RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES 10TH ANNIVERSARY POSTER DESIGN CONTEST
• Winners announced
(PROVIDENCE, RI, March 2, 2006.) The
Rhode Island International Film Festival™
needs a new visual image that can be used on a poster
and related collateral material to celebrate its
10th Anniversary Year. The Festival, is calling
on local students and artists for help in developing
a creative and attractive design that will visually
describe Rhode Island's award-winning film festival.
The Rhode Island International Film Festival™,
(RIIFF) will take place August 8-13, 2006. In its brief
lifespan, the Festival has become a leading juried competition
showcase for international independent filmmakers and
their work. It was recently cited by TravelSmart
Magazine as one of the Top 12 Film Festivals
in the United States.
In 2002, RIIFF was notified by the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences that it had elected to recognize
the Rhode Island International Film Festival as a qualifying
festival for the Short Films category for the Annual
Academy Awards. With more than 2,000 film festivals
worldwide, only 47 have this recognition. RIIFF is also
the only film festival in the United States to have
an affiliation with the Grammy Awards.
The winning designer will win two all-access VIP passes
to this year's festival, receive international exposure
of their work, and portfolio samples.
1. Display the Rhode Island International
2. Highlight the Festival’s 10th Anniversary.
3. Needs to illustrate that it is about film/movies.
4. Should be "eye catching" and informative.
It is essentially a marketing tool in addition to being
The Festival is looking for a simple graphic design
that says, "Film."
Please submit a legal size example of your poster idea
by June 1st (postmark date) to:
RI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL POSTER CONTEST
Attn: Design Committee
Providence, RI 02903
The Rhode Island International Film Festival
is generously supported by WJAR TV 10, UPN28, The
City of Providence, the Providence Tourism Council,
Clear Channel Communications, The Providence Phoenix,
Rule Broadcasting Systems, Jessie’s on Atwell’s
Avenue, Motif Magazine, the State House Inn, Amtrak,
Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and individual
contributions. The tenth annual Rhode Island
International Film Festival will take place
August 8-13, 2006. For more information, write RIIFF,
P.O. Box 162, Newport, RI 02840. Telephone: 401-861-4445.