Thursday April 18, 2013 NEW VOICES AND FUTURE TRENDS
THE CREATIVE PROCESS IN 80 MINUTES: Making A Living In The World Of Film GUEST SPEAKER PROGRAM
Global Heritage Hall, Roger Williams University
How does one become a filmmaker? How do you take an idea and transpose it to the screen? What are the steps? In a freeform discussion, learn from two filmmakers who will share their journey and inspiration.
About our Panelists:
Steven Feinberg is the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Film & Television Office. He formerly spent 22 years in Los Angeles and worked with every major Hollywood studio as a writer, director and producer. Since 2004, in his capacity at the Film & TV Office, he shepherded over $300 million of film and television production into the state, creating thousands of jobs for local talent, crew and small businesses.
He received the first Annual Imaginnaire Award from New England’s Imagine Magazine, has been the Honorary Chairman for Rhode Island's official Academy Award Oscar Night in 2009 and 2012, served as the Vice-President on the Board of Directors for “Celebrate Rhode Island” in 2010 to assist families with heating during difficult times, is a member of the Touro Fraternity, was designated the “Rhode Island
Hospitality Ambassador of the Year 2010” by the Ocean State’s Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, received the George M. Cohan Ambassador Award from the Rhode Island International Film Festival in 2011 and, most recently in 2012, was nominated by the United States Coast Guard for the Department of Defense Joint Civilian Orientation Conference.
Steven studied cinematography at UCLA and film and television production at the prestigious USC Cinema School.
Reshad Kulenovic is a writer/director based in Rhode Island and New York. He has worked in the production department of numerous films and TV shows, including THE EDUCATION OF CHARLIE BANKS and in the camera department for the Newport Jazz Festival. He has been awarded the Antonio Cirino Memorial Art Fellowship and the University of Rhode Island gave him the first ever President's Award for Excellence in Film. For his short film SNOVI he became one of the first artists to be funded by the Heinrich Boll Foundation. Another producer of SNOVI was the Centre Andre Malraux Sarajevo, which also produced Jean-Luc Godard’s NOTRE MUSIQUE. SNOVI has played 20 international film
festivals and was awarded a Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Rhode Island International Film Festival. SNOVI is nominated for a 2011 Student Academy Award. For more information go to: www.snovifilm.com