The Bostonwood Boom | BU Today | Boston University


The Bostonwood Boom | BU Today | Boston University.

An awesome story on Hollywood in New England…. great stuff!  And to add that the beat goes on when several films will be made here in New England over this upcoming Summer… New Englnad will be shining with words like,Lights,Camera,Background and Action!  Upcoming films to be shot…GrownUps2, in Marblehead ,Mass Labor Day in Boston and The Way Way Back with Steve Carrel in Marshfield Mass. We all know that NEHollywood loves this!

Steve Carell may film ‘The Way, Way Back’ in his hometown of Marshfield, MA


Steve Carell may film ‘The Way, Way Back’ in his hometown of Marshfield, MA.

This will be great…There was another report from Entertainment sources stating that Carell will film The Way Way Back in Marshfield…so this backs it up so to speak…Work for those who want to get in on this..and alot of PR for Marshfield Mass! NeHollywood  loves this!

Hollywood East: The Reel Deal Saturday May 5th

I am plugging this as much as possible for the greatest casting director on the South Shore…Jodi Purdy-Quinlan of South Shore Casting for her event this weekend…A must attend event for all who want to know everything Hollywood East !

  • Saturday, May 5, 2012
  • 1:00pm until 6:00pm
Casting Director
Jodi Purdy-Quinlan


Hollywood East:
The Reel Deal

Do you want the Scoop?

Ins &Outs
Do’s & Don’ts
Who’s Who & Who Isn’t
What’s Hot & What’s Not
Where to Go & Where Not
What’s Real & What’s Not
What to Pay & What Not Pay?

Jodi Purdy-Quinlan has been a professional in the New England Film, Television and Theater Industry since 1980. She has worked as a SAG-AFTRA Actress, Production Assistant, Producer, Locations Scout & Manager, Extras Casting Coordinator, Casting Director for both Extra and Principal Roles.

A natural storyteller, Jodi will share her personal experiences from auditioning and being cast by Academy Award Winning Actor, Cliff Robertson in 1981 to watching her 5-year old son being directed by Academy Award Winning Director, Martin Scorese.

Learn about the History of Hollywood East, what’s happening now and what’s coming down the line.

When you walk away from this 5-hour event you will have what you need to successfully maneuver through the world of Hollywood East!!

Cost: $99

Saturday, May 5, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre Foxboro
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jodi Tells All

Jodi shares her stories and tells the Reel Deal about the New England Film Movement known as Hollywood East. Get the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Snack Break and Network

Bring lunch, snack, drink and meet others involved in the Industry.

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Show & Tell with Jodi

All participants will be eligible for a drawing to share with Jodi your experiences, stories, your headshots, resumes and talents. The number selected will depend on time.

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Ask Jodi
Participants are encouraged to take notes and a list of questions to ask Jodi.

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
It’s A Wrap
Jodi will personally say “thank you and goodbye” as each participant exits.

This Seminar is geared towards adults 18+ and Jodi encourages parents of child actors/models/dancers and singers to attend.

Jodi has worked with South Shore Casting, Boston Casting, C.P. Casting, Sande Alessi Casting of LA and Grant Wilfley Casting of NY

Jodi has worked on such projects as “Here Comes the Boom”; “That’s My Boy”; “Paranorman”; “In Your Eyes”; “The Company Men”; “Oxy-Morons”; “Edge of Darkness”; “Grown Ups”; “Bride Wars”; “What Doesn’t Kill You”; “Maiden Heist”; “Pink Panther 2”; “The Game Plan”; “Gone Baby Gone”; “The Departed” and “Mystic River”.

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