48HFP 2015 Winners

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in News

The RIFC is happy to announce and share the 48HFP winners. Special awards reel made by They’re Using Tools! Best Fictional Menu — 30 Days ‘Til / Opening 5148 Productions Best Lack of Costumes — Buck’s Bed and Breakfast / Shoot the Moon Films Audience Award: Group A — 30 Days ‘Til Opening / 5148 Productions Audience Award: Group B — A Run in the Woods: A Sock Opera / Chillo Hippo Productions Audience Award: Group C — Death Rattle / SUMMER FLING Audience Award: Group D — Buck’s Bed and Breakfast / Shoot the Moon Films Best Use of Character — Neighborhood Watch / Four Frogs Productions Best Use of Prop — Personal Reflections / On the D.L. Best Use of Line — Death Inc. / Open Door Productions Best Film de Femme –Valediction / Seriously Wrong Productions Best Use of Providence — Finer Points / Animus Studios Best Cinematography — Death! The Musical / 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1 (Michael Amaral) Best Musical Score — Death Rattle / SUMMER FLING (Michael Higgs, Kevin Coulombe, Viana Newton) Best Editing — Finer Points / Animus Studios (Andrew Drachman, Roy Power) Best Actress — Valediction / Seriously Wrong Productions (Olivia Rizzo) Best Actor — The Long Divide / Jetbed (Liam McNeill) Best Writing — Aptitude / Wacky Hat Productions (Patrick Stone, Olivia Marques, Christopher Boardman) Best Directing — Death! The Musical / 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1 (Matt Morin) Second Runner Up — Valediction / Seriously Wrong Productions 1st Runner Up — Neighborhood Watch / Four Frogs Productions Best in Providence — The Last Laugh / What...

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New Members Directory!

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in News

ADDENDUM: There is now a Member’s Area tab in the top menu where all sections for members are contained. An Update from Web Admin Mel Rainsberger It is with great pleasure that I announce that we now have a members’ section! This was a feature that I didn’t think was possible for another year. Luckily, I did some research and it seems members’ directories have really come a long way in the last couple years. How to Get a Free Membership Profile Become a member now! All tiers can enjoy this benefit. How to Access Your Profile Login into the Members Section with the password/user name you created when you signed up. If you don’t remember your password, click “Forgot Password.” Or, you can email me at mel@rifcfilms.com and I can re-set your password. Changing Your Profile Info Only your name is in the database until you fill out your profile. Once you’re logged in, click on the gear icon . Choose “Edit Profile.” In this section you can change your user icon, header photo,  write a bio, put in your contact info, post a link to your website, add union affiliations, and so much more! Click “Update Profile” when you’re ready to save your profile. Privacy Settings If you don’t want anyone to see your profile, click on the gear icon again. Choose “My Account.” Click on the lock icon . To hide it from the world wide web, for Profile Privacy choose “Only me.” Under Hide my profile from directory click “Yes” if you want to hide your profile from other members. Now no one can see your profile unless you share the link with them! Sharing Your Profile Think of this as a mini-website provided by the RIFC. If you don’t have a website, this a great way to share your info with potential clients, production companies, and casting agents. In the top-right menu, click on “Profile” to get back to your profile. Select the web address in the URL address bar, send that link to whoever your want and they’ll see your profile and any information you shared. Your profile must be set to “Everyone” in the privacy account settings in order to share your link with non-members. As an example, I’ve filled out my profile so you can all see it! Searching for Cast/Crew Obviously, this is a very new feature. So, there’s not a lot of data. It’s the RIFC’s hope that members will fill out their profiles and make this system as robust as possible. Go now, fill out your profile!!!    You’re welcome! -Mel...

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Happy 10th Anniversary!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in News

Happy 10th Anniversary!

The RIFC has been around 10 years and we’ve got loads of awesome stuff planned for our members. We’re overhauling our website, newsletter, and membership offerings in order to best serve the community. Quality Communication You might have noticed our newsletter was overhauled a few weeks ago. The new format allows us to present better, cleaner information–and help you find the information you’re looking for.       Broader Web Presence   The internet is where it’s at. We’ve updated our website and made it much easier to find information, become a member, and interact with the rest of the community. A Whole New Membership Plan We’ve got three tiers for members: Volunteer ($10), Individual ($20), and Production House ($30). Check them out to see which is the best for you. What do you get? • All tiers offer you 10-15% off any of our events. That includes Women in Film and Media, the 48HFP screenings, Best of Providence, and our annual Holiday Party. • You also get free entry to the Actor’s Spotlight with any tier. • Individual and Production House Memberships also let you share your casting call or other production news in the premium (top) section of our new Aspect Newsletter. Postings in the basic (lower) sections are always free to members.  • Each week, we’ll also be highlighting members in our Aspect Newsletter! This will give our members an opportunity to show off and talk about what makes them awesome. • Access to a new and exclusive Facebook group to talk to other members, find collaborators and share resources. • Production House members get a 25% off our Holiday Party and a free RIFC t-shirt (and who doesn’t love a free shirt?). Want a Discount? Since it’s our 10th year, we’re offering 10% for anyone that signs up before May 10th. Use the code ONEAL during checkout. (This is in honor of Tatum O’Neal, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar when she was only ten years old.) Wait, You Said “New Facebook Group?!?” Yup, there will be a new Facebook group for paid members. Don’t worry, the old one isn’t closing. You’ll still have the same access to the filmmaking community you’ve always enjoyed. The old group is quite large (2,000+ members) and it gets a little difficult to converse. Since the new group is only for paid members, that will allow important messages to stand out and foster collaboration amongst the filmmaking community. We’re so excited for our tenth year and to be able to offer so many great things to our members. Please join us in making the next ten years even better! –the...

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