illnesses. Come hear why this is a critical issue for New Hampshire!"

The screening is presented in partnership with the New Hampshire Justice Involved Veterans Task Force and Vetflix.

The program will feature a welcome address by Major General William Reddel, Adjutant General, NH National Guard. The panel will include the Honorable James Leary, Justice of 9th Circuit Court, Diane Levesque, VA Court Liaison, Trooper Seth Gahr, NH State Police, and Rob and Erin Kirby, a veteran family.

Although the event is free, seating is limited. Please pre-register at

Sponsored by the law firm of Nixon, Vogelman, Barry, Slawsky & Simoneau and supported by the NH Department of Health and Human Services.