Rhode Island South Filmmakers Group
Rhode Island South Filmmakers Group

Rhode Island South Filmmakers Group

RISFG is an online & physical resource for filmmakers in southern RI to collaborate, teach and learn film & video production.

RISFG member Chris Hunter has produced, directed, shot & edited the first music video...

http://risouthfilmgroup.com/files/82813_Audio.mp3 Full audio recorded from the first meeting of the RISFG. To download the...

RISFG First Meeting August 28, 2013 | 8-10pm | Jimmy’s Saloon | Newport, RI...

  • RISFG members Mike Messier, Chris Hunter and James DeMello completed production on a short film set on the Thanksgiving holiday. To see the full story, CLICK HERE.

  • RISFG member Chris Hunter has produced, directed, shot & edited the first music video for Westerly’s Wild Sun. The video is for their track “Monterey” and features a cinematic look and feel with model / photographer Tiffany Ann making her first performance as an actress. Learn more about this independent video production shot in Rhode […]

  • I think the biggest mistake an indie filmmaker can make is to move from preproduction to production before you’re ready. You’re essentially creating a fictional world down to the last details. From actors to props to locations, set dress, wardrobes, weather conditions down to the last stitch of clothing… you are creating a separate reality […]

  • AMERICAN LUCHADOR is hosting a LIVE wrestling show Sunday March 2, 2014 at the Varnum Memorial Armory in East Greenwich, RI. The show will be filmed for inclusion in AMERICAN LUCHADOR! Come see Independent wrestling stars like: “The Juice” JT Dunn “The Manliest Man” Biff Busik “The Product” David Starr “Tattooed Ugly” Lenn Oddity “The […]

  • What? Cocktail Party for Disregard the Vampire movie – catered by Westerly High School Culinary Program. $25 tix must be purchased in advance. Who? Mike Messier & Collective Thought Media and entertainer Michael Thurber When? January 17, 2014, 6:30-11pm Where? Courthouse Center for the Arts 3481 Kingstown Rd (Rte 138), West Kingston Why? To Benefit […]

  • American Luchador is the newest project from 1:15 Films and Collective Thought Media. Written by award winning filmmaker Mike Messier and directed by award winning filmmaker Nic Carcieri, American Luchador is a story about letting go of the past to create a better future set in the world of Mexican Lucha Libre wrestling. It stars […]

  • You can now help fund the upcoming RI South Film Group documentary project “Where The Water Pours” The documentary will be shot between now and July, 2014. It will focus on the history and current dayuse of this unique are located in southern Rhode Island.

  • “Where the Water Pours” will be a video documentary that examines the history of Sakonnet Point and the Sakonnet Point Lighthouse, as well the fishing industry and those who make a living working at The Point. The kickstarter page will up for this project this week. For now, you can visit: vimeo.com/77869040www.fb.com/wherethewaterpours to learn more […]

  • FOCUS ON ACTOR TRAINING / SHORT PRESENTATION FROM CORE ACTING’S MIKE MESSIER: TV SHOW HOST / DIRECTOR / SCREENWRITER / ACTING COACH / ACTOR / PRO WRESTLING GURU Our third meeting on Oct. 30th and will serve to establish our future agendas, workshop topics, group leaders and more. We will have set time for: group […]

  • Here’s a tutorial that gives a quick overview on how to use time remapping to create a smooth freeze frame effect, similar to the character introductions in Snatch or Trainspotting. I used AllCapture to record the screen and audio via a Rode NTG2 + MobilePre.

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  • RISFG members shoot short film “Thanksgiving”

    RISFG members Mike Messier, Chris Hunter and James DeMello completed production on a short film set on the Thanksgiving holiday. To see the full story, CLICK HERE.

    RISFG members shoot short film “Thanksgiving”
  • RISFG member Chris Hunter shoots video for RI band Wild Sun

    RISFG member Chris Hunter has produced, directed, shot & edited the first music video for Westerly’s Wild Sun. The video is for their track “Monterey” and features a cinematic look and feel with model / photographer Tiffany Ann making her first performance as an actress. Learn more about this independent video production shot in Rhode

    RISFG member Chris Hunter shoots video for RI band Wild Sun
  • American Luchador: Live Wrestling & Filming!

    AMERICAN LUCHADOR is hosting a LIVE wrestling show Sunday March 2, 2014 at the Varnum Memorial Armory in East Greenwich, RI. The show will be filmed for inclusion in AMERICAN LUCHADOR! Come see Independent wrestling stars like: “The Juice” JT Dunn “The Manliest Man” Biff Busik “The Product” David Starr “Tattooed Ugly” Lenn Oddity “The

    American Luchador: Live Wrestling & Filming!