Thursday, August 13, 2009
Our new movie Oscar & Jim is a confirmed First Prize winner in the Short Film category at the Rhode Island International Film Festival held Aug 4th- Aug 9th, 2009!
This year’s RIIFF featured 235 cinematic works from more than 57 countries & 31 states in the U.S.A. The festival films were selected from over 3,400 international submissions.(RIIFF).
About the Festival:
The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) discovers and empowers filmmakers. Held in Providence, and locations throughout the state of Rhode Island, RIIFF is one of only a handful of festivals worldwide that is a qualifying event for the Academy Awards (i.e. “Oscars”) (...) (RIIFF)
Cited as one of the "Best International and Short Film Festivals in the United States," RIIFF is New England’s largest film festival, screening a record 236 films. [http://www.film-festival.org]
Many congrats to Iain Weatherby, Paul Fenwick, Harry Lloyd, Charlie Corvell, Sarah Llewellyn, Martin Lightening, Phil Casey, Simon Bryant, Miriam Lyons, Rose Pomeroy, Seiji Okumiya, Dara Williams, Martin Wilson ... my fellow executive producers & everyone involved with Oscar & Jim. Great work everybody!!
More on Oscar & Jim: oscarandjim.com
More on the RIIFF: film-festival.org