Hugh Hanley, Songs from the Circle

Songs From the Circle is a children’s music program filmed in a TV Studio outside of Boston called ACMi, located in Arlington, MA. For more information visit: We all possess an innate ability to make music, an ability which can and should be nurtured in our early years. This nurturing can start in infancy (perhaps even prenatally) with an exposure to rhythmic speech and movement, as well as to simple, pleasant sounds and melody. Songs From the Circle is a show recorded at Studio A at 85 Park Ave, Arlington Heights, MA. This shows needs several camera operators,...

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ACMi Awards 2018

In June 2018, we celebrated our biennial Awards banquet where we honor and acknowledge our volunteers and all of the amazing work they have done over the past two years. The theme was “Telling Today’s Stories with Tomorrow’s Technology,” as ACMi is always at the technological edge, looking for new ways for our producers to create their show. Please enjoy the full program below!   View the program here If you have access to a VR headset (such as Google Cardboard), grab your phone and view 360 images from around town And ask us about reserving our 360...

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Ferris Bueller Remake at ACMi!

Ferris Bueller:  Crowdsourced Boston When: Wednesdays, July 11th and 18th, 6PM-8:30PM Where: Studio A In case you haven’t heard, ACMi is participating in Crowdsourced Boston again! The idea behind this project is for small teams to re-film shot-by-shot scenes from a popular movie with different materials, actors, etc. and combine them into a feature-length film to be shown at Coolidge Corner Theatre in December. If you want to get involved in the fun, then join us on July 11th, where we will be breaking down our scene! Last year, ACMi members filmed three scenes from Back to the Future! Watch it...

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AHS Building Project Recap and Upcoming Forums & Tours

The AHS Building Project Community Forum happened on June 4th, 7-9pm in Arlington Town Hall. Catch up on previous forums and news coverage by watching the videos below. Keep your eyes peeled for future forums and news segments. Learn more here: APN | Arlington Public News: June 28, 2018 In this edition of APN, the new Arlington High School building design vote comes with a surprise. APN | AHS Design Concept Feedback Forum Recap The Arlington High School Building Committee hosted its fifth community forum at town hall recently. Previous forums sought community input about the strengths and weaknesses...

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Summer Filmmaking Boot Camp

Congratulations to all of our fantastic filmmakers! Final Projects For their final projects, members of the Summer Filmmaking Boot Camp were given a genre, character, prop, and line of dialogue as prompts to create a film. Zombie Stew Genre: time travel Character: Selena/Simon Hills as a chef Prop: fish Line of dialogue: “Do you know who you’re talking to?” Salon by the Sea Genre: Sci-Fi Character: Gwen or Gareth Robinson, hair dresser Item: Under the sea creature Line of dialogue: “For the love of my country!”     Day 2 Teams were given a simple dialogue scene to film...

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