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The Montclair Film Festival Announces New Guests

The Montclair Film Festival Announces New Guests  David Gordon Green, Dane Dehaan, and Olympia Dukakis to attend the 2015 Montclair Film Festival The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) today announced new guests for the 2015 festival. Director David Gordon Green, actor Dane Dehaan, and Montclair legend Olympia Dukakis will attend the festival to participate in Q&A […]

The Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Education Programs And Partnerships Junior Jury, Sensory Friendly, Student Screenings, and Afterparty on The Green

The Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Education Programs And Partnerships Junior Jury, Sensory Friendly, Student Screenings, and Afterparty on The Green programs Announced The Montclair Film Festival today announced the final slate of Educational programs and events taking place at the 2015 Montclair Film Festival, May 1-10, 2015. All events are free for participating […]

3/30/15 – The Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Conversation Series Presented by Audible

The Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Conversation Series Presented by Audible Richard Gere, Jonathan Demme, Barbara Kopple, Stanley Nelson, Michael Ian Black, Bobcat Goldthwait, Abigail Disney, John Battsek, Patrick Wilson, and Jonathan Alter headline the festival’s Conversation schedule March 30, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) today announced the 2015 Conversation Series, presented by […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces Special Live Performance Sam Green + Yo La Tengo To Perform The Live Documentary The Love Song Of R. Buckminster Fuller on May 7th, 2015

Montclair Film Festival Announces Special Live Performance  Sam Green + Yo La Tengo To Perform The Live Documentary The Love Song Of R. Buckminster Fuller on May 7th, 2015 March 10, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) today announced that filmmaker Sam Green and critically acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo will perform […]

Sue Hollenberg Named Education Director Of The Montclair Film Festival

Sue Hollenberg Named Education Director Of The Montclair Film Festival February 24, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced today the appointment of Sue Hollenberg as Education Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to launch and manage the MFF’s year-round film and media education initiatives and community partnerships. “We […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces February Programs and Events

For Immediate Release Montclair Film Festival Announces February Programs and Events  Oscars’™ Eve Party, Black History Month Screenings, Seymour: An Introduction Headline February Calendar January 15, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced a slate of film screenings and events for the month of February. Kicking off with a special pre-release screening of Ethan […]

Montclair Film Festival Annual Poster Contest Winner Announced

Montclair Film Festival Annual Poster Contest Winner Announced Montclair Resident Amanda Ansorge’s Design Chosen for MFF’s 2015 Festival Campaign January 12, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced today that Montclair resident and graphic designer Amanda Ansorge’s design has been selected by the festival to serve as the MFF’s 2015 Festival Campaign. The design, […]

Montclair Public Schools and the Montclair Film Festival Announce Broad Based Community and Educational Partnership

New Collaboration to Develop World Class Film Initiatives, Learning Opportunities and Professional Development for Montclair Students December 11, 2014 – Montclair, New Jersey, The Montclair Public Schools (MPS) and the Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced today the creation of a new broad based partnership that will build a series of community-based professional development and learning […]

The Montclair Film Festival Open For Film Submissions, Fall Education Programs And Partnerships Announced

The Montclair Film Festival Open For Film Submissions, Fall Education Programs And Partnerships Announced Festival Now Accepting Films for Consideration, Kidz Shortz Competition Launch, New Partnership with Montclair Art Museum Announced November 3, 2014, Montclair, NJ— The Montclair Film Festival today announced the opening of its annual film submission process. With opportunities for consideration in […]

MFF Awarded NJ State Council On The Arts Grant

Montclair Film Festival Awarded New Jersey State Council On The Arts Grant July 31, 2014– The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced today the receipt of a $15,000 grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in support of the fourth annual spring film festival in 2015. The grant recognizes MFF’s […]

Tom Hall Named Executive Director Of The Montclair Film Festival

Tom Hall Named Executive Director Of The Montclair Film Festival  July 16, 2014- The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced today the appointment of Tom Hall as Executive Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to replace both founding Executive Director Raphaela Neihausen and founding Artistic Director Thom Powers. “As the […]

MFF 2014 Press Release Addendum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris         908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net MFF 2014 PRESS RELEASE ADDENDUM Opening Night – April 28 7:00 PM Wellmont Theatre Chef  (2014, Jon Favreau) Director Jon Favreau plays a chef who gets fired after clashing with a critic and reinvents himself in a food truck on a cross-country trip. […]

2014 Montclair Film Festival Announces Lineup Of Over 90 Films & Events Set For April 28-May 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris         908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net 2014 MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF OVER 90 FILMS & EVENTS SET FOR APRIL 28-MAY 4 Over 100 special guests to attend including conversations with Kevin Smith, Julie Taymor, Stephen Colbert, Nelson George, Michael Moore (Montclair, 4/3/14)  – Continuing to grow in […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces Third Annual “Behind the Screen: Media Careers” on Saturday, November 23rd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris         908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net Stu Zakim            732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL “BEHIND THE SCREEN: MEDIA CAREERS” ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd Free Day of Seminars for Those in High School, College, and Students of All Ages   (Montclair, October 29, 2013) […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces Contest To Design 2014 Official Poster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris         908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net Stu Zakim            732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CONTEST TO DESIGN 2014 OFFICIAL POSTER Deadline for Submissions is November 25th (Montclair, October 3, 2013) – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), in partnership with The Montclair Art Museum today announced the […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces 3rd Annual Kidz Shortz Filmmaking Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris                908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net Beth Taylor Hart         201.757.3667             bethart@gmail.com Stu Zakim                   732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com   MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 3rd ANNUAL KIDZ […]

2014 Montclair Film Festival To Be Held April 28 – May 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Abbe Harris         908.233.7990             abbe@caramar.net Stu Zakim            732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com 2014 MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD APRIL 28 – MAY 4  Submissions now being accepted in all categories Montclair NJ, 9/25/2013 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), quickly growing in stature as a regional […]

Montclair Film Festival Sponsors 4th Annual Summer Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Stu Zakim             732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com Abbe Harris         908.233.7990              abbe@caramar.net MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL SPONSORS 4th ANNUAL SUMMER SERIES Free Outdoor Family Friendly Screenings to Run Throughout the Summer of 2013 (Montclair, June 1, 2013) – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced today that its free family film summer screening series, has returned for […]

2013 Montclair Film Festival Announces Lineup Of Over 80 Films & Events Set For April 29-May 5

FOR RELEASE, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013 Contact Stu Zakim             732-754-9051            stu@bridgestrategic.com Abbe Harris         908.233.7990              abbe@caramar.net 2013 MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF OVER 80 FILMS & EVENTS SET FOR APRIL 29-MAY 5 Over 100 special guests to attend including Darlene Love (Twenty Feet From Stardom); Lake Bell (In a World…); Montclair director Stacie Passon (Concussion); plus in-depth […]

Kidz Shortz Filmmaking Competition Ongoing; Winners To Be Screened At May ’13 Montclair Film Festival

For Immediate Release Contact Beth Taylor Hart                      201.757.3667              bethart@gmail.com Abbe Harris                             908.233.7990              abbe@caramar.net KIDZ SHORTZ FILMMAKING COMPETITION ONGOING; WINNERS TO BE SCREENED AT MAY ’13 MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL American Express Joins as Sponsor Registration Continues; Second Free Workshop for Participants on February 2nd (Montclair,January 16, 2013) – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), in association with The Montclair […]

Kidz Shortz Filmmaking Competition Announces Winners

For Immediate Release Contact Beth Taylor Hart                      201.757.3667              bethart@gmail.com Abbe Harris                             908.233.7990              abbe@caramar.net MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL’S KIDZ SHORTZ FILMMAKING COMPETITION ANNOUNCES WINNERS; FILMS TO BE SCREENED AT FESTIVAL, APRIL 29-MAY 5 (Montclair, March 1, 2013) -The Montclair Film Festival today announced the winners of their 2013 Kidz Shortz Filmmaking Competition, now in its sophomore year. […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces 2nd Annual Kidz Shortz Filmmaking Competition

For Immediate Release Contact Beth Taylor Hart, bethart@gmail.com Abbe Harris, 908.233.7990, abbepub@aol.com Registration Opens October 15th @ www.montclairfilm.org/kidzshortz  (Montclair, October 2, 2012) – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), in partnership with The Montclair Art Museum and Barista Kids, today announced the launch of the second annual “Kidz Shortz” filmmaking competition. Registration opens on October 15, […]

Montclair Film Festival Announces Inaugural Line-Up May 1 – 6, 2012

IT’S SUNDANCE. ONLY JERSIER. For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lisa Ingersoll Ph: 917-693-0357 press@montclairfilm.org FESTIVAL OPENS WITH SPECIAL SCREENING OF NEW JERSEY COMEDY,THE ORANGES, AND CELEBRATES NEW JERSEY TALENT INCLUDING JUDY BLUME, CHRIS ROCK, PAT CLEVELAND AND OTHERS LIVE PARTICIPATION BY KATHLEEN TURNER, OLYMPIA DUKAKIS, MICHAEL MOORE, PATRICK WILSON AND OLIVER PLATT Montclair, NJ – […]

Montclair Film Festival Celebrates Academy Awards with Pre-Oscar Party

Montclair Film Festival Media Contact Kelly Coogan Swanson (973) 783-6433 kcooganswanson@gmail.com Montclair Film Festival Celebrates Academy Awards with Pre-Oscar Party February 29, 2012 – Montclair, NJ – Montclair Film Festival held its second annual Pre-Oscar fundraiser this past Saturday.  More than 320 film aficionados walked down the red carpet at the Bobbi Brown Loft, skirting […]

Montclair Film Festival Hires Festival Directors Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers

Montclair Film Festival Media Contact Jillian Nannery, The TASC Group (646) 723-4344 jill@thetascgroup.com Montclair Film Festival Hires Festival Directors Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers; Announcement Made at Benefit Event with Stephen Colbert Inaugural Festival Slated for May 2-6, 2012 to Include Comedy Film Competition December 2, 2011 – Montclair, NJ – The Montclair Film Festival […]

Montclair Film Festival and Montclair State University Launch “Behind the Screen: Media Careers 101”

Montclair Film Festival Media Contact Jillian Nannery, The TASC Group (646) 723-4344 jill@thetascgroup.com MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL AND MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY LAUNCH “BEHIND THE SCREEN: MEDIA CAREERS 101” Film Professionals Participate on Panels to Educate Students on Careers in Film (Montclair, New Jersey – November 22, 2011) – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) has announced a […]

Montclair Film Festival and Montclair Art Museum Announce Partnership: First Joint Program – “Kidz Shortz” Film Competition

Montclair Film Festival Media Contact Jillian Nannery, The TASC Group (646) 723-4344 jill@thetascgroup.com Montclair Art Museum Media Contacts Michael Gillespie, 973-259-5134                                                                      mgillespie@montclairartmuseum.org Catherine Mastrangelo, 973-259-5119 cmastrangelo@montclairartmuseum.org Montclair Film Festival and Montclair Art Museum announce partnership First joint program: “Kidz Shortz” short film competition for young people Submission deadline EXTENDED through October 31, 2011 Montclair, NJ, […]

Montclair Film Festival to Hold Exclusive Screening for the Critically Acclaimed Documentary Page One: Inside the New York Time

MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL TO HOLD EXCLUSIVE SCREENING FOR THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY – PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES Montclair Residents David Carr, New York Times Columnist, and Jonathan Alter, Bloomberg Columnist, Join Together for Insightful Audience Discussion Tickets Available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/179366 or directly at the MIFF web site at http://montclairnjfilmfestival.org/ (Montclair, New Jersey – May 25, 2011) – The Montclair […]