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Sunday, July 29, 2012

48HFP: Best of Providence

 July 30 2012
Best of Providence 48HFP

This year's 48 Hour Film Project will have its Best of Providence event on August 4th.  Festivities begin at 7pm when we'll screen the films, then hand out awards before convening in a nearby hall for an after party.  Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the event, or here.

It all goes down in Sapinsley Hall on the RIC campus. We congratulate the makers and look forward to watching these films:

"Date?" by Wax Idiotical Films  
"Dear Albert" by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1 (Group A Audience Favorite) 
"Diving for Answers" by Not Those Other Guys (Group E Audience Favorite)
"Drama" by Mars Gas Studios 
"Go Home" by Lost Key Productions 
"The Greatness" by Tough All Over 
"Horseshoe Crab" by Charlotte's Feet 
"It Happens" by y2Kevin Productions (Group F Audience Favorite)  
"Relax" by Stand Up Films 
"Time! Travel! Science! Now!" by Open Door Productions (Group B Audience Favorite) 
"Uprooted" by Hawkeye Studios (Group C Audience Favorite) 
"Vlog" by Four Frogs Productions 
"Wakeless: The Disambiguation of Somnambulism" by Mar Mirada Movies 
"What I Didn't Do at the End of the World" by spanky & the king (Group D Audience Favorite) 
"Wiped" by 508 Films  

Rhode Island International Film Festival

The 16th annual Rhode Island International Film Festival runs from August 7th through the 12th.  By focusing on shorts, RIIFF is able to screen 200 films in just six days - giving audiences the chance to see films of every genre from seemingly every corner of the world.  By using Festival Genius, the RIIFF online schedule allows you to peruse titles, check off those that interest you, and instantly find out about screening conflicts so you can best plan your week.

Here, you can watch trailers for many of this year's films. 

Want to volunteer at this year's festival?  Yes you do.

Noteworthy events include:

Aug 7: Opening Night will be a series of international shorts

Aug 8: Meet & Greet at the RIFC, covering the topic of Rhode Island film making

Aug 9: Steven Feinberg (head of RI Film & Television Office) moderates a discussion on the topic of independent film making in Rhode Island.  9am at the Providence Biltmore

Aug 11: "Local Night" features locally produced shorts.  8:30pm at Bell St. Chapel

Rock & Reel

This October, local filmmakers and musicians will be matched up and challenged to make a narrative music video in Rock & Reel  The website is currently live so go check out the information, sign up for email updates, or simply bask in the site's elegant simplicity. 

Bust out your blue screens and He-Man haircuts and let's make some videos.

Key Positions on "Misconceptions"

Nicholas Iandolo wrote a short film called "Misconceptions" and he sent it to us. Evan Hatten wrote to us and is now going to direct it.  See easy that was?  By expressing interest and describing your qualifications, YOU TOO can work on this project.   Getting on a set is tough, and landing a key position can be nearly impossible - the people at RIFC Productions want to help you overcome this.


We are currently accepting applications for: 

Director of Photography


Production Designer

Production Manager


If you are interested in the opportunity to work on "Misconceptions", email  productions@rifcfilms.com.  Include the position for which you are applying in the subject line and state your case.  If you have more enthusiasm then experience, don't let that dissuade you:  We're in the business of giving the right people a chance to show what they can do.   


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In This Issue
Best of Providence
Rock & Reel
Cat Scratch
Murder University
Become a Member

Congratulations to everyone at
The Woodhaven Production Company, who recently began filming their new film "Self-Storage".  Tom DeNucci writes and directs with a cast including Eric Roberts, Michael Berryman, Jonathan Silverman as well as countless local talents.
"Villanelle" Premieres 

Not just a form of poetry, "Villanelle" is also a new feature film from Cut to the Chase Productions.  The trailer showed before each of the 48HFP screenings (including "family friendly" night because I'm a moron) and you'll have your chance to see the complete work at its premiere on August 18th at CinemaWorld 
"Cat Scratch" Premieres 

Another hit with 48HFP audiences was "Cat Scratch".  This Christian de Rezendes-directed short will premiere at the Brooklyn Coffee & Tea House's Film Showcase on Thursday, September 6th. 
"Murder University" Premiere

Scorpio Film Releasing, creators of "The Disco Exorcist",
will have the world premiere for their feature film "Murder University" on August 5th. 
Showings will be at 7pm & 9pm at CinemaWorld.  Tickets are $10 (advance tickets available)   
The film is directed by Richard Griffin ("Nun of That"), written by Lenny Schwartz and produced by Ted Marr ("Atomic Brain Invasion") and Kristin Kayala ("The Disco Exorcist").   
RIFC Membership 
Show your love and support for the Rhode Island Film Collaborative by becoming a premium member.

The 48 Hour Film Project, a wide array of classes, RIFC Productions, tax credit impact research, free specialty groups (such as acting, writing, documentary, production, VFX, film theory)... the RIFC provides numerous resources to area filmmakers and this is a great way to show your support.

A full year is only $20, and comes with
significant benefits.

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