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September 9, 2005

Matthew Newton, NH Film & Television Office
(603) 271-2220
film@nh.gov

New Hampshire Film and Television Office to hold Filmmakers Roundtable

(Concord, N.H.) – The New Hampshire Film and Television Office will be holding its Fall 2005 Filmmakers Roundtable on Tuesday, September 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the studios of WMUR-TV 9, 100 South Commercial Street in Manchester.

The Filmmakers Roundtable is a forum where New Hampshire’s film and television professionals can meet with the film office and provide ideas and feedback as the office moves forward to support New Hampshire filmmakers and market the state as a filming destination. Attendees will learn about new laws that promote “New Hampshire’s own” and create job opportunities. They will hear how the film office is marketing the state as a filming location and find out more on how the film office is supporting and connecting with New Hampshire’s film industry. Information on recent projects in New Hampshire will also be provided.

“These roundtables are a great opportunity for New Hampshire’s film and television industry to connect not only with the film office but with each other,” says Matthew Newton, Film Specialist with the New Hampshire Film and Television Office. “It’s an exciting time for film in New Hampshire and there’s much to talk about. This gives us a chance to meet face-to-face with our industry professionals and provide them with first-hand information.”

The roundtable is open to New Hampshire’s film and television industry. Anyone interested in attending the roundtable should R.S.V.P. by Friday, September 23 to Matthew Newton at (603) 271-2220 or via e-mail at film@nh.gov.

The New Hampshire Film and Television Office, as part of the New Hampshire Department of Cultural Resources, works to expand business activity and employment throughout the state by acting as a liaison between the film industry and an established network of government agencies, the state’s film industry workforce, and private residential and business property owners. The office is responsible for location assistance, public relations, literature publication and distribution, and general production support in an effort to broaden the cultural and economic impact of film and television production in the state. For more information about Film and Television Production in New Hampshire, call (603) 271-2220 or visit www.nh.gov/film.

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