The Soon to be Deceased Accepted into Film Festival

By Sam Kench My western short “The Soon to be Deceased” was accepted into the New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival. The short will be shown at Red River theaters in Concord NH on May 24th. To go along with the news I released a short blooper reel from the short.    

NRHS Project Promise Head Not Qualified for Job

By Sam Kench When Beth Colby left the district this school year her job of running after school Project Promise and handling the school’s ELO program was split into two positions. Amy Yeakle took over the ELO side of her duties, and the Project Promise aspect was filled by Lori Lane. Before Christmas break Ms….

Movie Recommendation of the Week #6

Assault on Precinct 13 For some reason a lot of people seem to think that Halloween was John Carpenter’s first movie. It was actually his 3rd feature length film and it wasn’t even his first great film. Assault on Precinct 13 was John Carpenter’s 2nd feature film and it came out in 1976, two years…

The Soon to be Deceased (Original Western Short Film)

I recently released my western short film on youtube titled “The Soon to be Deceased” I wrote, directed, edited, and acted in the short. The other actors in the short are Shaun Hathaway, Andrew Fortier, and Emmett Morrill. Here’s a little written behind the scenes. The Soon to be Deceased was filmed in one day…

A Yes Son That is a Lion Christmas Carol

I do a sketch show called “Yes Son That is a Lion” and this year we made a Christmas Special. It’s our comedic interpretation of the classic Charles Dickens story. It’s funny, it’s sad, but most of all it’s christmassy. So give it a watch, it’ll keep you in the holiday spirit until new years….

A Descent Into Insanity Double Feature Movie Premiere

The Newfound Film Making Club (NFMC) will host a double-feature movie premiere event on June 26 starting at 6:00 pm at the Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton, NH. The club will be showing two of it’s original short films. Both are horror movies with a similar theme of “descending into insanity”, but each is filmed in a very different style….

Scavenging Episode 2 ~ A web series filmed in New Hampshire

This episode picks up right where the first episode left off. The two protagonists JuanDingo and Alverez have just killed the guy that attacked them, and are now able to see what is in that mystery case. They accept a dangerous mission to plant a bomb. The bomb alerts nearby “Enemies”. That is where the…

SNOB Festival Reviews Part 2 ~ By Sam

The Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) Film Festival “is a grassroots effort to showcase and support independent filmmaking. It strives to bring films to the area that local audiences might not otherwise see. ” I saw a total of 23 films, mostly shorts, and here are a few of my reviews. The Eater: Rating 2/10…

SNOB Film Festival Reviews ~ by Sam

On September 16th and 17th I volunteered at the Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) Film Festival. This event is in its 10th year, running four days and screening 60 independent films from around the world. I spent most of my time working and watching movies at the Red River Theatre in Concord, NH. It was…