The RI International Horror Film Festival came to the Roger Williams University (RWU) campus on Friday, October 18th with a ghoulish presentation.
This free forum began at 10:00 a.m. and provided audiences with the opportunity to meet some of the movers and shakers in the film, horror and sci-fi production scene.
“Behind the Camera Lens,” showcased Steven Feinberg (“Fortress,” “Peter York,” “Pell Grants: A Passion for Education,) Executive Director of the Rhode Island Film & Television Office, the man behind the state’s high profile within the industry, and filmmaking professionals who have successfully made careers within the industry. Panelists included: Patricia Chica (“La promesse,” “Day Before Yesterday,” “Ceramic Tango,”) an internationally renowned independent filmmaker from Montreal, whose work has received countless awards with the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) and other major film festivals worldwide; and, Rhode Island-filmmakers, Anthony Ambrosino and Nick Delmenico whose low-budget horror film, “ALMOST HUMAN” screened at the Toronto Film Festival and was picked up by IFC Midnight. Serving as hosts for the forum were Shawn Quirk, Programming Director at RIIFF and Nick Palermo, President of RWU Film Production Club.