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Join the LEF Foundation team on October 15 for a free grant workshop hosted by the Main Street Museum in White River Junction, Vermont. This event is co-sponsored by White River Indie Films.

 Still from LEF-funded film At the Edge of the Sea, by NH-based filmmaker Cozette Russell

This is the end of my fourth and final year as Program Assistant at LEF New England; with complete confidence, I’m handing over my keys to the LEF office to Gen Carmel, who is already showing uncanny job aptitude (she also has interesting insights into independent filmmaking in Beijing - ask her about it!). I’m moving on, which is a little sad, but I’m looking forward to staying in touch with the people I’ve been lucky to get to know during my time at LEF...
It's time to start thinking about applying for LEF's upcoming deadline: production and post-production LOIs are due on Friday, 28 January at 5pm.
It's already time to start thinking about the fall film festivals and your hit list of "must attends," ESPECIALLY for New England filmmakers, should include the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) taking place Sept. 30th through Oct. 3rd! 
Guest blogging on Ted Hope’s TRULY FREE FILM this week, filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly talk about their experience creating and distributing their remarkable documentary film THE WAY WE GET BY.
Among the many satisfying elements of working in the world of documentary funding is seeing a project that your foundation supports gain further recognition, grant support, and accolades from the industry broadly. At LEF, one name that we frequently see stand out in the crowd of funders is CINEREACH.

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