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Monday, June 4, 2012

RIFC premiere of "Picnic", casting, doc group resumes


June 4, 2012

LDI Networking tonight.

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.
RIFC official production premieres this Saturday!


The RIFC's Production "The Perfect Day for a Picnic" has been completed and is ready to be screened. Written and Directed by Bob Lucas the script was selected by the 5th Production Committee.


Admission is $5 and includes several short films including the stop motion short, "Cycle of Love" and an encore presentation of The Chair.

Casting for lead roles!

 Upcoming  Scorpio Film Releasing is casting for their newest short film MOTHERLOVE, written by Jennifer Scharf and directed by Richard Griffin.


We are currently filling these four lead roles:


HANK - Gruff former police officer. Alcoholic. Father. 
SHARLENE - Female, work at home mother. Frustrated. 
GARY - Layabout son to Hank and Sharlene. 
APRIL - Pretty, kind-hearted and slightly naive. 

Auditions will be held on June 4th and 5th from 7pm to 9pm at the Pawtucket Visitor's Center at 175 Main Street in Pawtucket.

Please bring a headshot and current resume (Or e-mail it in advance to scorpiodirector@gmail.com) Readings will be from the screenplay, so no need to prepare a monologue. 


Casting for PSA!



 Charlestown, Rhode Island 


Shoots Friday - June 8, 2012
Approximately 8am - 12pm


All ethnicities


Male  to portray 40-50 years old
Female to portray 40-50 years old

To portray:
"College educated, everyday Rhode Islanders"


Non-Speaking Roles


Pictures only.  click this to send a photo


They will be casting from these photos.  
Early bird registration for the 48-Hour Film Project ends on June 18.


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 $20.
To see more member benefits or to join the RIFC today, visit http://rifcfilms.com/resources/benefits.aspx

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
To submit information for distribution, go to www.rifcfilms.com/blast.aspx
In This Issue
LDI Networking tonight
RIFC film "Picnic" premiere
Casting for lead roles
Non union casting
Registration of the 48 Hour
RIFC memberships available
RIFC space available
Discussion Group
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!
Feel free to bring friends and food to this event.


Upcoming Events-
Documentary Group resumes on the 2nd Thursday


On Thursday, June 14 at 7pm, this group invites filmmakers to get feedback on their work and discuss the process of filming reality. This group is for amateurs and professionals alike. We discuss each other's work, projects in the planning stages, and have guest speakers on special topics. Occasionally, we watch a documentary together and discuss it. Speakers and presenters have included winners of Emmys, Sundance Awards, Fulbright Awards, funding experts and authorities on sound recording, lighting and camera technology.
Upcoming Events-
Monthly Networking meeting on June 12


On Monthly Networking Meeting
Tue Jun 12 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time
Wild Colonial, 250 South Water St. Providence, RI


There is no charge for this event.

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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Rhode Island Film Collaborative | 951 North Main St. | Providence | RI | 02904


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