Jan 20
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Woodchuck® Hard Cider signs on as lead sponsor for inaugural year of Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival
20 Jan, 2015. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Gorilla Web
Middlebury, Vermont—Woodchuck Hard Cider is proud to announce its sponsorship of the inaugural Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF), set for August 27-30, 2015, in Middlebury, Vermont. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival was created to support, promote and exhibit the dynamic and imaginative efforts of new filmmakers. This partnership unites the Festival’s exclusive emphasis on first and second time filmmakers with Woodchuck’s core values of innovation and creativity. “We are absolutely delighted to have Woodchuck onboard as our presenting sponsor for this first edition of the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival,” Lloyd Komesar, festival producer, said.  “This exciting collaboration gives the festival…
Jan 12
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Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival launches website and film submissions process
12 Jan, 2015. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Gorilla Web
Leicester, Vermont... The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF), set for its inaugural event on August 27-30, 2015, has launched its website and film submissions process. The website, www.middfilmfest.org, contains a wide array of information including the Festival's purpose and its commitment to new filmmakers, a video message from festival Artistic Director Jay Craven, specific details for submitting a film, an opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation, and a guide to buying Festival passes and opening night tickets. Dedicated solely to the work of first or second time filmmakers, MNFF will open its window for submitting films on January 15th and keep…
Jan 9
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Addison Independent: Sponsors, venues gel for Middlebury film festival
9 Jan, 2015. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Gorilla Web
Article By: John Flowers, Addison Independent, Published January 8, 2015 MIDDLEBURY — Organizers of the first annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) on Tuesday confirmed they have secured a lead sponsor for the four-day event and they’ve launched a new website that will assist those wanting to enter and/or attend the event, expected to draw upwards of 1,000 people to Addison County’s shire town on Aug. 27-30. It was last July that MNFF co-organizers Lloyd Komesar and Jay Craven announced their preliminary plans for a festival that they hope will become a signature Middlebury event while affording aspiring filmmakers an…
Jul 10
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Addison Independent: Duo plans new film festival in Middlebury next summer
10 Jul, 2014. 0 Comments. News. Posted By: Gorilla Web
Article By: Phoebe Lewis, Addison Independent, Published July 10, 2014 MIDDLEBURY — If all goes according to plan, in August of 2015 Middlebury will host the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival — a project that promises to be an exciting addition to Middlebury’s cultural scene as well as a significant opportunity for budding filmmakers across the country. Vermont filmmaker Jay Craven and recently retired Disney executive Lloyd Komesar have joined forces to help create a unique opportunity for moviegoers and directors alike with a three-day festival that could preview as many as 60 films, including shorts, full-length features and documentaries. Perhaps…