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IMPORTANT WARNING:

TO ALL RHODE ISLANDERS INTERESTED IN PURSUING CAREERS IN FILM AND TELEVISION
THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

We urge you to be cautious when choosing to work with talent and casting companies.
Be sure to check with the Better Business Bureau at 508-652-4800 or the
State of Rhode Island's Attorney General's Office at 401-274-4400


In partnership with Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) and the Rhode Island Film and Television Office, Rhode Island PBS proudly presents doubleFEATURE,
an exceptional opportunity for our viewers to see artistic, original, award-winning short films from a collection of animation, foreign language, documentary, or fiction films each week.

doubleFEATURE showcases the art of the short film and the artists who make them. Each week, in addition to presenting a selection of two or more short films, between the short films,
Steve Feinberg, director of the RI Film and Television Office, and George Marshall, executive producer at RIIFF, interview filmmakers and industry professionals.

Thursdays at 10:00 PM and Fridays at 8:00 PM RI PBS Channel 36

www.ripbs.org/production/local-programs/doublefeature

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Our KidsEye Discovery Portal editing classes continue throughout 2018 at the RIIFF Offices which are located at The Vets, 83 Park Street, Suite 5, Providence.
Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 a.m.

THE BACKSTORY:
Thanks to a grant from the Champlin Foundation, we have been able to create a media lab in our offices at The Vets that is designed to serve the youngsters who participate in our annual KidsEye Summer Filmmaking Camp. The Camp is now in its 20th year and is held at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. This year's dates: July 9-13, 2018.

We are providing free editing programs for participants and alumni in the camp to better prepare them and enhance their camp experience and media literacy skill set. We will be bringing on board up to four (4) campers per session. All lessons will be one-on-one with supportive materials provided.
We have three editing bays available for the classes being offered along with cameras, audio recorders and a 4K playback system.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Shawn Quirk at our ofice: 401/861-4445 or write to me at georget@film-festival.org

Once accepted into the class, you will receive an e mail confirmation in advance for your planning purposes.

Sincere thanks to Tim Haggerty and Shawn Quirk for bringing these programs online!

Spring 2018 Jewish Experience Series at RWU
April 17, 18, 19 2018

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SENE

10th Anniversary SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival

Five days of films, live music, art exhibits, panels and parties. Meet filmmakers from all over the world, local artists and musicians all in one dynamic festival.


The tenth anniversary is the largest in the festival’s history and will showcase a record 140 films from filmmakers across the country and around the world, five musical performances, two art exhibits, and multiple parties and networking events.

Opening Night Music Event
Tues Apr 24 7pm
The Arctic Playhouse in West Warwick

Join us for a fun evening of music documentary shorts, live music by Dean Cascione and music videos/films
View Tues Schedule

Limelight Party & Art Exhibit
Wed Apr 25 7pm
Warwick Center for the Arts
Join us as we honor this year's Limelight Awards Recipients.

Admission includes art exhibit, live music by The Groms, trailers of upcoming festival films, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beer & wine sponsored by Motif Magazine, soft drinks, desserts
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Films, Music & Art
Thurs Apr 26
Providence/Jamestown/Warwick

Film Screenings at Rhodywood Studio in Providence
Music/Art/Films at Jamestown Arts Center
Art/Films at Warwick Center for the Arts
View Thurs Schedule

Film Screenings
Fri Apr 27
Columbus Theatre & Rhodywood Studio in Providence

Short films and feature films at the Columbus Theatre
View Fri Columbus Schedule

Documentary feature and LGBT short films at Rhodywood
View Fri Rhodywood Schedule

Film Screenings & Closing Party
Sat Apr 28
Columbus Theatre in Providence
Short films, animated shorts, documentary shorts and feature
View Sat Afternoon Schedule
View Sat Evening Schedule

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Press Release

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This is a sampling of short shorts produced in a single afternoon by teen filmmakers at some of the most recent Give Me 5 labs.
http://giveme5ri.org/film-making-labs/films

This is a sampling of short shorts produced in a single afternoon by teen filmmakers at some of the most recent Give Me 5 labs.
http://giveme5ri.org/film-making-labs/films

The first two files listed on this vimeo page (The Puppet and Miscalculations) are two of the student projects from the GiveMe5 lab.
Please enjoy! https://vimeo.com/pcff

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2018 Internships Available With Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival

Interns To Work On Planning For 36th Anniversary Celebration

(PROVIDENCE, RI – March 15, 2018) Internship applications for Summer 2018 are now available for the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF). The Festival is seeking motivated, industrious, self-starting students who care about the community and want to be a part of New England’s largest film festival and its only Academy Award, BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award qualifier.

All internships with Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival are unpaid. A minimum of 15-20 hours per week is expected, although time commitments vary depending on the department. Interns work closely with the Festival staff on timely and compelling projects, many with a current focus on marketing, event planning, educational programs, technical operations, design, and community outreach. Students gain exceptional first-hand experiences helping an innovative, dynamic Festival serve a burgeoning Capital City, the New England region, and its varied mix of programs.

These internships are ideal for students majoring in Political Science, Business Administration, Communications, Film Studies, Advertising, Graphic Design, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, Photography, Hospitality, Computer Science, Web Programming, Accounting, Education, Psychology, Social Sciences, and other related fields.

Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as research,, word- processing, computer, and basic interviewing skills. Students can be assigned to areas related to their academic major or field of interest. Beyond this work, responsibilities may include assistance in a variety of projects, special events, and clerical functions when needed.
For more information, contact George T. Marshall, Executive Director, RIIFF, 83 Park Street, Suite 5, Providence RI 02903. Telephone: 401-861-4445, e-mail: info@film-festival.org. Applications can be downloaded at this URL: http://www.film-festival.org/internship.php

ABOUT THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL:
The Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), has secured its place in the global community as the portal for the best in international independent cinema, earning the respect of domestic and foreign filmmakers, filmgoers and trend watchers. This confluence of art and commerce brought together world-class celebrities, award-winning filmmakers, new talent and audience members in record numbers last year. Ranked as one of the top 10 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is a qualifying festival for the Live Action, Animation and Documentary Short Film Academy Awards through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the Canadian Screen Awards. There are only 10 film festivals worldwide that share this distinction and RIIFF is the only festival in New England. The Festival takes place every August. For more information about RIIFF, please visit www.rifilmfest.org.

From Award Winners To A Timeless Classic, The 2018 Tournées French Film Festival Returns To Roger Williams University

Sixth Annual Program held in collaboration with Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival to feature Six Feature Films and French Shorts; free to the General Public

WHAT: The Sixth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival at Roger Williams University
WHEN: April 2-7, 2018
WHERE: Roger Williams University, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI, www.RWU.edu, Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) 157
WHO: Roger Williams University in collaboration with Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)
HOW MUCH: Free
THIS YEAR’S THEME: Connecting Through Storytelling
WHY: To Celebrate France and the Francophone World.

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BRISTOL, RI (March 24, 2018): Roger Williams University (RWU) and the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) are proud to collaborate in the presentation of the Sixth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme for this year’s Festival is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place over a six-day period, April 2-7, 2018 and will be free to the campus community and the general public. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a $2,200 grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.



Explore new worlds...Join the adventure this April when we take the Festival on the road to partner with Newport Art Museum and Jamestown Art Center. Watch some films, make your own movie and take part in hands-on activities!

Providence Children's Film Festival in Newport!
Newport Art Museum (76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI)

Friday, April 13

4/13 @ 6:00 pm
LIYANA
2018 PCFF Special Jury Award Winner - BEST FEATURE
2018 New York International Children's Film Festival Best Feature Award
We are pleased to bring this award-winning film to Newport! The therapeutic power of storytelling is at the forefront of this genre-defying documentary.
Swaziland is a tiny country with the world's highest HIV infection rate. A tragic consequence are the estimated 200,000 orphans now needing care, many traumatized beyond just losing their parents. At one orphanage, healing takes place through collective story-writing borne from the children's personal experiences. The result is the powerful story of Liyana, a brave and determined girl who sets out to save her abducted twin brothers from many forms of peril.
USA, Qatar, Swaziland / 2017 / In English and SiSwati (with English subtitles) / 77 min
Ages 10+ (strong thematic elements: HIV/AIDS, descriptions of child abuse, alcohol abuse, and situations of peril)

Cost: Member Adult $8 / Non-member Adult $10, Member Youth $5 / Non-Member Youth $7
To Register: http://www.newportartmuseum.org/Programs-Events/April-School-Vacation

Saturday, April 14


@ 10:30 am Second Saturday A selection of PCFF Shorts: The World Around Us followed by Make A Piñata activity!
Join us for a family road trip! Our world is richly infused with opportunities for discovery and revelation. These shorts will get you thinking about expanding your horizons beyond what meets the eye. After the films, join us for hands-on piñata decorating inspired by the incredible creations made in Mexico and seen in the documentary short "Piñata Kings".
Films are for all ages. In English, with English subtitles, or no dialogue / 20-25 min

Cost: Second Saturday is free for Members and youth to age 18, and free with paid Museum admission for Non-Members
To Register: http://www.newportartmuseum.org/Programs-Events/Second-Saturdays
@ 1:30 pm PCFF Shorts Collection: Let's Get Animated!
There are many ways to tell a story - paints, pastels, textiles, and even text from a typewriter (ask your grandparents about that last one). Join us for a curated collection of pint sized works of art from around the world that are sure to challenge, delight and inspire.
Films are for all ages. In English, or with English subtitles, or with no dialogue / 69 min

Cost: Member Adult $8 / Non-member Adult $10, Member Youth $5 / Non-Member Youth $7
To Register: http://www.newportartmuseum.org/Programs-Events/April-School-Vacation
@ 3:00 - 4:30 pm Let's Get Animated! Workshop
Put your inspiration to work in NAM studios and digital lab at the Coleman Center for Creative Studies! Create your own lead character and learn the foundational skills of stop motion animation with Newport Art Museum Digital instructor, Dan Smith. This 90 minute workshop is limited to 15 youth.
For Ages 7+

Cost: Museum Members: $15 / Non-members: $20
To Register: http://www.newportartmuseum.org/Programs-Events/April-School-Vacation


Providence Children's Film Festival in Jamestown!
Jamestown Art Center - 18 Valley St, Jamestown, RI 02835

Sunday, April 15 @ 2 pm

4/15 @ 2:00 pm MAGIC CARPET RIDE
Jump on the PCFF Magic Carpet and get ready to ride! We will explore the cinematic wonders of the world from eight different countries. No genie needed! There will stories of a girl wanting to live in a zoo, a baby wolf raised by a bunny family and a love story between two dirigible pilots. This year's reel will transport you from as close as New York City to as far away as New Zealand and Switzerland.
Films are for all ages. In English or no dialogue | 2016, 2017 | 70 min

Cost: $8 for Youth. $10 for Adults.
Visit www.jamestownartcenter.org for for more information.

16 International Film Festivals - in Jaipur India by JIFF has invited you to submit your work via FilmFreeway!

Welcome to Jaipur India
The call for entries for 16 International Film Festivals - in Jaipur India by Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF is now open!

A special, unique spectrum international cinema celebration based on 16 subjects.

We can’t wait to see what you’ve been working on, and we hope to see you at this year’s festival!

Cheers,
16 International Film Festivals - in Jaipur India by JIFF
http://jiffindia.org/16IFF.html
http://jiffindia.org
Festival Dates: 4 to 6 May 2018

Founder: Hanu Roj

The 'Higher Methods Cocktail Party/Fundraiser

What: The Higher Methods Cocktail Party/Fundraiser
Where: Bravo Brasserie - 123 Empire Street, Providence, RI
When: Friday May 11th. Doors at 7:30pm Start 8:00pm End: 11:00pm
Tickets are priced at $23 and are available currently on Eventbrite (https://highermethodscocktail.eventbrite.com)

Schedule of Entertainment:

8:00pm - Live Music from Niki Luparelli
9:00pm - Stand-Up Comic, Kody Fraser
9:15pm - Stand-Up Comic, JJ Jones
9:30pm - Stand-Up Comic, Alan Sousa
9:45pm - Improv Comedy Troupe, The Tim Alan Show
10:15pm - Improv Comedy Troupe, Quicksand Jazzhands
10:45pm - Video Presentation (Official Trailer for Higher Methods, 7 minute teaser of film, and Blooper Reel)

In addition to the entertainment scheduled there will be hot hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar. There will also be some great silent auction items up for bid including wardrobe and props from the film, gift baskets, and other movie memorabilia.

All proceeds from this event are going toward Post Production expenses of Higher Methods (Sound Design, Music Composition, Colorist, and Deliverables)

If you wish to see a trailer for our film visit here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4luXinPXiw4&t=2s

Our Official Website is: www.HigherMethods.com
Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/highermethods/
Twitter Fan Page: https://twitter.com/highermethods

I am also reminding you that in the month of April we are looking for a venue where we can invite people to a free test screening of our film. We are in need of a location that can hold 30+ people who will offer us constructive feedback on our film before we proceed to the next steps of post production.

Warm wishes,
Nathan

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Samy's Camera + City of Hope seek short films that show the hope in all of our lives.

$11,000 IN PRIZES including 4 Canon Cameras!

CALL TO ACTION: In a 2-5 minute video, share a story that reflects hope. Potential topics can feature, but are not limited to, overcoming great obstacles, the joy through the eyes of children, achieving your goals, winning, and helping others. This contest supports the work of City of Hope in California and filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit!

The films will premiere at PhotoConLA and screen all weekend long from June 8-10, 2018 at Magic Box at The Reef in Los Angeles.

Participants have until May 11, 2018 to submit and may submit up to 3 entries, all of which must vary in overall content and storyline but may be presented as a sequence of stories based on a reoccurring theme. Winners announced May 25th.

Prize Breakdown:
1st Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XF-405 camera
2nd Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XF-205 camera
3rd Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XA-35 camera
Honorable Mention wins a Canon XA-11 camera

All 10 finalists will receive:

1 All-Access pass to attend Audience Awards Film Festival the following weekend in Los Angeles, June 2018
Year-long promotion to agents, distributors and studios as a finalist in the Samy’s Camera Stories of Hope Campaign
A 3-month pro membership to Audience Awards

Learn More & Submit

NATAS-Boston/New England Student Awards

Calling Professional Judges!

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2018 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge

One-in-five Americans has a disability, making it today’s largest minority, yet far too often their important and varied stories go untold … Until now!

In its 5th year and supported by some of Hollywood's biggest names, the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge addresses this under-representation by giving filmmakers the platform to collaborate and tell unique stories to help Change the Way You View Disability.

FILMMAKER CALL TO ACTION: In 55 hours, write and produce a 3-5 minute short film based on an assigned genre. The weekend long competition takes place April 13-15, and the entry deadline is April 11, 2018.

Films are not required to include disability in the storyline, but must include at least one person with a disability in front of or behind the camera and are judged by a noted and diverse group of entertainment industry talent. Finalists will be announced and screened at the Bentonville Film Festival (May 1-6), which champions inclusion in all forms of media; will be invited to an exclusive roundtable discussion with agents at United Talent Agency; and receive a one-year subscription to Variety Magazine.

Winners, announced at a red-carpet event May 10, hosted by United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, are awarded industry mentorships; the opportunity to screen their film at the Los Angeles-based HollyShorts Film Festival (August 9-18), an Academy Award-qualifying competition; $1,000 grants provided by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group towards their next production; and other prizes, including Dell computers, a full, one-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud – the entire collection of 20+ creative desktop and mobile apps including Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, and Photoshop CC?and a Nike gift bag with assorted products, including a pair of shoes from the new FlyEase line!

2018 MENTORS: A top Universal Pictures executive (TBA), casting director Pam Dixon (Green Lantern, The Mask of Zorro, The Punisher, Angels in the Outfield, City Slickers) and Tiffany Smith Anoa'i, VP Entertainment Diversity, Inclusion & Communications, CBS Entertainment. Additional mentors TBA. Special arrangements have been made for the films to be produced under the SAG-AFTRA short film agreement.

To register today and to learn more about this amazing opportunity click below!

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Animus Studios Presents

in partnership with Women in Film & Video New England - our first-ever event at Cable Car Cinema in Providence, RI on May 12th. Our goal in hosting this event series is to bring together the local filmmaking community - with a focus on women in the industry. Our mission is to educate, inspire and connect. The format of our inaugural event, Women in Documentary Film: Finding Funding, will include a Panel Discussion and Q&A, followed by an informal Meet & Greet. Our panel will feature Barbara Ghammashi (Women Make Movies | Director, Production Assistance Program), Sara Archambault (LEF Foundation | Program Director) and Denali Tiller (Filmmaker & Artist). These established women in film will share their experiences producing/supporting documentaries, and provide invaluable insight into how to find/pursue documentary film funding and resources.

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Midnighters

"Fiendishly clever twists and turns!" -Hollywood Reporter
"One of the brisker, twistier low budget chillers in recent memory." -Birth.Movies.Death
"A notable genre surprise early in the year!" -RobertEbert.com
"A twisty thriller with horror-movie flourishes." -New York Times
"Ideally, a story like this executes one sharp turn after another while keeping its wheels on the road of plausibility. The Ramsays have pulled off that feat with aplomb." -National Review
"A new addition to the realm of juicy pulp puzzlers." -The A.V. Club


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Audience Awards is proud to announce the Native American Doc Challenge

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Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner’s ‘West Side Story’ Is Casting

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PCFF

The new PCFF FILM HUB connects the community with resources to discover, explore and engage with film

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The Rhode Island Black Film Festival

April 14 - 16

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rovingeye

2018 Roving Eye International Film Festival Celebrates Its 13th Anniversary At Roger Williams University

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Flickers Partners With Roger Williams University To Present Spring Film/Speaker Series On The Jewish Experience

April 17, 19 & 22

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Open Society Foundations
Moving Walls 25: Exhibition and Fellowship

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Application Deadline: April 20, 2018

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Roy W. Dean Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 Roy W. Dean Film Grant. Founded in 1993, the Roy W. Dean Grant is awarded to filmmakers with unique films that contribute to society. The Spring grant winner will receive $3,500 cash and $30,000 in film services to shoot and finish their project. Deadline for submission is April 30th, 2018.

Every filmmaker that applies receives a free consultation on their project.

Sponsored by donor Sonny Fassoulis through top rated film funding non-profit From the Heart Productions, projects accepted can be documentaries, short films, features, or web series. It is open to students and indie filmmakers with projects budgeted under $500K.

The $3,500 cash prize is supplemented by donations such as from 40% deduction on color, editing, and sound from ProMedia, and 30% discount in equipment rental from AbelCine Tech,Inc. NYC, camera lens holder from Frii Designs, and much more from many heartfelt donors.

You can apply for the grant at http://fromtheheartproductions.com/grant-application-form/.

For more information, please e mail info@fromtheheartproductions.com or call 805-984-0098

The Documentary Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944

Narrated by The Star of NBC’s Drama Chicago P.D. Jason Beghe to Premiere May 5th in Newport At Jane Pickens Theater and Event Center

It’s the 20th documentary film on World War II Produced by the Non-Profit World War II Foundation & Tim Gray Media.

Bank Newport is Presenting Sponsor

Kingston, RI/Washington, DC-April 6, 2018- On December 17th, 1944, during day two of the famous Battle of the Bulge, the worst single massacre of American troops in World War II was unfolding in a frozen field south of Malmedy, Belgium.

The killing of 84 unarmed U.S. GIs is known throughout the world as The Malmedy Massacre. The Americans were executed by one of Adolf Hitler’s most infamous and violent armored divisions. It was a chance meeting on December 17, 1944, between one of Germany's most brutal units and the small group of lightly-armed American soldiers of the 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion.

One that turned historically deadly in just a matter of seconds, beginning with a single pistol shot from the side of the road.

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Many of those GIs still alive after the initial firing from German tanks and vehicles were then executed at point blank range by German SS soldiers. Those who survived played dead for hours in the frozen field, located at the crossroads of the village of Baugnez. They held their breath in the cold as their friends were shot. Some 50 Americans were able to escape the mass killing and later several testified against their German killers in war crimes trials. Today only 3 of the survivors remain.

Hear their stories of that day and get to know the truth behind the Malmedy Massacre. The only RI showing before national airing on PBS stations will be held May 5th at 1 PM at the historic Jane Pickens Theater and Event Center in Newport, RI.

Narrated by NBC Chicago P.D. Star Jason Beghe

The World War II Foundation

Asking people for money is difficult, but so was watching 1,177 of your fellow crewmen die on the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor.
I do hope you will donate to help us chronicle the return of Raymond Haerry's ashes and urn to the great battleship and memorial.
This film, like all our projects, will be donated to American Public Television, schools and libraries.
Please also share this with your friends. Thank you.

GoFundMe
https://www.gofundme.com/n5-uss-arizona-a-journey-home

The World War II Foundation 401.644.8244
timgray@wwiifoundation.org    www.wwiifoundation.org

Please join us!

June 14-17, 2018, in Downtown LA at LA Live, Regal Cinemas

We have three exciting headline red carpet events this year:

Thursday: Dr. Sylvia Earle's Ocean Film Challenge
Friday: April Reign's Race to Justice
Saturday: Women's Film Challenge

Each night we will honor a pioneering filmmaker. Stay tuned for the honoree announcement!

If you would like the opportunity to screen at the festival, Women's Film Challenge

and Race to Justice is still open for submissions!

Interested in volunteering? Reach out to Hannah and she can let you know all about it!
Take advantage of early bird pricing!

Purchase All Access Festival Pass

Providence Pictures is proud to announce
Native America


At the intersection of Native knowledge and modern scholarship is a new vision of America and the people who created it.
The four-part series travels back more than 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents, and unique systems of science and spirituality that continue to resonate in the lives of Native Americans to this day.

Read the full press release and check out the trailer!

Native America will air on PBS this Fall.

Stay tuned for special screenings and events leading up to broadcast. For updates and ways you can be involved be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram #NativeAmericaPBS

Joker’s Wild

TBS’s hit show, The Joker's Wild, is looking for contestants who are fun, smart, pop culture-savvy,with the personalities to keep up with the show's dynamic host, Snoop Dogg!

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Cosmetic Surgery Tv Show Needs Couples

October Films is looking for US men & women seeking transformations.
Must be romantically linked couples aged 21-55 wanting to undergo physical cosmetic transformations together for a new makeover television series.
visit: www.cosmeticcasting.com
or e mail treatment@octoberfilms.tv

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TV Casting

Are you in love with someone in your ex's family?

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The Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2017
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Press Release
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We Want Your Film News

Do you have an upcoming project? Audition? Screening? In the spirit of giving, I present to you not one but TWO options for spreading the word and increasing your project's visibility.

RIFC Newsletter & Facebook: E mail info@rifcfilms.com and please include the following info:

1. Contact E mail
2. Contact Information
3. When
4. Where
5. Your announcement
6. Is there a link to more info?
7. If casting - is it SAG?
8. If a work call - paid or unpaid?

Motif Magazine: E mail rpacheco737@hotmail.com and include your name and "FILM NEWS" in the subject line.

Motif will be running a regular section on local films news and would love to help promote your work.

Free of charge, you can notify more actors about your auditions and more film-goers about your screenings. These are good things.

motifri.com/give-me-five-film-festival-a-students-perspective

Got Filmmaking News?
Send your casting calls, premieres, and announcements to info@rifcfilms.com. Preference given to members.

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Thank you for choosing to be a part of the Rhode Island PBS community.

Do you watch Rhode Island PBS? 
Do you enjoy the programs we air?  

If so, we ask, please support the programs you love. 

This year, we are excited to announce our participation in #GivingTuesday, an international day of generosity on Tuesday, November 29.

Funds raised will go directly to help bring NEW programming to Rhode Island PBS for the 2017 season.  

Can you help us reach our goal of $7,500 to bring 50 new episodes to the station?

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www.ripbs.org

Seeking Upscale Contemporary Homes in Northern RI

Local Location Scout Seeking Large Upscale Contemporary homes for use in upcoming video and photography projects for New England Based company.
Home should be minimum 3500 Square feet but prefer 5000 Square feet.
Contemporary and Well decorated with LOTS of Natural Light.
Please only within 1/2 hour of Providence
Looking for Quiet Neighborhood with ample parking for crews.
Generous day rate compensation is offered.

If interested please email me 5-6 Digital photos of your kitchen, Family Room, Yard and front of home. I will respond to each submission. If I feel your home
would fit our needs I would set up a meeting for a walk through and full home scout During week of October 11th.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Raymond Forbes
Locations +
Boston
617.803.6230 cell
raymondforbes@me.com
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Moviemaker Magazine

Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2016: Top 10 Small Cities and Towns

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On the Road

ABC6 News was recently “On the Road” with anchors John DeLuca and Alexandra Cowley in the capitol city, live from Federal Hill.
John and Allie sit down with Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the Rhode Island Film and TV Office. Steven drops some hints about potential filmand television
prospects in Rhode Island’s future.
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"A Lively Experiment" WSBE TV RI PBS


For those who missed it or those who do not have access to cable, here is the online video link to the show that premiered on June 6th.

The Panel included:
Dyana Koelsch -- Moderator
Steve Feinberg - Executive Director of the Office of Film and TV
Randall Rosenbaum - Executive Director of the State Council on the Arts,
Julie Snyder, motion picture producer /location manager
George T. Marshall - Film professor at Roger Williams University and Executive Director of the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

The Topics Addressed:
· Job Creation
· Wages
· State taxes
· Tax credit program
· Marketing the state to lure production companies
· Impact of film festivals on the community as well as use as marketing tool.

Enjoy!

George T. Marshall,
Executive Director/CEO
FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival

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The 1st Thursday of each month, Rhodywood.com hosts a Filmmaker's Showcase for independent producers at the Brooklyn Coffee & Teahouse in Providence, Rhode Island. Our coffee house is also on www.Facebook.com To be our coffee house friend, type in: Brooklyn Coffee Teahouse.
We look forward to hearing and seeing you soon. We want Your Independent Films! We want to host your test screening review •DVD equipment - Surround sound - Large screen available. We also have casting call space above our coffee house Location:

Brooklyn Coffee Tea House • Anthony Demings • 209 Douglas Avenue • Providence, RI 02908 • 401-575-2284
for more info contact RHODYWOOD@yahoo.com

Anthony Demings
RHODYWOOD.com
RHODYWOOD@yahoo.com
401-575-2284

Welcome New People! Here’s how it works at LDI – You send us ONE (1) headshot and resume via regular mail

LDI Casting, P.O. Box 9666, Warwick, RI 02889 AND Register on our website. www.ldicasting.net

It’s free and confidential. We do not ask for a resume on line, just some basic information. We do not charge you any money for our services. We ask that you contact us via emails and regular mail. Phone calls?…yeah, NOT so much. Please try other options to contact us first.

Anne Mulhall
LDI Casting
P.O. Box 9666
Warwick, RI  02889
401.383.7525
www.ldicasting.net



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Footage Firm has just released a brand new archive of looping backgrounds and effects, and to kick things off they are giving away 150 of their newest clips:

Giving Away New HD & SD Looping Backgrounds

They are giving away 10 different collections containing 150 looping particle effects, flourishes, abstract backgrounds and more.

These collections normally go for $249 each plus S&H, but you only cover the S&H.

Footage Firm is only giving away a limited number of these, so request yours before they are gone:

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