Category Archives: Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

MNFF 2017: VTeddy Awards

Join us for the joyful VTeddy Awards with presentations for Best Feature Narrative, Best Short Narrative, Best Feature Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Audience Award/Feature, Audience Award/Short, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra Award, the inaugural Jacob Burns Film Center’s Creative Culture Award and the first awarding of the Hernandez/Bayliss Prize. Recorded 8/27/17.
Producer: MCTV

MNFF 2017: On-stage Conversation with Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg

Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg talk with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven. Recipients of the VTeddy Award for Sustained Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking, Stern and Sundberg relate experiences and stories from their long and fruitful collaboration as directing and producing partners in the world of independent filmmaking.

A stunning recounting of the dramatic story of the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks through the emotional experiences of individuals whose lives were forever changed by them. From the events of the day to the death-penalty sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the documentary features surveillance footage, news clips, home movies and exclusive interviews with survivors and their families, as well as first responders, investigators, government officials and reporters from the Boston Globe, whose coverage won a Pulitzer Prize.

Recorded 8/27/17.

Producer: MCTV

MNFF 2017: How To Get Your Film Sold–What’s Happening in Distribution?

Join a wide ranging discussion on the current state of independent film distribution. Featured panelists: Nancy Gerstman, Co-President and Co-Founder of Zeitgeist Films and longtime independent film distributor, and Beth Levison, founder of Early Bird Films, multiple Emmy and Peabody award-winning producer and Middlebury College grad. Hosted by Lloyd Komesar.
Recorded 8/26/17.
Producer: MCTV

MNFF 2017: On-stage Conversation with Allan Nicholls, Michael Murphy, Rob Neimi & Jay Craven

As part of our tribute to the legendary director, Robert Altman, join Allan Nicholls, Altman’s top collaborator on “Nashville” and numerous other films, and actor Michael Murphy, an essential member of the Altman tribe, for a special event with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven, joined by Bob Neimi, Altman scholar and professor at St. Michael’s College, following the screening of Nashville.
Recorded 8/26/17.
Producer: MCTV