Fall 2010

It's Back to School for Mill City Studios! With an eye on Education, we work with college students on a multi media platform improving video production.

Visit our College Productions Page for more info.

In addition, MCS takes a trip back to the country and assists Parlee Farms with new distribution of their commercials to FOX, Channel 4, and Comcast reaching a wider audience. Finally, we gear up for a move to Boston!



Bridget Driscoll, President

Summer 2010

What’s New?
While summer is heating up for most of you, at MCS the editors are keeping their cool! We are working on two fronts.

First, after airing our half hour show on NESN with boxing highlights, we are now in post-production for the feature length-boxing documentary. It’s a long process in the studios, as we want to select the best cuts.

The Documentary film you have been waiting for is coming in 2011!
Road to the Golden Gloves

Don’t miss out on the real “FIGHTERS”

In addition to our Documentary film, Mill City Studios is pushing forward with producing Law commercials. We offer Law Firms custom video advertising in high definition for their websites.

Mill City Studios Knocks out the competition!

 


“Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities.”
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Spring 2010

Mill City Studios travels to the cities and gyms of Lynn, Lowell, and Lawrence for some of the back-stories to the New England Golden Gloves. From the Micky Ward Boxing Center to the Lawrence Boxing Club we meet and talk to the boxers about their dreams to be the next champion!
We will be finalizing our shooting for the documentary in June, and moving into post-production. This is the Long Haul! We make our dreams come true!


Daniel A. Henderson – Sculptor

March 2010

Communication Technologies meet nature in Dan Henderson’s sculptures of marble with the Digital De-vo-lu-tion. Henderson from Texas explains the process of making the gigantic sculptures out of stone , granite, and marble. The art work symbolizes the impact of communication on the public and will be displayed in the exclusive artist’s park in New Jersey this spring. See the MCS custom video under businesses.


Boxer “Irish” Joey McCreedy

March 2010

In the steps of legendary “Irish” Micky Ward, professional boxer Joey McCreedy steps into the ring at the Twin River Casino in Rhode Island on Friday March 19th. The Fight is a much-anticipated come back for McCreedy from 2009 when he lost to Otis “Triple O.G.” Griffin. Joey McCreedy trained by Dickie Eklund and Micky Ward gets ready to put it all on the line. Don’t miss our exclusive interview at www.glovesblog.com


 

Faculty member's TV special on boxing garners media interest

02/03/10 Emerson Article

Department of Journalism part-time faculty member Bridget Driscoll, MA '91, directed and executive produced the TV special Fighters: Road to the Golden Gloves, which aired on NESN January 27. The TV special was a highlight of the action footage from Driscoll's documentary Road to the Golden Gloves. Over the past three years, many Emerson students have interned with Driscoll and worked on the documentary.

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Fighters: Road to the Golden Gloves' Captures Boston's Boxing Passion

http://www.nesn.com/2010/01/-fighters-road-to-the-golden-gloves-captures-bostons-boxing-passion.html

New England sports fans are categorized several different ways. We are, of course, a Red Sox Nation and a hockey town, but we also happen to bleed green. Plus, as Robert Kraft put it, "We are all Patriots."

But people are forgetting that this area also has a great tradition of boxing.

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You won't want to miss FIGHTERS a thrilling new action packed television boxing special on the New England Golden Gloves!

Travel with us behind the scenes and into the ring with the amateur fighters and legendary boxer Micky Ward.

Join us as we cover the 2010 Gloves!


January 17, 2010

95.9 WATD Radio Talk show hosts Bill Wilhelm and Arthur Boyle talk with Director and Executive Producer Bridget Driscoll on the Golden Gloves Television special, FIGHTERS.

The half hour TV show on the New England Golden Gloves is set to premiere on NESN Wednesday January 27th at 9:00 pm.

Driscoll recalls how she became involved in producing the Gloves event, and talks about her interviews all the way to the State House.

Sports hosts Wilhelm and Boyle want Driscoll back for a follow-up with listeners after the show airs.



Bridget Driscoll at The West End Gym

November 2009 - Message from Mill City Studios' President

It is with great pleasure that we are thrilled to announce our TV partnership with NESN, the number one New England Sports Network.

Fighters: Road to the Golden Gloves will premiere in a special half hour TV show on Wednesday January 27th at 9:00 pm on NESN.

Don't miss the prime time amateur boxing special of the New England Golden Gloves only on NESN.


SPORTS ILLUSTRATED  SI.COM Oct. 2009

Sports Illustrated Photographer, Damian Strohmeyer partners with Mill City Studios and covers the amateur boxers on their way to the Gloves.  Don't miss out on the multi-media presentation on the SI.COM this Fall!  Mill City Studios goes national on SI.COM with their video of the TV show opening on the New England Golden Gloves.  Watch us on your favorite sports website, SI.COM!


TV Pilot: FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves

Boxing Fans Get Ready!  Coming this Fall to NESN TV, FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves.  Mill City Studios presents the half hour TV Pilot to New England Boxing Fans.  The reality style TV show goes behind the scenes at the New England Golden Gloves in Fall episodes.  The MCS crew covers both the boxing legends like Micky Ward, Tommy Hearns, and Roberto Duran along with the amateur boxers.  Make their dreams come true and be part of the action!  Watch us on NESN!


Pumpkins and Apples Commercial  Parlee Farms Oct. 2009

Don't miss out on the latest MCS TV commercial in a series produced for exclusively for Parlee Farms in Tyngsboro, MA.  Watch people taking hay rides to the orchards and picking Apples and Pumpkins. Mill City Studios gets to have all the fun this Fall at Parlee Farms as we ride along with the kids on the tractor to the fields.  This beautiful New England Farm is set on over 100 acres and provides thousands of people with a "real" farm experience to pick your own apples and pumpkins!  They grow over 40 thousand pumpkins!  The family owned farm is a New England Favorite and the TV commercial will air on Chronicle as they get ready for Columbus Day weekend.


Apples TV Commercial Parlee Farms   Sept. 2009

The Fall series of Parlee Farms TV commercials kicks off with Apples!  Parlee Farms is a New England Favorite and will air their apple commercials produced by Mill City Studios on Channel 5 and Channel 4.  Watch the commercials and then take a trip to Parlee's.  Don't miss out on the Hay ride to the apple orchards and the hay play area for the kids!  Try their juicy crisp apples, a MCS favorite!


Community Public Service Announcement  Sept. 2009

Mill City Studios partners in the community with T.H.E. Farm, located on the grounds at Tewksbury Hospital.  T.H.E Farm is an equestrian program that offers both disabled people and the public with therapeutic riding lessons.  Last year Governor Deval Patrick made possible  a 99 year lease to ensure the longevity of this therapeutic riding program.  Join us in our efforts to help T.H.E Farm expand their riding programs all year long as they plan for an indoor riding facility.  Give your support to T.H.E Farm and help people in need.  This public service announcement is produced by Mill City Studios and is made possible by offering community and media internships to college students.


Community Public Service Announcement August 2009

Mill City Studios partners in the community with The West End Gym, located in Lowell, MA.  The West End Gym is a non-profit organization that provides young people training and experience in amateur boxing.  Arthur Ramalho, owner and director of the West End for over thirty years gives kids a chance.  He offers outstanding boxing programs with the help of volunteers and trained professionals.  Many of the amateur boxers try out for the Golden Gloves Tournament and the younger kids participate in the Silver Mittens Tournament.  Help keep kids off the street and out of trouble.  This public service announcement is produced by Mill City Studios and is made possible by offering community and media internships to college students.


August `09

Mill City Studios winds up the summer with a radio interview for The Boxing Truth located in Los Angeles, CA.  Listen to the podcast where show host Ricardo and John ask Bridget Driscoll about the upcoming TV show on FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves.

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Check out Needo's article on the Golden Gloves as a result of his internship with The Boxing Truth, and congrats to Tino for helping us out and spreading the word!

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Stay tuned for more boxing website interviews!


July `09
Lace up your gloves for the Folk Festival!  Mill City Studios partners with the Blue Shamrock at the Lowell Folk Festival to feature exclusive movie footage of the New England Golden Gloves!
Join us on Friday July 24th – 26th at the Shamrock for a sneak preview of the TV Pilot, FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves.  Get your exclusive limited edition boxing calendar!


June/August  `09

Mill City Studios goes green….atParlee Farms, in Tyngsboro, Mass.  MCS is shooting a series of commercials for the 100 acre farm to be aired on Channel 5 and streamed onto the Parlee website at www.Parleefarms.com
Want to be in the commercial?  Don’t miss the MCS TV shoots for picking Blueberries at Parlee Farms in June!


May 2009

Mill City Studios collaborates with local hip hop artist " DeKay " to produce a theme song and music video for the motion picture FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves


Don’t miss the fights, the action, and the passion  in the  ring! 

Mill City Studios captures the 63rd Annual Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions at Lowell Memorial Auditiorium.  in a never seen before behind the scenes documentary film, FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves.


Follow along with us on our journey from the boxing gyms across New England to back stage at the Gloves with a sneak preview of our exclusive movie trailers streamed on line at millcitystudios.com.  All videos now available on youtube and myspace!
The Mill City Studios crew captured agony of defeat and the glory of victory at the New Englands represented by Lowell, Fall River, Vermont and Conneticut.

Now it’s on to the Silver Mittens beginning Monday evening, February 23rd at the Doubletree Hotel. 


And then on to Southie in March to catch the history and the tradition passed down from generation after generation of boxers in the annual St. Pattys Day Parade!


 

WINTER 2009

The Lowell Sun joins Mill City Studios in covering the Gloves for the upcoming 2009 Documentary. Check out the behind the ring story as Bridget Driscoll interviews boxing trainer Gardner Brooks along side cameraman John Ogden.


Download Lowell Sun Article

Baby it's cold outside! But things are heating up in the boxing ring at Lowell Memorial Auditorium! Join Mill City Studios behind the scenes as we cover the 63rd annual Golden Gloves in January and February. See you Opening Night on Friday January 9th at 7:30!

Mill City Studios is proud to collaborate with the Lowell Sun and the New England Golden Gloves.

Watch all of our movie trailers on FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves featured each week on the Lowell Sun's Boxing Sports website. Click Here.

We're now on MySpace! Come check us out and share with friends!

December 7th the Mill City Studios Crew filmed the annual West End Gym fundraiser at the Billerica Elks.

And you won't want to miss our exclusive interview with Boston's own legendary World Champion Tony De Marco.


 

November/December `08

Get the One Two Punch only at Mill City Studios!

That’s right, we bring you the latest amateur boxing adventures in November and December as we make our way to the Golden Gloves.
Don’t miss out on our exclusive interviews with legendary boxers, Tommy the “HItman Hearns and Roberto Duran in our latest movie trailer. 
Then it’s back to Lowell for the Awards Dinner where we talk to Olympian Boxer Demetrius Andrade and Author Bob Halloran on the Mickey Ward book.
Next we travel to south Lowell and get an exclusive interview with former National Golden Gloves Champion, Ray Jutras, as he takes us down memory lane to the 60’s.


Goody Petronelli
11/20/08
Travel with us to Florian Hall in Brockton as we have lunch with the Veteran’s Boxing Association, Ring 4.
Watch our ringside fight shots of the New England’s in Portland, Maine at the Portland Boxing Club.
Get the inside story on Champion Marvin Hagler with our behind the scenes sneak preview with none other, Goody Petronelli.  Goody shares his history training Hagler at the famous Petronelli Gym in Brockton, Mass.

 

 

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Fall 2008

The Mill City Studios production team documents history with both Legendary Boxers and State Lawmakers on the upcoming movie,
FIGHTERS: Road to the Golden Gloves.

We catch exclusive interviews with “Irish” Mickey Ward, Tommy “the Hitman” Hearns, and Roberto Duran behind the ring. 

On Capital Hill, State Auditor Joe DeNucci, District Attorney Jerry Leone, and Senator Steve Panagiotakos lend their support and reveal personal stories on local boxing.

Stay tuned as we seek exclusive interviews with Boxing Champions Arturo Gatti and Marvin Hagler!

Preview movie trailers at millcitystudios.com