RIFC - Rhode Island Film Collaborative - Independent Films and Filmmakers in RI

Filmaking Through Community

past productions

RIFC's films use a collaborative process for helping filmmakers get their films made. RIFC's Official projects to backed by the RIFC from pre-production to distribution. RIFC's Affiliated projects are supported by the RIFC in one or more phases of production.

Don't Eat Me

Director: Kris Avedisian

  A genre-bending zombie film, Don't Eat Me follows a couple's deteriorating relationship at a time of a zombie breakout.

Currently in Distribution

Green Grass

Director: Jeff Craddock

  An exploration of immigration in America through the realities faced by two men, both fathers doing what they have to do for their families. For more info, see www.greengrassfilm.com

Currently in Distribution


Director: Dave Trodella


A man's consuming urge to taste human flesh leads him to seek out willing suicidals.

Currently in Post Production

This Actually Happens

Director: David Splinter

  When their daughter attempts suicide, her parents face the questions they have spent years avoiding.

Currently in Distribution

Sleep: A Novel

Director: Broto Chakrabarti

  A fledgling writer struggles with writer's block as she works on her first novel.

In the novel, a smalltown businessman involves his new employee in his expanding business.

A doctor prepares for his patient's assisted suicide.

When the writer meets the doctor, her story jumpstarts forward, but in unexpected directions.

Currently in Post Production

The Prince and the Toad

Director: Mark Chang

  Troubled by his new babysitter, a crafty cherub finds new use for his Lego skills.

Currently in Distribution

The Daydream

Director: Kal Mkhlaffi

  Diagnosed as lacking in "company spirit", a disillusioned office worker is promptly pitched into a world of prescriptions, drug tests and health screenings, until an alternative voice suggests his problems are bigger than his pills can cure. Won an award in the Best Shorts category at Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Currently in Distribution

Final Audit

Director: Mike Ryan

  10-minute noir about an accountant's fateful night at a diner.

Currently in Post Production

RIFC Affiliated Productions

The RIFC has also been affiliated with the following productions:

After the Gloaming, directed by Eric Weindel
Herbeast Comes to Life, directed by Steven Gatta
Hour Zero, directed by Chris Magdalenski
Life's a Drag, directed by Lara Sebastian
Print Error, directed by Jenn Dlugos
Used Books, directed by Daniel Lee White
Vampire Nation, directed by Todd LeComte
Everything but Free, a feature film directed by Dr. Silas Pinto
G-Force, directed by Daniel Lee White