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The St. Francis Seminary, a Catholic school to train boys for the priesthood, was built on River Road near the Tewksbury line in 1930. The seminary was closed in 1977.  The building then became part of the Franciscian Retreat and Conference Center.
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<br>These are actors, directors and producers of film who lived in Andover.
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== Laura Bernieri ==
  
 
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* "St. Francis Seminary Lights Drew Thousands of Onlookers,"'' Andover Townsman'', December 18, 2005.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0076904/ IMBD Laura Bernieri]
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'''Next Stop Wonderland'''
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*"Lights, Camera, Actions in Our Own Backyard (Next Stop Wonderland), ''Eagle Tribune'', December 26, 1999
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'''Her Proper Place: 100 Years of Women in Andover'''
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*Wives Lend their Voices, Lives to Film. (''Her Proper Place'', about Phillips Academy spouses) ''Andover Townsman'' March 5, 1998.
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'''Delta Rising''' - A Blues Documentary
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== Mark Grant ==
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Mark Grant is a screenwriter and co-producer of television series including Perfect World and Empty Nest
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See
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1157833/ IMBD Mark Grant]
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'''Serial Intentions'''
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*"Finishing Up Serial Intentions", Townsman, February 8, 2001
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*"Grant Writing Leads to Independent Serial Intentions", Townsman, August 17, 2000
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== Robin Hessman ==
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Robin Hessman grew up in Andover and is a graduate of Brown University with a dual degree in Russian and film. She spent eight years in Russia at the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography, as well as directing Ulitsa Sezam, the Russian-language Sesame Street.
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*[http://www.pbs.org/pov/myperestroika/bio.php Robin's Biography]
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*[http://www.newday.com/filmmakers/Robin_Hessman.html Form New Day Films]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1623464/ IMBD Robin Hessman]
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'''Portrait of Boy with Dog''' - *Robin and her co-director James Longley won an Academy Award For "Portrait of Boy with Dog" when they were both students in 1994.
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*"Film Wins Global Audience", ''Eagle Tribune'', July, 12, 1994
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'''My Perestroika''' - This documentary premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival as part of the US Documentary competition.
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*"End of an Era Captured on Film: Andover Filmmaker Tells Stories of the Last Generation of Iron Curtain Kids", ''Townsman'', April 7, 2011, page 14
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=my%20perestroika&ft=&l=5&d=0&f=g&av= My Perestroika]<br>
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== Matt McDermott ==
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An actor.
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1281979/ Matt McDermott IMBD]
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*"Local Teen's Direction is Hollywood", Townsman, March 27, 2005
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'''The Hollow'''
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*"Matt McDermott wins award for excellence for the Hollow at Tambakos Film Festival and Video Competition" Town Crossings, April 20, 2001
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'''Miracle Dogs'''
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*a television Movie
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== Melanie Perkins ==
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Melanie Perkins is a director and writer of television documentaries.
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See
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3148803/ Melanie Perkins IMBD]
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'''Have You Seen Andy'''
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*"Andover Film Director Nominated for an Emmy", ''Townsman'', August 18, 2008 - a documentary about a lost Andover boy.
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== Alex Perry ==
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An Andover native and Bridgewater State College student Alex Perry is winning awards for filmmaking in Campus MovieFest
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'''Scrabble, The Motion Picture'''
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Alex Perry won northern regional finale of Campus MovieFest
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*"Andover Native Makes Award-Winning Short Film", June 17, 2009
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'''Grass Grow Green'''
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June 3, 2010
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*"Andover's Perry Takes Aim at National Recognition: Filmmaker Plans Hollywood Careers", ''Townsman'', June 3, 2010
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*"Aspiring Film Maker on Target, ''Townsman'', June 3, 2010
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== Jackson Quinn ==
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A Filmmaker who won awards in the Homegrown Film Festival.<br>
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See
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*"Lights, Camera Action in Our Own Backyard (Ravol's Van Wounded Bird and Spread the Love Around() won awards in Homegrown Movie Festival" Eagle Tribune, ''Eagle Tribune'', December 26, 1999
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== Stephen Stapinski ==
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Stephen Stapinski, a native of Andover, is an actor, director and producer who has appeared in 10 films. <br>
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See
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1100320/ IMBD Stephen Stapinski]
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'''Sporting Dog''' - A short film based on a mystery short story called "Child Support".
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*"Dog Fetches Award for Andover Producer" Andover Townsman, September 30, 1999
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*"Film Wins National and International Awards: Best Short Film in Festival (CMJ Independent Film Channel)", Eagle Tribune, July 12, 1994
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*"Local Film Company Runs with the Big Dogs", ''Townsman'', September 30, 1999 - Stephen acted in and directed this film.
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== Bruce Twickler ==
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Bruce Twickler is a producer, director, and writer for documentaries and television movies.
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See
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2331164/ Bruce Twickler IMBD]
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'''Damrell's Fire'''
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*"Forgotten Fire-Stopper", ''Townsman'', July 13, 2006 - A Documentary about Boston's Chief John Damrell who applied hist technical understanding of fire fighting to the establishment of new building codes as a  result of the Boston Fire of 1872 or [http://www.damrellsfire.com/Boston_1872_Fire_1.html Damrell's Fire].
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These are actors, directors and producers of film who lived in Andover.

Laura Bernieri

See


Next Stop Wonderland

  • "Lights, Camera, Actions in Our Own Backyard (Next Stop Wonderland), Eagle Tribune, December 26, 1999


Her Proper Place: 100 Years of Women in Andover

  • Wives Lend their Voices, Lives to Film. (Her Proper Place, about Phillips Academy spouses) Andover Townsman March 5, 1998.



Delta Rising - A Blues Documentary

Mark Grant

Mark Grant is a screenwriter and co-producer of television series including Perfect World and Empty Nest

See


Serial Intentions

  • "Finishing Up Serial Intentions", Townsman, February 8, 2001
  • "Grant Writing Leads to Independent Serial Intentions", Townsman, August 17, 2000


Robin Hessman

Robin Hessman grew up in Andover and is a graduate of Brown University with a dual degree in Russian and film. She spent eight years in Russia at the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography, as well as directing Ulitsa Sezam, the Russian-language Sesame Street.

See


Portrait of Boy with Dog - *Robin and her co-director James Longley won an Academy Award For "Portrait of Boy with Dog" when they were both students in 1994.

  • "Film Wins Global Audience", Eagle Tribune, July, 12, 1994


My Perestroika - This documentary premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival as part of the US Documentary competition.

  • "End of an Era Captured on Film: Andover Filmmaker Tells Stories of the Last Generation of Iron Curtain Kids", Townsman, April 7, 2011, page 14

Matt McDermott

An actor.
See


The Hollow

  • "Matt McDermott wins award for excellence for the Hollow at Tambakos Film Festival and Video Competition" Town Crossings, April 20, 2001

Miracle Dogs

  • a television Movie


Melanie Perkins

Melanie Perkins is a director and writer of television documentaries. See


Have You Seen Andy

  • "Andover Film Director Nominated for an Emmy", Townsman, August 18, 2008 - a documentary about a lost Andover boy.


Alex Perry

An Andover native and Bridgewater State College student Alex Perry is winning awards for filmmaking in Campus MovieFest

Scrabble, The Motion Picture Alex Perry won northern regional finale of Campus MovieFest

  • "Andover Native Makes Award-Winning Short Film", June 17, 2009


Grass Grow Green June 3, 2010

  • "Andover's Perry Takes Aim at National Recognition: Filmmaker Plans Hollywood Careers", Townsman, June 3, 2010
  • "Aspiring Film Maker on Target, Townsman, June 3, 2010



Jackson Quinn

A Filmmaker who won awards in the Homegrown Film Festival.
See

  • "Lights, Camera Action in Our Own Backyard (Ravol's Van Wounded Bird and Spread the Love Around() won awards in Homegrown Movie Festival" Eagle Tribune, Eagle Tribune, December 26, 1999


Stephen Stapinski

Stephen Stapinski, a native of Andover, is an actor, director and producer who has appeared in 10 films.
See


Sporting Dog - A short film based on a mystery short story called "Child Support".

  • "Dog Fetches Award for Andover Producer" Andover Townsman, September 30, 1999
  • "Film Wins National and International Awards: Best Short Film in Festival (CMJ Independent Film Channel)", Eagle Tribune, July 12, 1994
  • "Local Film Company Runs with the Big Dogs", Townsman, September 30, 1999 - Stephen acted in and directed this film.


Bruce Twickler

Bruce Twickler is a producer, director, and writer for documentaries and television movies.

See


Damrell's Fire

  • "Forgotten Fire-Stopper", Townsman, July 13, 2006 - A Documentary about Boston's Chief John Damrell who applied hist technical understanding of fire fighting to the establishment of new building codes as a result of the Boston Fire of 1872 or Damrell's Fire.





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