The Ridgewood Guild International Festival is presenting a dozen interviews, 2 free "classes" and 3 events. The festival runs February 27th-March 3rd, 2021. You can find how to access these specials on the website: www.RidgewoodGuildFilmFest.com . (Be patient as the site will be updated closer to the date.) These free specials will give the viewer a chance to experience some of what the festival has to offer and to gain insight and knowledge about the films, filmmakers and the industry in general. You can access them anytime during the festival (and some may remain on Youtube even after the festival).
TO VIEW THE FREE SPECIALS AND THE FILMS VISIT:
|A scene from Brud'hars|
Interview: Anna Rust (20m). Listen to Harry Sherer talk to Anna Rust (Carnival Row, Legends), actress and one of the jurors, about the films, her roles and what she thinks about Game of Thrones.
Interview of Annapurna Sriram/A Case of Blue (20m) - The star of A Case of Blue, Annapurna talks about her role in the movie as well as her other roles, including starring in Feral.
Interview of Tommy Beardmore/A Case of Blue (5m) - RGIFF talks to Tommy of A Case of Blue, in an exclusive interview done on the set of the movie.
Interview of Ursula Abbott/A Case of Blue (6m) - Listen to a quick chat with Actress Ursula Abbot, recorded on the set of A Case of Blue.
Interview of Dylan Skinner/Uncaged (20m). Dylan, a Ridgewood Resident, talks about the making of her impactful documentary on body image in today's society.
Interview of Dana Glazer/A Case of Blue (20m) - Get the behind-the-scenes scoop from the writer/director of A Case of Blue, a drama starring Stephen Schnetzer and Annapurna Sriram. This film was filmed mostly in Ridgewood, NJ.
Interview of Elsa Levytsky/Goodnight Death) - Elsa, a NJ filmmaker, talks about her horror/thriller, and explains how as a new filmmaker she was able to secure name talent to her short.
Interview Filmmaker Karan Singh of Paath (19m)
Interview of young filmmakers Samiksha Thakur and Noelle White (12m)
Interview: Filmmaker Sriram Papolu of Bru’dhars (15m)
Veteran Filmmaker/Director/Writer Joshua Coates: Behind the Scenes (10m)
Film Marketing Master Class (20m) - Are you a new filmmaker? Do you want to learn what the first steps to marketing your film are? Join this class run by veteran PR professional and producer Suzanne Ordas Curry.
Film Distribution Master Class (25m) - Wondering what is going on in the current landscape in distribution? Liz Manashil breaks down what filmmakers face in 2021.
|Scene from A Case of Blue|
Interview of Charles Ricciardi (20m) of the NJ Motion Picture and Television Commission. Hear what's going on in NJ.
Video by Garrett Brown, inventor of the Steadicam which revoluntionized the way films are made.
NETWORKING ROOM (30m) - Network with the filmmakers of the festival. This event is free but by invite only and is limited. Request an invite by email: RidgewoodGuildFilmFest@Gmail.com. Sponsored by Super Cellars.
AWARDS PRESENTATION (25m)
|Scene from Alina with Alia Shawkat (Search Party, Arrested Development)|