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

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Registration for 48 Hr open, RIFC memberships available, casting, screening


May 21, 2012

Registration for the 48-Hour Film Project is Now Open


The 48-Hour Film Project comes to Providence July 13 - 15.


Competing teams will have a meager two days to produce the best short film that they can. The Providence winner will go on to compete against short films from around the world.


Sign up soon! Space is limited. Register by June 18 to get a reduced registration fee.

It's time to claim your spot in this year's project. That's right, registration for the Providence 48HFP 2012 is OPEN!! And signing up is as simple as going to our website and clicking the "Register for Providence now!" link. The early bird rate of $140 per team is in effect through Monday, June 18 - after that it jumps up to $160.

Sign up today and save:

As always, 48HFP will bring a wild weekend of filmmaking fun to our city. You'll see filmmakers throughout the city rushing to create a 4-7 min film in only 48 hours. Armed with a genre, character, prop and line of dialogue our fearless filmmakers will make their way through the cinematic jungle and emerge with a creative masterpiece.

Are you up for the challenge? Show us what you've got by registering your team now!!

Not ready to put a team together yet, but know you don't want to miss out on the excitement that is the 48HFP? Put yourself out there via our join-a-team database which is made available to registered teams. If someone is looking for help, they just may call YOU!

Mark your calendars. This year's filmmaking will take place the weekend of Friday, July 13 - Sunday, July 15. The winner of Best Film will go on to represent Providence as it vies for Best Film of the World against 115 other city winners.

Top 3 Reasons to Register Early:
3. Access to database of people looking for a team
2. Save $20 on the fee - available until Monday, June 18
1. No fear of getting stuck on the waiting list

Let's show Providence what 48 hour filmmaking is all about!!

For more information or to register, visit http://www.48hourfilm.com/providence/
RIFC Memberships Now Available
Officially join the RIFC today! Membership will get you special benefits, including RIFC promotion of your work and the ability to rent our theater.
RIFC Memberships are available for a reduced rate of $15 until June 1. After that, memberships will be $20. 
To see more member benefits or to join the RIFC today, visit http://rifcfilms.com/resources/benefits.aspx

LDI Casting Networking Event
On Monday June 4th, LDI Casting will be holding a networking meeting at The Comedy Connection from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Stop by learn about upcoming filmmaking opportunities, changes to RI's Film & Television Tax Credit Incentive and to meet other filmmakers.
Guest speaker will be Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Film Office.
There is a $10 admission fee at the door. All proceeds go to charity.
To RSVP, see the Facebook event page.
Screening of "Human Nature"


 Christopher Ferreira will be screening his new short film "Human Nature" at RIFC's theater in the Pawtucket Visitor's Center on May 25 and 26 at 8 pm.
The film is a emotional drama, focusing on the lives of three people.
The film is about the human condition. What It means to care about other people's lives and our own and how our choices in life can affect not only our own lives, but the lives of those around us in drastic and sometimes fatal ways.
 To find out more about the movie, take a look at the teaser trailer
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 second casting call on 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.
"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
Registration of the 48 Hour
RIFC memberships available
LDI Casting Networking Event
Screening of Human Nature
Casting Call for "Lonesome Thoughts"
"Half Pint" Film Shoot
Stuntmen Needed for Revolutionary War Reenactment
Story Street's Show Ur Shorts
RIFC space available
Discussion Group
Actors Lab
Summer Internship Positions Available
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!
Tonight's screening is Quills, the story of the Marquis de Sade starring Geoffrey Rush and Kate Winslet.
Feel free to bring friends and food to 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 
Summer Internship Positions Available
The RIFC has openings for interns who would be interested in working at the Pawtucket's Visitor Center over the summer.
If you are interested, please send an email to  info@rifcfilms.com with a resume and/or letter of intent.
Become a member for only $20/year.
 Or, just join our mailing list for free.
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