Monthly Archives: March 2016

NH’s film festivals prove good for business Lights, cameras, customers

Article BY KATHERINE P. COX In the April 1 2016 issue of New Hampshire Business Review It’s New Hampshire’s version of the Sundance Film Festival. For four days in October, thousands of people descend on Portsmouth for the NH Film

Posted in Festival News

Ray Duckler: Brian Oakes, filmmaker and Jim Foley’s buddy, was the right man for the job

jim foley in helicopter, concord monitor courtesy photo,

Article by Concord Monitor Staff (Ray Duckler can be reached at 369-3304 or or on Twitter @rayduckler.) WOLFEBORONH Filmmaker Brian Oakes refused to leave the image alone, the one showing his boyhood friend kneeling in an orange jumpsuit, a

Posted in Interviews

2016 MONIFF Launch Party Free and Open to the Public

monadnock international film festival launch party 2016 - free and open to the public

The Monadnock International Film Festival welcomes the public to the MONIFF Launch Party Wednesday evening, March 30 at Keene’s Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 75 Railroad Street. The event will run 5:30pm -7:30 pm. Appetizers will be served, and there will be

Posted in Festival News

Daniels Award To Go To Director Of Film About James Foley

brian oakes awarded jonathan daniels award

Article By Sentinel Staff A New Hampshire native who directed a film about his friend, murdered journalist James Foley, is this year’s recipient of the Jonathan Daniels Award at the Monadnock International Film Festival. Brian Oakes will receive the honor

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Film Festival Has New Executive Director

dianna costello, executive director, monadnock international film festival - moniff

Article By Sentinel Staff The Monadnock International Film Festival is gearing up for its fourth year under the leadership of a new executive director. Dianna Costello moved to the Monadnock Region from Southern California after accepting the post, which was

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