Artists' Exchange Awards   1/19/07

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Left side - top to bottom

Filmmakers and audience members network during the "Meet the Filmmakers Party" on opening night in our main gallery where original artwork of John Berberian is on display. The Artists' Exchange showcases two new local artists each month.

(Clockwise on left), The Artists' Exchange Short Film Festival's Event and Promotions Manager, Toni-Ann Baker and local filmmaker, of Two Sisters Productions, (center back), one of their judges, Don Farias, Programming Director of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, (in front of him in blue) Glenna Goodman, AE Short Film Festival Programming Director and local filmmaker of June Visions Productions whose film premiered during the festival, "The Misunderstanding".

On the right, Elaine Mc Kenna-Yeaw, Director of The Artists' Exchange, presents to Jamie Benti, producer/director for The Artists' Exchange Choice Award for Best Comedy for his film "The Pee Pee Dance"

(On right) Elaine Mc Kenna-Yeaw presents The Artists' Exchange Best Documentary Award to Rachel Ferro (on left) for her film "Translate".

On the right, accepting from Elaine McKenna-Yeaw, Director of the Artists' Exchange, The Artists' Exchange Choice Award for Best Student Film is Steve Davis, producer/director for his music film, "Alive and Breathing".

Right side - top to bottom

Handing out one of the main awards, on the left, Steven Feinberg, one of the festival judges and The Director of the RI Film and Television Office. Accepting the award for Best Short and Best Script, is J.P. Disciscio - the Writer/Director of "Bairstow and Miller"

On the left, Steven Feinberg, one of the festival judges, and The Director of the RI Film and Television Office giving out one of the main awards. Accepting the award for Honorable Mention, Chris Sparling: Writer/Director of "Balance".

At The Artists' Exchange, an artists collaborative, at 50 Rolfe Square of Cranston: Inside The Black Box Theatre, just before show time on opening night of The Artists' Exchange First Annual Short Film Festival January 19, 2007.

Making opening announcements before show time, Rich Morra, the Director of The Black Box Theatre and the Performing Arts Director at the Artists' Exchange.

(From the left), Cathy McGillivary, Executive Director of Gateways to Change, (Artists' Exchange is owned and operated by Gateways), (center) - Richard Morra, Director of The Black Box Theatre, and (the far right), Elaine Mc Kenna- Yeaw, Director of the Artists' Exchange.