Friday, December 16, 2016

Red River Theatres Announces New Executive Director

From the Board of Trustees at Red River Theatres:

CONCORD, NH - The Board of Trustees of Red River Theatres announced today that Angie Lane of Concord has accepted the position of Executive Director, effective January 3, 2017.

Ms. Lane’s selection followed a 4-month search process conducted by a Selection Committee composed of Board members, community members and staff representatives.  She was the Events and Marketing Manager at Red River for three years prior to her current position in the development department at New Hampshire Public Radio. Ms. Lane has been an active Concord community leader over the past 10 years, including being named “Young Professional of the Year” in 2016 by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.  Her other activities include memberships on various boards, such as GoodLife Programs & Activities, Intown Concord, and Concord Young Professionals Network.

The chair of the non-profit’s Board, Connie Boyles-Lane, said, “We are delighted that Angie has agreed to lead Red River into our next decade as Concord’s only independent film theater.  Angie has the energy and vision to continue the Theatres’ role in the revitalization of downtown Concord, including our renovation of the Simchik Theater.”  Byron Champlin, a City Councilor, founding capital campaign donor, and Selection Committee member, said, “We were lucky to have some excellent candidates, but it came down to choosing someone with the best combination of management and fundraising skills, passion for cinema, and love for Red River. Angie is the whole package.”

Over the next few months, the Board will be hosting several events to re-introduce Ms. Lane to its supporters, members and moviegoers.

About Red River Theatres
New Hampshire’s only non-profit, independent art house cinema since 2007, Red River Theatres has become an anchor in the dynamic South Main Street corridor in Concord NH. Red River’s mission is “to present film and the discussion of film as a way to entertain, broaden horizons and deepen appreciation of life for audiences of all ages.” To that end, Red River offers a diverse program of first-run independent films, cult favorites, classics, local and regional film projects, foreign films and lots of discussion. Conversation and civic engagement are at the heart of what makes Red River so popular in the community and so important to the New Hampshire cultural scene.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Jobs Alert! New Hampshire Production Assistant Roster Update

Attention all New Hampshire film peeps! The Division of Film and Digital Media (formerly Film & Television Office) is revamping its roster of production assistants and how that list is delivered to productions. If you are an experienced PA and want to be included on this list, please email us at and include your name, your town, your best phone and email, and attach a PDF of your current resume. If your resume is already online, please provide the URL and we will link to it. Resumes MUST be included, 18+ only. If you had been listed in our online directory as a PA, you will need to re-submit. Contact us with any questions.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

ICYMI: No STAR WARS filming in Manchester

ICYMI... Despite the rumor (or the fake news), STAR WARS will not be filming in New Hampshire. Here's more information from the Union Leader and the Division of Film and Digital Media:

Thursday, November 10, 2016

SNOB Film Festival/NE Indie Fest set for this weekend

The 2016 SNOB Film Festival | NE Indie Fest kicks off tonight with a craft beer tasting at 5 p.m. at Red River Theatres in Concord, NH. The evening will feature brewers from Rockingham Brewing Company, Great North Aleworks, Henniker Brewing Company, Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co., Able Ebenezer Brewing Company, Lithermans Limited Brewery, Tuckerman Brewing Company, Smuttynose Brewing Co., and 603 Brewery. The tasting will be followed by a screening of AMERICAN BEER at 7 p.m. with a post-film panel discussion. The festival will run through Sunday. The Film & Television Office will host a filmmaker meet-up at the festival on Saturday at 10 a.m. More information on the festival can be found at

Monday, November 7, 2016

Job Opportunity: Assistant Producer - Video and Photo, University of New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH is hiring an Assistant Producer - Video and Photo. The assistant producer for video and photo works in conjunction with the creative team as well as other colleagues in Communications and Public Affairs to create video and photo content that reflects the UNH brand and helps recruit new students. The Assistant Producer will shoot and edit video and photos for various social media channels as well as ongoing recruitment campaigns. See the full job posting here:

Friday, October 21, 2016

2016 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival touring program to screen at The Palace Theatre on 10/26

The final stop of the 2016 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival On-Tour program will be at The Palace Theatre in Manchester on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. All 25 student-produced shorts from the festival will be screened. Tickets are $5 online or at the door. The screening is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Film & Television Office, the Manchester Arts Commission (M | A | C), Boston Creative Pro User Group, and the Palace Theatre.


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Casting Notice: Non-union short film casting for November shoot in Manchester, NH area

Manchester, NH-based Dark Haven Productions is currently casting for a non-union short film shoot in November. Here's the information they have provided:
Abigail: female aged 6-10
Shelby: female aged 15-20
Mom: female aged 30-45
Dad: male aged 30-45
The Quiet Lady: aged 30-60, tall, thin. 
Please send a headshot and pertinent information via Facebook message ( or visit our website at and contact us there.
Please contact the production directly with headshots or questions.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

2016 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival touring program to screen at Peterborough Community Theatre on 10/17

The 2016 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival, which premiered in May in Concord, has been touring independent New Hampshire cinemas throughout the summer. Peterborough Community Theatre was one of the participating venues, having shown this year's festival program back in July. The program will have an encore screening at Peterborough Community Theatre on Monday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m. All 25 films from the 2016 festival will be shown. Tickets are $5 at the door. The Peterborough Community Theatre is located at 6 School Street in Peterborough. For more information about the theater, visit For information about the New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival, visit

Please note: Some of the films presented at the New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival may contain subject matter that may not be suitable for younger audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.

Job Opportunity: Red River Theatres seeks Executive Director

Red River Theatres, Concord, NH's nonprofit, independent cinema, seeks a dynamic, experienced leader to bring their established art-house cinema into its next phase of development.

Read the full job description via at:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

NHTI Hosts Manhattan Short Film Festival

Friday September 30th through Sunday October 2nd, NHTI, Concord’s Community College will join venues around the globe in hosting the 19th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival – a worldwide competition to select the best short films of 2016.  Throughout the week, theaters in over 250 cinemas across six continents will be screening the ten finalists in this year-long competition.  Every viewer will have the opportunity to rate the ten films, and all votes count towards choosing the winner.

The Manhattan Short finalists hail from eight countries, with France and Australia represented by two films each.  These short films represent the best among a record 844 submissions from 52 countries. All of the Final 10 are Oscar-qualified, meaning they are automatically eligible for an Academy Award nomination.  (One of last year’s top vote-getters in the Manhattan Short competition, the Chilean film Bear Story, went on to win the Oscar for Best Animated Short.)

There will be four screenings at NHTI:  Friday Sept 30th at 7 pm, Saturday Oct 1st at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday Oct 2nd at 2 pm, all in Sweeney Auditorium. Tickets are $10 (free for NHTI students).

More information about the Manhattan Short Film Festival is available at For questions about the screenings at NHTI contact Steve Ambra, 603-271-6484 x4101 or