THE RHODE ISLAND FILM FORUM provides the opportunity to become involved with the stars of the Rhode Island film community. This one-day forum will bring together leaders from the film industry in collaboration with Rhode Island decision-makers and community leaders. Additionally, discussion panels will cover the changing nature of the industry and the future of film festivals. Held in the majestic Providence Biltmore Ballroom, the discussion will highlight what’s new on the technical side of filmmaking and how you can fit in to the film community. .

First introduced in 1998 by the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), the popular Rhode Island Film Forum returns for a special symposium on key issues affecting the film community in Rhode Island and surrounding New England. Sponsored by the RI Film and Television Office and the Harrington School of Communications and Media at URI.

Annie Mulhall from LDI Casting & Carolyn Pickman from CP Casting received the RI Film & TV Office Dream Maker awards.

Also, "A Conversation with Kathy Quinn", a discussion of her late husband Anthony Quinn's life and career, moderated by Steven Feinberg.