The Flckers: RI International Horror Film Festival comes to the Roger Williams University (RWU) campus on Thursday, October 23rd with a ghoulish presentation.
Horror and sci-fi films fans will be at the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, located at the University Library at Roger Williams University in Bristol for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making a horror and sci-fi fantasy film. The full Festival ran October 20-26th at locations across the state of Rhode Island.
This free forum began at 10:00 a.m. and provides audiences with the opportunity to meet some of the movers and shakers in the film, horror and sci-fi production scene.
Rhode Island has become known as the Independent state for film. Starting with the foundation provided by the film and media programs at our colleges and universities, and the unique talent base of creative artists who have made their homes here, the Ocean State has built a reputation as a one-stop film studio.
Among such notable filmmakers as Wes Anderson, Woody Allen and the Farrelly Brothers, who have made their films within the Ocean State, the independent horror and sci-fi fantasy genre is steadily becoming an industry standard for RIís film community.
“Behind the Camera Lens,” is hosted by 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: Justin White, “Unearthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary,” Jessica Sonneborn and Erik Latek, “Alice D.,” actor/writer, Tom DeNucci of Woodhaven Productions, Shawn Quirk, RIIFF’s Programming Director and Nick Palermo, President of RWU Film Production Club.
This program is presented by the RWU Film Production Club and is a free event.
Please be sure to register in advance as seating is limited.
Support for the Forum was provided by the Rhode Island Film & Television Office, the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, the RWU Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences, Dean Robert Eisinger, Associate Dean Roberta Adams, the RWU Film Production Club, and the RWU Department of Student Programs and Leadership.
RWU PARKING INFORMATION:From Providence: Take Routes 136 South or 114 S passing campus on the left. Take a left at the traffic light just before the Mount Hope Bridge, onto Old Ferry Road. Take the first right into the parking lot.
From Newport: Take 114N over the Mount Hope Bridge and take the first right off the bridge onto Old Ferry Road. Take the first right into the parking lot.
Guests should enter through the main entrance at the fountain. they will be able to obtain a guest parking pass. Lot 24a will be blocked off for guests of the festival. Proceed through the main entrance through to the lot 24a on left. This event will take place in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center.
The University of Rhode Island Harrington School of Communications and Media, The URI College of Arts &
Sciences, The Film Media Program, and the URI Feinstein
College of Continuing Education are proud sponsors of
the RI International Horror Film Festival.
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