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David Spade Joins Lineup of Special Guests Attending the 2018 New Hampshire Film Festival

David Spade’s starring role in Father of the Year as a dad in Deerfield, NH, brings him back to the Granite State this month! On Saturday, October 13, he’ll be participating in a lively Q&A session following the screening of the film at the 18th New Hampshire Film Festival, which is taking place October 11 – 14 in downtown Portsmouth, NH.

Other special film industry guests attending the New Hampshire Festival this year include:

  • Tim Herlihy, writer and co-producer of Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, and The Wedding Singer.
  • Victoria Arlen, the subject of the documentary, Locked In, which highlights her emergence from a three year coma with no hope of walking to starring on Dancing With the Stars.
  • John Viener, actor, voice actor, and producer for Family Guy, Our Cartoon President,and Phineas and Ferb. 
  • Crossroads director Ron Yassen and the subject of his documentary, Bobby Selkin, who led a lacrosse team of at-risk youth on an inspiring journey.
  • Love, Gilda producer, Meryl Goldsmith.
  • Chris Stinson and Amy Greene, the producers of drama All Creatures Here Below, the story of a desperate young couple on the run,and Leave No Trace, the story of a veteran suffering from PTSD who lives with his teenage daughter in a public park.
  • Actress Rae Dawn Chong, who is best known for her roles in the films Quest for Fire, Beat Street, The Color Purple, Commando and Time Runner.
  • Director/writer of MaineMatthew Brown, which is about a woman’s soul-searching trek on the Appalacian Trail.
  • The majority of directors of the films featured in the festival’s New Hampshire Program.

“It takes an army of people to make films including directors, actors, filmmakers, screenwriters, and producers,” said Nicole Gregg, executive director of the New Hampshire Film Festival. “We are incredibly honored to have so many attending this year’s festival.”

The 2018 New Hampshire Film Festival’s program features over 100 independent films, great parties, film industry panels, a screenplay competition, and workshops for young local filmmakers. Between films and events, attendees can enjoy dining and shopping in Portsmouth since all of the festival’s venues are conveniently located downtown. Pass pricing is also accessible, starting at $40 for a full day of films and events.

Don’t miss out on the fun! Get your pass today!



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