HEAVENLY ANGLE: July 13 & 20

MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (MIFF) From Oscar winner, On Golden Pond creator and last year’s guest at MIFF, Ernest Thompson, comes a hoot with a heart. Heavenly Angle follows a has-been Hollywood director as he tries to swindle New Englanders into investing in a film he doesn’t plan to make, only to find out that there may be no better place to make a movie with real people. It’s a riotous follow-up to last year’s

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Guess Who’s IT?

MOVIE MAKER ERNEST THOMPSON After decades in the movie business, hobnobbing with the stars and working as an actor, director, writer and producer (oh, and winning an Oscar for adapting his immortal stage play “On Golden Pond” for the screen), you’d think that Ernest Thompson might be slowing down, but he seems to, in fact, be starting over. His latest films, both made on almost non-existent budgets and filmed around his home in his beloved

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“Time and Charges” Movie Trailer

INTEGRITY HAS A PRICE After receiving a standing ovation at the Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) and a very warm welcome at MIFF By-the-Sea, featuring “the best of MIFF,” TIME AND CHARGES screened at the Big Apple Film Festival in New York City, receiving an equally exultant response. Encompassing nearly four years from inception to completion, TIME AND CHARGES was offered by Ernest and his Whitebridge Farm Productions partners Morgan Murphy and Lori Gigliotti Murphy

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Cast and Crew and Other “Heavenly Angels”

PRIVATE SCREENING AT THE FLYING MONKEY HEAVENLY ANGLE had a riotous premiere at the Woods Hole Film Festival in August and is moving on to other festivals and now it’s time to CELEBRATE all the time, talent and generosity that went into making this remarkable movie. Join Ernest and Morgan and Lori and the rest of the Whitebridge Family at the beautiful Flying Monkey Theatre in Plymouth, NH on Sunday, October 13 at 6pm. The

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“Heavenly Angle” Movie Trailer

I COULD BE YOUR ANGEL After a riotous premiere at the Woods Hole Film Festival, HEAVENLY ANGLE played to nonstop laughter at the Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) and to more laughs at MIFF By-the-Sea in Bar Harbor. We had a gratifying homecoming at Plymouth’s fabulous Flying Monkey Theatre and other screenings are in the works, as well, so stay tuned. Like TIME AND CHARGES, HEAVENLY ANGLE was offered by Whitebridge Farm Productions as On Location Training but this

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Big Apple Film Festival ~ November 10

NEW YORK CITY SCREENING After an exultant reception at the Maine International Film Festival in July and at MIFF By-the-Sea last month, Ernest Thompson’s film TIME AND CHARGES is heading to the Big Apple. Ernest will introduce the movie and host a Q&A afterwards. Tickets go on sale October 7 Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Sunday, November 10 at 4:30 pm Tribeca Cinemas 54 Varick Street (corner of Canal St.) New York City, NY 10013  

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Passion and Politics

TWO NEW FILMS FROM WHITEBRIDGE FARM PRODUCTIONS by Ernest Thompson ~ ELYSIAN FARM – A complicated young man rescues a little girl from her abusive parents and is instantly suspected of kidnapping. And the chase is on.   PLATO’S PARTY – A college professor is far more interesting, witty and intelligent than the presidential candidates whose debate he’s moderating and is approached to run as a favorite son.   I’ve spent four years scripting and directing, acting

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MIFF By-the-Sea 2013

SCREENING IN BAR HARBOR How about a weekend on the Maine coast and a great movie? Ernest Thompson’s film TIME AND CHARGES has been chosen as an official selection for the MIFF By-the-Sea Film Festival. The movie premiered at the Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) in July, where it played to a very enthusiastic audience. Ernest will be in Bar Harbor to introduce the movie and host a Q&A after each screening. Friday, September 13 at

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Open Auditions/Interviews

WHITEBRIDGE FARM’S SECRET PROJECT IS…a secret (shhh) You have secrets, too, and we want to hear them. SUNDAY, MAY 19 from 1:30 – 4:30 pm 83 Hanover Street, 3rd floor, Manchester, NH The subject is LOVE and DATING. Whatever your age, marital status, sexual persuasion and level of optimism, cynicism, or complete and utter feeling of defeat and disgust, bring your stories. Also bring a monologue (which you may or may not need), two copies

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Film Premiere

MIFF WEAVES FESTIVAL WITH THREADS OF REFLECTION, RESTORATION AND THE FRESHEST MATERIALS TO BE FOUND by Carol Patton ~ This year once again the Maine International Film Festival created a giant interwoven puzzle to be enjoyed piece by piece by everyone who made the trek to Waterville. For ten days in July Festival Director Shannon Haines and Festival Programmer Ken Eisen created a mix of screenings and events that offered universal appeal and were extremely

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