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RED Carpet

Sunday, April 25, 2021

A NEW WAY TO CELEBRATE THE OSCARS®

This Year's Program Celebrates the 39th Anniversary of the Flickers Arts Collaborative during the Pandemic.

• Official Downloadable Oscar Ballot

• Read the 2020 Red Carpet News Release

 

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The Red Carpet Experience: Providence is a production of the
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).

 

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NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED

AND MAY SELL OUT AT ANY TIME

 

 

Residents of New England can experience the thrills and surprises of the 93rd Academy Awards® at the (12th Annual) Red Carpet Experience: Providence gala celebrating the 39th Anniversary of the Flickers Arts Collaborative, producers of the annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).

 

The evening kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and will feature live coverage by WLNE ABC6, the event's media sponsor. The Academy Awards start at 8:00 p.m.

 

rce2014The evening in 2021 is chaired by Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film and Television Office with RIIFF Advisory Board President, Michael Drywa, Esq.

 

WLNE, ABC6 is the event's media sponsor. The station will once again be providing live coverage for our Red Carpet entrance to the event.

 

Catered dinner provided TBA

 

"Oscar Night is my favorite time of year as we celebrate cinema and the very best crop of motion pictures made by the world's greatest moviemakers," said Steven Feinberg, Honorary Chair. "The stars will be shining as our glamorous guests stroll past the crowd of paparazzi and enter this year's magical Red Carpet Experience. The event will be hosted by our local star reporters from WLNE-ABC 6."

 

The event will feature live coverage by ABC6, Media interviews, live music, a sit-down dinner. Gourmet desserts that will please and titillate, an amazing silent auction that will appeal to all lovers of film, a raffle of VIP Passes to RIIFF 2020 at The Vets, swag bags that will definitely surprise and, of course, the screening of the biggest awards ceremony of the year!

 

2021 SHORT FILM NOMINATIONS:

Live Action Short:


TBA


Documentary Short
:

 

TBA


Animated Short:

TBA


The evening will also include several awards to local members of the film, non-profit and arts
community in the Ocean State.

 

The cost is TBA for tickets. Order now. Red Carpet Experience: Providence tickets make for a great gift and the Red Carpet Experience: Providence is a wonderful escape from the winter blues.

 

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.

 

Funding generated by The Red Carpet Experience: Providence will be used to not only underwrite the Festival’s 25th Season in August, it will support such community outreach and educational programs as the Youth Film Jury, Rhode Island Film Forum; Cine ¡OLÉ!; the Golden Jasmine Chinese Film Festival; the Vortex Sci-Fi Film Festival; the New England Student Film Festival; the Providence LGBTQ Film Festival; the Providence Underground Film Festival; the Roving Eye International Film Festival; the RIIFF Technology Forum; the 7 Day PSA Competition; the KidsEye™ Summer Filmmaking Camp; Flickers North Country Film Festival; ScriptBiz™; the RI International Horror Film Festival; the Flickers North Country Film Festival, the Québec Film Festival and an expanded KidsEye International Film Festival in August with workshops, tutorials and youth screenings.

 

“Many people do not realize that programming created and produced by the Flickers takes place throughout the year,” stated George T. Marshall, Executive Director/CEO. “From specialized screening events to internships, Flickers provides an ongoing opportunity to discover all the elements that compose the cinematic arts.

 

2021 sponsors for The Red Carpet Experience: Providence hosted by the Rhode Island International Film Festival include the RI Film and Television Office, WLNE TV6, WSBE RI PBS, Cox Business, Cox Media, Seaside Pharmacy, Quality Rental and Dominion Diagnostics.

 

Mike Braca of Rhode Eye is the event photographer.

 

For sponsorship opportunities or information, please contact Shawn Quirk, Program Director at 401.861.4445 or quirk@film-festival.org

 

The Red Carpet Experience: Providence Committee Members

Steven Feinberg, Honorary Chair

Michael Drywa, Esq. , RIIFF Advisory Board President

Lawrence Andrade

Carol Conley

Dr. Ana Celia Grenier

Adam Grenier

George T. Marshall

J. Scott Oberacker

Shawn Quirk

Duncan Putney

Plus the class members of "Curation and Film Festival Production" at Roger Williams University

Fun Facts about the Academy Awards

1. Date of first Academy Awards, held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel: May 16, 1929

 

2. Price of guest tickets for the first Academy Awards: $5

 

3. Height of Oscar statuette: 13½ inches. The 8-pound, The statuettes are solid bronze and plated in 24-karat gold. The statuette that will be handed out at the Academy Awards Sunday night is said to be modeled after a real man. That man's name is not Oscar but Mexican actor and director, Emilio Fernandez.

 

4. Diameter of Oscar statuette base: 5¼ inches

 

5. Weight of Oscar statuette: 8½ pounds

 

6. Since 1929, number of Oscar statuettes presented: A total of 3,096 Oscar statuettes have been awarded from the inception of the award through the 91st ceremony.

 

7. The design of the Oscar statuette is a knight holding a crusader's sword, standing on a film reel. Number of spokes on the reel: five, for the five original branches of the Academy (writers, technicians, producers, actors and directors).

 

8. Number of Oscar statuettes created for this year's 92nd Academy Awards: approximately 50

 

9. Date of the first televised Oscars show: March 19, 1953

 

10. Year of the first color broadcast of the Academy Awards: 1966

 

11. Year the best animated feature film category was added: 2001

ABOUT Flickers' 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 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 next Festival will take place August 9-15, 2021.

 

The Red Carpet Experience: Providence is a production of the
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).

 

register

 

NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED

AND MAY SELL OUT AT ANY TIME

For student rate, please call our office at 401.861.4445

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2021 Event Sponsors:

 

RIFilmwlne

seasideDominion

 

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Special Thanks to

Steven Feinberg, RI Film & Television Office
Carol Conley & Lew Place, RI Film & Television Office
Don Curtin, Kelly Johnson & Brian Egan, WLNE ABC6
Ellen Loconto
Jim Frechette, Quality Rental
Lawrence J. Andrade
Alliance Français de Providence
Carina e Dolce Specialty Cakes & Cookies
Caserta Pizzeria
Carl Anthony Tuxedos
Charity Grow
Cox Business
Cox Media
The Dean
Dominion Diagnostics
Empire Soda
Glee Gum
Granny Squibb's Iced Teas
Narragansett Creamery
Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)
The Preservation Society of Newport County
Duncan Putney
PVD Donuts
RISD Museum
The Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
Seaside Pharmacy
Scott Levine
Sin Bakery
Soucy Insurance
Niko Stamatakos - Massage by Niko
The Theatre by the Sea
WCRI Classical 95.9
Wilbury Theatre
WSBE Rhode Island PBS
WSNE Radio
YACHT Club Soda

 

Special Thanks to our Silent Auction Sponsors
The Avon Cinema
Barrington Books
Blue Fin Grill
Coolidge Corner Cinema
Crazy Burger
Dave and Buster's
Float
Gamm Theater
Gondola (Waterplace Park)
Legend's Creek Farm
Providence Marriott
RI Film & Television Office
RiffRaff
RISD
RockSpot Climbing
Stella Marie Soap Company
The Wilbury Theatre
The Vets

 

Event Photographer:

Mike Braca

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