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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Emily Foster, communications & press manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216   Milwaukee Film Hires Sara Meaney to New Chief Marketing Officer Role Organization appoints four new board members, including chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mark Mone, and president of Marquette University, Michael Lovell   MILWAUKEE – Wednesday, February 28, 2018 –

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x2162018 Milwaukee Film Festival Opens Call For Entries Free Entry for All Films; Festival Offers To Pay for Work That Is ScreenedMILWAUKEE – Thursday, January 11, 2018 – Milwaukee Film is now accepting entries for the 10th annual Milwaukee Film Festival. Works of

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216 Milwaukee Film Celebrates 10th Anniversary; Announces 2018 Festival DatesMILWAUKEE – Thursday, December 7, 2017 – Celebrating a decade in the community, Milwaukee Film is excited to announce that the 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival will take place from October 18 – November

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216Chicago Fire and American Crime Cinematographer to be Featured in 2017 Lighting Expo Big Chair Studio to host event in new 5,000 square foot state of art sound studio MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – The Milwaukee Filmmaker Alliance (MFA) will be holding

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216 Milwaukee’s Film Industry is Bigger Than Beer Film industry grew by 10% (2010-2015); double the rate of local economy MILWAUKEE – Friday, November 10, 2017 – The Milwaukee Filmmaker Alliance is excited to announce the complete results from a study on the

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216Record-breaking Milwaukee Film Festival Attendance; 9% Increase to 84,702 The Blood is at the Doorstep wins Allan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig Audience AwardMILWAUKEE – Wednesday, October 18, 2017 – The 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, announces a 9%

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216Over $140,000 in Cash and Production Services Awarded at Milwaukee Film Festival $87,000 in cash and over $60,000 in production services awardedMILWAUKEE – October 9, 2017 – The 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, is excited to share this year’s

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           CONTACT: Emily Foster, Communications & Press Manager emily@mkefilm.org, 414-755-1965 x216 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Fact Sheet 342 Public Screenings 297 Total Films 120 Feature Films 170 Short Films 7 Virtual Reality Films 57 Fiction Features 62 Documentary Features 1 Super Secret Members Film 8 Classic Films 2 Films on 35mm (Love

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MILWAUKEE – Thursday, September 21, 2017 – Love Jones star, Lorenz Tate, New York City Ballet ballerina and documentary subject, Wendy Whelan, and Rebecca Carpenter, director of Requiem for a Running Back and daughter of a former NFL Packer, are announced as part of the guests lineup for the 2017 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank. Emmy Award-winner, Sam Pollard (ACORN and the Firestorm), and HBO’s Silicon Valley actor, Martin Starr (Infinity Baby), will be returning to the festival for the second year in a row.

MILWAUKEE – Thursday, September 14, 2017 – The Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, announces the opening of its Festival Box Office today in addition to an online box office. The main box office will be located at the Oriental Theatre prior to the start of the festival, with 4 additional locations opening on September 29 at each of their festival theater.

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