The RI Film Forum is a region-wide educational workshop focused on bringing film production to the Ocean State and creating a constructive dialogue about the future of the film industry. The Forum will consist of three panels: Steven Feinberg Presents Conversations with Rhode Island Filmmakers Chad A. Verdi and Tom DeNucci; New Technology and Transmedia; and Road to the Academy: Programming a Festival.
Panelists include Gary Glassman of Providence Pictures; filmmaker Patricia Chica; Sharon Badal of Tribeca Film Festival; Nicolas Girard Deltruc of Festival du Nouveau Cinema; producer/director, Andrew Lund, filmmaker Jonathan Friesem, and RIIFF Program Director, Shawn Quirk.
At the conclusion of the first panel, Film Office Executive Director Steven Feinberg presented the RHODE ISLAND “PRODUCER OF THE YEAR” AWARD to Chad A. Verdi.
The ROBERT ALDRICH “NEW DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR” AWARD was presented to Tom DeNucci.