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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 12 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is also a qualifying festival for the Short Film Academy Award through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. There are 65 film festivals worldwide which share this distinction and RIIFF is the only festival in New England.
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PROVIDENCE OSCAR NIGHT® AMERICA TO BENEFIT THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival 2010 Award Winners Announced

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The Fourteenth Annual Festival Concludes Attracting Extraordinary Films, and bestows honors on Well-Known Comedic Actor Jonathon Katz and Artists and Entrepreneurs Jon and Betty Jane Berberian The 2010 Flickers: Rhode Island International Film   • Photos by Mary Hanley Festival (RIIFF) announced the winners in this year's film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Renaissance Providence Hotel's Symphony Ballroom in downtown Providence, ...

RIIFF ANNOUNCES 2008 SCREENPLAY COMPETITION WINNERS

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Over 300 submissions are received from across the globeand throughout the United States (PROVIDENCE, RI) Amy Neswald from New York City was the Grand Prize winner for thisyear's 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition.From the New England region, local screenwriters Karen Webb from Hopkinton, MA,Caitlin McCarthy from Worcester, MA, Rachael Smith from Hope, RI and Jason Burns fromProvidence, RI, were among the top prize winners in the competition. Entries for...

Demetria J. Carr: RIIFF's New Managing Director

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The Board of Flickers and the Advisory Board of the Rhode Island International Film Festival are pleased to announce the promotion of Demetria James Carr to the position of Managing Director. A member of the RIIFF staff for the past three years, she will oversee the creation of events, participate in marketing and work on developing community awareness, among other duties. Demetria Carr has a passion for the Arts and for the city of Providence. She’s the Managing Director at RIIFF and creates...

TOP RIIFF DOCS SUBMITTED TO PRESTIGIOUS CHINESE FILM FESTIVAL

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GuangzhouDocumentary Film Festival is the largest in China PROVIDENCE,RI --For the second year in a row, a select group of top documentaries from the RhodeIsland International Film Festival (RIIFF) will be submitted to the GuangzhouDocumentary Film Festival (GZ DOC) in Guangzhou, China as part of a specialexchange program between the two festivals. ThroughRIIFF’s partnership with GZ DOC – China’s largest documentary festival – the topRIIFF documentaries have an opportunity to screen at...

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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The Twelfth Annual Festival Concludes Attracting Extraordinary  Films, Celebrities and Record Crowds PROVIDENCE, RI (August 10, 2008). The 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) announced the winners in this year’s film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel's Garden Room in Providence, RI. George T. Marshall, RIIFF's Executive Director welcomed over 175 attending filmmakers at the ceremony. He was joined by Adam Short, Producing Dir...

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2008 AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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The Twelfth Annual Festival Concludes Attracting Extraordinary  Films, Celebrities and Record Crowds PROVIDENCE, RI (August 10, 2008). The 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) announced the winners in this year’s film competition at its annual Awards Ceremony held at the Providence Biltmore Hotel's Garden Room in Providence, RI. George T. Marshall, RIIFF's Executive Director welcomed over 175 attending filmmakers at the ceremony. He was joined by Adam Short, Producing Dir...

THE 2008 PROVIDENCE GLBT FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH A FOCUS ON ADDRESSING SOCIETAL ISSUES

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The Rhode Island International Film Festival Once Again Hosts Popular Gay & Lesbian Sidebar August 5-10th   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 26, 2008)— One of the most popular cinematic sidebars of the annual Rhode Island International Film Festival returns for its 1t2h year: the Providence GLBT Film Festival, August 5-10th. Films made by, for and about the GLBT community have played an integral role in RIIFF, one of New England’s premiere film festivals. This year the GLBT festival is scree...

KIDSEYE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASES YOUNG FILMMAKERS’ WORK AT THE BELL STREET CHAPEL

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The Rhode Island International Film Festival Proudly Hosts its 10th Annual KidsEye™ Sidebar Festival August 4-10thth  Providence, R.I. (July 27, 2008)—The KidsEye™ International Film Festival will once again showcase the best works of young filmmakers from around the world August 4-10th. This year, the Bell Street Chapel, 5 Bell Street in Providence will serve as the central host for the program. Other screening locations include the Providence Place Cinemas 16, the Providence Performi...

BLYTHE DANNER TO RECEIVE RIIFF'S 2008 CREATIVE VISION AWARD

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Acclaimed Actress to Receive Recognition at this Year's Film Festival PROVIDENCE, RI: Every year, the Rhode Island International Film Festival recognizes outstanding directors, actors, and film talent for their contributions to the art of filmmaking with the Creative Vision Award. Actress Blythe Danner will be the 2008 recipient of this esteemed award. Danner’s gleaming performances are an inspiration to our local theater and filmmaking community. Danner’s film “Side by Each” will be ...

THE RHODE ISLAND FILM FORUM RETURNS, AUGUST 7-8TH

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Actor Dan Butler from TV’s “Frasier” will be the keynote speaker, Thursday, August 7, 2008 PROVIDENCE, RI. First introduced in 1998 by the Rhode Island International Film Festival, The Rhode Island Film Forum returns for a special symposium on the art and craft of filmmaking in Rhode Island. Positioned as a call to Rhode Island Filmmakers, Film Production Crews, Film Students, Artistic Directors, Film Vendors, Civic Organizations, Historic and Preservation Groups, Property Managers, Re...

12th ANNUAL RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 289 FILMS. 53 COUNTRIES. 6 RUNNING DAYS. 1 OPENING NIGHT.

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RIIFF 2008 Presents an Extraordinary Night of International  Short Films and Festivities PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 22, 2008)— A brilliant and unforgettable selection of short films from around the world await an anticipating audience at the August 5th Opening Ceremony of the 12th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival. The night’s exhilarating line-up will showcase some of the finest examples of independent and international short films. Chosen from over 3,000 submissions, the s...

FROM PAGE TO SALE! SCRIPTBIZ™ 2008 TWO-DAY SCREENWRITING WORKSHOPS

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Two-Day Screenwriting Workshop to take place at this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival (PROVIDENCE, RI) ScriptBiz 2008 has a developed two days of interactive and informational workshops for aspiring screenwriters desiring to hone and harness their craft. Special guests include Hollywood filmmaker MICHAEL CORRENTE (“Federal Hill,” Outside Providence,” “American Buffalo,” “Brooklyn Rules,” “Dumb & Dumber,” “There’s Something About Mary”), PILAR ALES...

THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO SCREEN 289 FILMS FOR 12TH ANNUAL EVENT

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RIIFF 2008 Presents a Week filled with Short Films and Festivities August 5-10 and screenings across the State of Rhode Island with 58 World Prémières and 41 US/North American Prémières; and honors actor, Richard Jenkins (PROVIDENCE, RI • July 21, 2008)--- With films and filmmakers arriving from across the globe, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) kicks off its 12th Annual event presenting 289 feature length, documentary and short films to be screened over a six-da...

“Music for a While” Returns to Jamestown for a Concert Celebrating the Blacks Ships Festival

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Creators of the popular Jamestown Chamber Music Series present “The Music of Ikuma Dan” at the Central Baptist Church on Sunday, July 20th   (JAMESTOWN, RI) A Musical celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Black Ships Festival, comes to Jamestown when “Music for a While” returns with a unique concert celebrating the music of acclaimed Japanese composer, Ikuma Dan. The program is presented by the Flickers Arts Collaborative and the Rhode Island International Film Festival. “M...

Calling Screen Writers and Movie Fans: ScriptBiz™ Returns in August

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 9, 2008)– Do you have a story idea that you feel would make a great film? Hopeful screenwriters, ScriptBiz™ is coming this August to Providence, RI.  ScriptBiz™ is a two-day workshop created and presented by the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Instructors are professional filmmakers, directors, writers, and other experienced members of the film community who will guide students down the right path to putting their creative ideas onto paper and getting th...

RIIFF Board Mixer Takes Place in Providence

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One of the highlights this summer will be the 12th annual Rhode Island International Film Festival, and to help spread the word, organizers reached out for some East Side star power to help. Literally. On Thursday, June 19, RIIFF hosted a reception at the Ladd Observatory on Hope Street to introduce the community to new members of their advisory board and this year's summer interns who hail from across the globe. Organized by Demetria Carr, RIIFF's Associate Producing Director, the event inclu...

“YOU BE THE JUDGE” NIGHTS COME TO THE NARRAGANSETT THEATER PROMISING A GHOULISH TREAT!

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Gold standard Social club @ the naRragansett theater & the Rhode island international film festival present: “LATE night MOnster movie” series  PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) is nationally recognized as the largest film festival in New England. On Saturday, June 28th RIIFF will host a special horror You Be the Judge night at 10:30 p.m. at the Narragansett Theater, showcasing the first of this summer’s “Late Night Monster Movie” series. ...

25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

25th ANNUAL BLACKS SHIPS JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL

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(NEWPORT, RI) In 1984, a dedicated group of civic and community leaders were drawn together to help create an event that celebrated the arts, culture and Rhode Island’s historical friendship with Japan. One of the founding members of this group was Flickers—The Newport Film Society, which participated by creating, curating and presenting the Japanese Film Festival. Now, 25 years later and as many years of screening this festival, Flickers has evolved into the Flickers Arts Collaborative an...

RIIFF RECESSION BUSTER TICKETING PACKAGES FOR 2008

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 The staff and board of the Rhode Island International Film Festival are fully aware that times are tough and money is tight. Most of us are limited in how we spend our disposable income. Gasoline has hit record highs, forcing many to limit unnecessary travel. According to economists, 11 states in the US are in recession. Rhode Island is one of the 11 — the only one in New England. We don't have a magic bullet to solve the problem, but we can make the Festival experience a bit less of ...

RIIFF CITED BY MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE AS "ONE OF THE TOP 25 FILM FESTIVALS WORTH THE ENTRY FEE"

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The Spring edition of "Moviemaker" has once again cited the Rhode Island International Film Festival as one of the best investments a filmmaker can make when they look for Festivals to enter. The editors of the quarterly publication noted "with the average festival entry fee edging ever closer to $50, you need to be smart about the festivals to which you're submitting." RIIFF was listed as one of the "25 festival gems" that are "worth every penny they charge f...

LOS ANGELES FILMMAKER JEFFREY ROTH TO TEACH AT KIDSEYE™ SUMMER FILMMAKING CAMP

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KidsEyeTM Summer Filmmaking Camp was created by the RI International Film Festival (RIIFF) 10 years ago in order to give voice youth filmmakers and allow their creative ideas to come to life on the silver screen. This summer RIIFF is proud to announce that Jeffery Roth, director of the award winning feature length documentary The Wonder of It All, will be teaching at KidsEyeTM Summer Filmmaking Camp. Roth will be working intensively alongside our campers to help them write, direct, and produce...

KIDSEYE™ SUMMER FILMMAKING CAMP CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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KidsEyeTM Summer Filmmaking Camp was created by the RI International Film Festival 10 years ago in order to give a voice to youth filmmakers and provide them with the skills and tools necessary to bring their creative ideas to the silver screen. KidsEyeTM Summer Filmmaking Camp will be held at the University of Rhode Island from July 7-11, 2008 from 9am-3pm each day. No prior experience needed. KidsEyeTM Summer Filmmaking Camp is a fun and exciting day-camp for youth ages 8-16. Campers work i...

THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TAKES A “SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY” WITH UPCOMING CONCERT

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First Annual Joseph & Viola Marshall Memorial Benefit Concert: Supporting high school and college students study in the film and media arts. Slated for Friday, May 30th, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Providence, RI (May 16, 2008) Music is all around us. Stop. Listen. You will hear it. Each of us has music that we associate with various points in our lives. Like a soundtrack in a motion picture, music serves as a trigger, bringing back a flood of memories that make up who we are. For most, music ca...

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Marshall George T.
(FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival)

George Thomas Marshall is the founder and producing director of the Flickers the Newport Film Society & Arts Collaborative, a non-profit organization with 29 years of experience producing programming and creative outlets for filmmakers, visual and performing artists. In addition to producing the acclaimed Rhode Island International Film Festival, one of Flickers' most successful events to date, it also created the annual Jubilé Franco-Américain - a week-long celebration of French Canadian culture, art and cuisine which is held annually in Northern R.I. This event was awarded the Governor's Tourism Award and drew over 20,000 annually.

Mr. Marshall created, produced and hosted the fine arts informational television program, "Between Takes," which received numerous awards from the states of R.I., Massachusetts and national recognition. His work has won three and been nominated for four New England Emmy awards, won four national Telly awards, top prizes at WorldFest Houston, and won three national Communicator Awards for Excellence. He also teaches communications, television production, public speaking and acting for camera courses at various colleges and universities in the area and serves as media / marketing consultant to businesses and non-profit organizations. Mr. Marshall is a frequent contributor and participant on industry panels and seminars exploring the evolution, culture, growth and future of independent film.

Mr. Marshall holds bachelors and masters degrees in political science with a focus on communications from the University of Rhode Island and Brown University, respectively, and studied film at the University of Southern California. He serves on the board of directors for Christmas in Newport and has served as the vice chairman of the Newport Cultural Commission, where he created the city of Newport's First Night Celebration, the annual Scholarship Award, and the January Film Festival. He is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a Media Panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Alliance for Community Media, the International Television Association and listed in the International Who's Who of Professionals. He was selected in the fall of 2002 and 2003 as "One of the Most Influential People" in Rhode Island by the Providence Phoenix. In 2003, he was made a Rhode Island Foundation Fellow for his role as an arts leader in the state. In January 2005, he was presented with an Alumni Achievement Award in the Arts from the University of Rhode Island. In 2007, he was recognized by Mayor David M. Cicilline and the City of Providence with a Citizen Citation for his achievements in the arts and the media industry. In 2008, he was cited by the Providence Phoenix as one of "30 Local Luminaries" in the state of Rhode Island. Currently he is promoting the restoration of the Columbus Theatre in Providence and its use as a community arts center and spurring the evolution of a new regional advocacy group, the North Eastern Film Alliance.

In 2006, he created a Special Topics Course at Roger Williams University on Documentary Film and Journalism, which he now teaches yearly during the Spring semester. He recently completed a chapter entitled "Teaching Digital Documentary Film New Technologies Meet the Art of Storytelling" for the new college text book: “Teaching with Multimedia: Pedagogy in the Blogo/Websphere,” which is being released in 2010. He was on a committee that developed the New Media & the Global Diaspora Symposium, at RWU October 2008, where he chaired a panel on international media and film. He is working with faculty on developing a Film Minor for the Communications Department at Roger Williams University. In the Fall of 2009, he introduced the first Film and Video course on campus. In the Spring of 2010, he introduced a new course to the curriculum: "Curation and and Film Festival Production." Currently, he is enaged with school administration in establishing the Roving Eye Film Festival as a yearly event on campus and will bring the Tournées French Film Festival to campus for the 2010-2011 academic year.

In the Fall of 2008, Mr. Marshall chaired a panel on Documentary Film at the Ruff Cutz Indie Film Conference, Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University, Waltham, MA. and presented on a panel at the International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. His topic was creating new modalities for "Building a Culture of Community Outreach." In 2010, along with the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival and the Woods Hole Film Festival, he was a principal in the creation of the New England Film Festival Alliance (NEFFA), an organization designed to link New England Film Festivals and create a nexus for joint sponsorships, information sharing and cross-promotion.

In the Fall of 2010, Mr. Marshall will introduce a new film Festival that he created to the New England region: the Flickers: North Country Film Festival. Scheduled to launch at The Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH, the Festival has been designed with the specific intent to spur cultural tourism and job creation.


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