RIFC - Rhode Island Film Collaborative - Independent Films and Filmmakers in RI

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Networking tonight, FilmTeacher wanted, casting, WSBE to air "Thinking through the drink"


May 8, 2012

Monthly Networking Meeting


May 8th, 7-9 pm at The Wild Colonial, 250 South Water Street, Providence

Join the RIFC tomorrow, May 8th, at the Wild Colonial on 250 South Water Street for what promises to be a fun and productive evening.
Meet and speak with other Rhode Island filmmakers to pitch your projects or join others with their own. This event is an invaluable opportunity for collaboration and shouldn't be missed.
Film Teacher Job Opening
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts, located in Woonsocket, RI, seeks a full-time teacher for its innovative Senior Capstone Film Course beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year.  The course, a graduation requirement for all students, is taught in the senior year.  RI Secondary Teacher Certification required.  English certification highly desired.  IF YOU DO NOT HAVE EXPERIENCE IN FILM, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY!  This tenure-track position requires the ability to handle multiple deadlines and prepare students for public exhibition of their films.  For more information on Beacon, visit www.beaconart.org.  Posting to remain open until mid- to late-May.
Applicants must apply through schoolspring.com
Casting Call for "Lonesome Thoughts"
Aprimont Productions requires over 70 extras and 2 leads for an upcoming film titled "Lonesome Thoughts." The two leads are Chuck (aged 25-45, preferably good-looking) and Chuck's son, Kevin (any age is fine, so long as he looks like a clean-cut college student).
Aprimont Productions will hold its casting calls on May 18 and May 25, from 6-9pm, at 125 Main St., Suite 203 in Springfield, MA, 01105.
Prospective actors should email colleengauthier@aol.com with a headshot and resume if you can't attend.
WSBE Airs "Thinking Through the Drink"


On Saturday, May 19th at 7:30 pm and May 20th at 11:30 pm, WSBE will be airing "Thinking Through the Drink," the documentary about the RIFC's anti-DUI program.
This documentary follows four groups of first-time filmmakers as they create films about drinking and driving.
"Half Pint" Film Shoot
Director Duncan Putney is looking to cast two actors and a stunt person for an upcoming film shoot. "Half Pint" is a short film pertaining to World War II, featuring two short-haired, Caucasian Allied soldiers, Ace and Joker. Ace should be 18 to 20 years old, with blue eyes and 5'11'' to 6'1'' in height. Joker should be the same age, though there is no preference in eye color and should be 5'10" to 6' tall. The actors will receive credit on IMDb, meals, gas money for transportation and a clip for a demo reel.
A set dresser and propmaster for French windmill scenes set in 1944 is also required.
Duncan also requires a production assistant to help him with craft services.
A script supervisor and B Camera Assistant are needed as well.
Filming will take place three or four days, some time from May 31 to June 5.
If you are interested or would like more information, please email duncan@ocda.biz . Actors interested in a part should include a photo, and all interested professionals should include a resume.
Stuntmen Needed for Revolutionary War Reenactment
Director Duncan Putney is also looking for two stuntmen to participate in a reenactment of the Battles of Lexington & Concord. One will play a British regular, while the other will assume the role of a member of the colonial militia.
Both should be in their 20s- early 40s and have experience with firearms and stunt falls.
It is preferred, but not required, that the actors supply their own costumes and props. This is a paid, non-union job.
Anyone interested should email lexingtoncasting@gmail.com with a resume, headshot and contact information. Include in the subject line "HISTORY CASTING" and the title of the role you'd like. 
Story Street's Show Ur Shorts
Once Again, Story Street Productions, along with Actor Billy V. and Bobby Kenney invite all New England Filmmakers, Actors, Producer, Directors and Film lovers alike to STORY STREET'S SHOW UR SHORTS, Friday night, June 15th, under the stars, on the patio at THE REHAB, 681 Valley St, Providence, R.I. This is a great opportunity for local artists to show their short films, mingle and meet with others in our growing business. Best short film, as defined by participant voting, shall receive a Show UR Shorts - Audience Choice Award.... Then it's inside to party and dance the night away in one of the coolest new clubs in Providence.

Admission is $15. Seating is limited so advance purchase is advised. Please contact John K. Fiore to submit your short film and please spread the word. You do not want to miss this event.

Film can be any genre and may not exceed 15 minutes in length. Selections are final and based on our panel of judges. 
For more information, see www.facebook.com/events/406870329341356/

RIFC space available to members.
RIFC office and theatre space available to members!


Do you need space for casting, auditions, wardrobe fitting, workshops, seminars or meetings? Or do you want to premiere your movie at the 100 seat Theatre at our space at the Pawtucket Visitors Center? We offer this to RIFC members at very affordable rates.


For more information email: placegleason@rifcfilms.com


Rhode Island Film Collaborative
175 Main St. Pawtucket, RI
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In This Issue
Monthly Networking Meeting
Film Teacher Job Opening
Casting Call for "Lonesome Thoughts"
WSBE Airs "Thinking Through the Drink"
"Half Pint" Film Shoot
Stuntmen Needed for Revolutionary War Reenactment
Story Street's Show Ur Shorts
RIFC space available
Discussion Group
Actors Lab
Upcoming Events-
Discussion Group meets every Monday night
Please join us every Monday, at the RIFC Headquarters, 175 Main St, Pawtucket, at 7:30 pm to sit back and watch a feature movie!
Next week's screening is "Wilde".
There is no charge for this event.


RIFC Actors Lab-meets May 22, 7-9 pm
The RIFC Actor's Collaborative is a workshop for actors and aspiring actors to explore, experiment and play. Writers are encouraged to bring material to have read by the group and directors are invited to scope out the talent. If you have never acted before, you will not find a safer or more encouraging environment to give it a shot.And if you're a writer or director looking to try something out (this happens regularly), get in touch through the link below and let us know what would be helpful!

When: 1st and 4th Tuesday of the month. 7 - 9pm.

For more information email info@rifcfilms.com 
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