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The Department of Cultural Resources (DCR) became the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) on July 1, 2017 when its divisions, the State Library, State Arts Council and Division of Historical Resources, merged with the Division of Parks & Recreation and the Division of Forests & Lands, formerly of the now-dissolved Department of Resources & Economic Development. The Film Office joined the Department of Business and Economic Affairs on July 1, 2018.

This website serves as an archive of press releases and other information created by the DCR prior to the formation of the DNCR and continues to serve as an important information resource.

For up-to-date information from the DNCR, visit

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Shelly Angers, N.H. Department of Cultural Resources
(603) 271-3136
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NH student filmmakers to shine at film festival, May 20

Now in its 10th year, the 2017 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival will take place at Red River Theatres in Concord on May 20, beginning at noon.

This year’s 24 films include animation, comedy, drama, documentary, music video and public service announcements/commercials. They were chosen from 66 entries submitted by students from 16 high schools and career and technical centers.

Presented by the New Hampshire Division of Film and Digital Media, the festival is an opportunity both for students to have their films shown at a professional venue and for the public to experience the state’s up-and-coming creative talent.

The Jury Award Winner for Best Film of the Festival, Jury Award Runner-up, three Jury Award Finalists and the Public Service Announcement Award will be presented at the festival.

Tickets are $7 and are available at the door or online at For more information about the New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival, visit

The New Hampshire Division of Film and Digital Media, 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 and media production industry and an established network of government agencies, the state's film industry workforce, New Hampshire businesses and local property owners. The Division is responsible for location assistance, public relations, and general production support in an effort to broaden the cultural, educational, and economic impact of film and media production in the state.




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