Cinemagic USA Festival at Emerson
February 03, 2011
Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People will visit Boston for the first time, February 13– 15.
The award-winning Belfast- based film charity is dedicated to entertaining and educating young people through film. The organization offers young people t he opportunity to attend special screenings and participate in master classes and workshops with leading industry professionals. Cinemagic USA is working in partnership with a number of film and television organizations in Boston, which include Emerson, ArtsEmerson, Irish Film Festival Boston, Moody Street Productions, Rule Broadcast Inc., Stuart Street Playhouse, and Berklee College of Music.
“We’re excited that Cinemagic is coming to Boston this year and happy to host screenings and filmmaking workshops for young people,” said Emerson College President Jacqueline Liebergott. “They’ll have a chance to work directly with our accomplished faculty and staff and also be exposed to our production facilities, as well as our wonderfully active student body. We hope the experience inspires future filmmakers.”
Highlights of the Cinemagic USA Festival on the Emerson campus include a screening of the Irish film A Shine of Rainbows (pictured below), directed by Vic Sarin, in association with ArtsEmerson and Irish Film Festival Boston; a documentary production workshop led by Scholar-in-Residence Peter Flynn; a television production workshop led by the Department of Television, Radio, and Film Production; and a presentation on film production by former Massachusetts Film Office Executive Director Nick Paleologos.
A still image from A Shine of Rainbows.