How Long Will TV and Film’s Boom Market for Female Stories Last?

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NANTUCKET, Mass. — The #MeToo moment and the push for gender parity in Hollywood has opened doors for women artists in the film and TV business in the past year, but there are concerns that the appetite for female-led stories could be a “wo…

Nantucket Film Festival To Open With Shana Feste’s ‘Boundaries’

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The 23rd Nantucket Film Festival will open June 20 with Sony Pictures Classics’ Boundaries, which is written and directed by Shana Feste and stars Christopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga in the lead father-daughter roles. Bobby Cannavale, Peter Fond…

Nantucket Film Festival Sets Noah Baumbach Tribute, Ben Stiller Improv Night

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The Nantucket Film Festival, whose 23rd edition is set for June 20-25, has announced its 2018 honorees.
The Screenwriters Tribute will go to Noah Baumbach, the Special Achievement in Documentary Storytelling Award will go to Morgan Neville, and the New Voices in Screenwriting Award to recent Sundance alum Andrew Heckler.
Given the festival’s longtime emphasis on screenwriting, the Screenwriters Tribute is always a centerpiece. Baumbach’s night will be Saturday, June 23…

Nantucket Film Festival to Fete Noah Baumbach, Morgan Neville

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The Nantucket Film Festival will honor filmmakers Noah Baumbach and Morgan Neville during the 23rd edition of the island festival that runs June 20-25. Organizers also unveiled plans for Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz and Ben Stiller to join the fest’s annual comedy night, with a focus on improv this year. Baumbach is known for his […]